Running graphics-accelerated GUI apps in LXD containers on a Ubuntu desktop

Note: This post is about LXD containers. These are system containers, which means they are similar to Docker but behave somewhat like virtual machines. When you start a LXD (lex-dee) container, you are starting a new system on your computer, with its own IP address and all. You can get LXD as a snap package. Go to install snap support, then sudo snap install lxd. See also Getting Started with LXD.
In that older post, we saw how to setup a LXD container in order to run GUI apps from there, and have them appear on our X11 desktop.
How to run graphics-accelerated GUI apps in LXD containers on your Ubuntu desktop

In this post, we are going to see how to easily set up our LXD installation in order to be able to launch on demand containers that we can run GUI apps in them. First, we will see the instructions

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