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A toolkit for building secure, portable and lean operating systems for containers
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What is LinuxKit?

LinuxKit, a toolkit for building custom minimal, immutable Linux distributions. Designed for building and running clustered applications, including but not limited to container orchestration such as Docker or Kubernetes.
LinuxKit is a tool in the Container Tools category of a tech stack.
LinuxKit is an open source tool with 7.5K GitHub stars and 957 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to LinuxKit's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses LinuxKit?


10 developers on StackShare have stated that they use LinuxKit.

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LinuxKit Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to LinuxKit?
It is designed for security, consistency, and reliability. Instead of installing packages via yum or apt, it uses Linux containers to manage your services at a higher level of abstraction. A single service's code and all dependencies are packaged within a container that can be run on one or many machines.
Ubuntu is an ancient African word meaning ‘humanity to others’. It also means ‘I am what I am because of who we all are’. The Ubuntu operating system brings the spirit of Ubuntu to the world of computers.
Packer automates the creation of any type of machine image. It embraces modern configuration management by encouraging you to use automated scripts to install and configure the software within your Packer-made images.
The Docker Platform is the industry-leading container platform for continuous, high-velocity innovation, enabling organizations to seamlessly build and share any application — from legacy to what comes next — and securely run them anywhere
It makes it simple to run containers at scale in development, test and production. By containerizing system services and leveraging Docker for management, the operating system provides a very reliable and easy to manage containers.
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LinuxKit's Followers
36 developers follow LinuxKit to keep up with related blogs and decisions.