What is Lima?
It launches Linux virtual machines with automatic file sharing, port forwarding, and containerd. It can be considered as some sort of unofficial "macOS subsystem for Linux", or "containerd for Mac". It is expected to be used on macOS hosts, but can be used on Linux hosts as well. It may work on NetBSD and Windows hosts as well.
Lima is a tool in the Virtual Machine Platforms & Containers category of a tech stack.
Lima is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Lima's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Lima?
- Automatic file sharing
- Automatic port forwarding
- Built-in support for containerd
- Intel on Intel
- ARM on Intel
- ARM on ARM (untested)
- Intel on ARM (untested)
- Ubuntu guest
- Fedora guest
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