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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 5.7K GitHub stars and 689 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to LinuxKit's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses LinuxKit?

Companies

Developers
7 developers on StackShare have stated that they use LinuxKit.

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Why developers like LinuxKit?

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LinuxKit Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to LinuxKit?
CoreOS
CoreOS is designed for security, consistency, and reliability. Instead of installing packages via yum or apt, CoreOS 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 CoreOS machines.
Ubuntu
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
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.
Docker
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
Kubernetes
Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers. It handles scheduling onto nodes in a compute cluster and actively manages workloads to ensure that their state matches the users declared intentions.
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LinuxKit's Followers
29 developers follow LinuxKit to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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