Open-source C projects categorized as KVM | Edit details

KVM (for Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution for Linux on x86 hardware containing virtualization extensions (Intel VT or AMD-V). It was merged into the mainline Linux kernel in version 2.6.20, which was released on February 5, 2007.

Top 5 C KVM Projects

  • GitHub repo barrier

    Open-source KVM software

    Project mention: iMac & Windows PC Setup - Really happy how it turned out | reddit.com/r/Workspaces | 2022-01-15

    I use my mac mini as my primary and started using my windows machine because i need to use an app thats windows only. I’ve been using this for the past week with success. Although, it does stutter at times, but my windows tasks aren’t speed critical (like gaming) https://github.com/debauchee/barrier for the past week.

  • GitHub repo kvm-guest-drivers-windows

    Windows paravirtualized

    Project mention: Proxmox: Windows VM RAM usage grows higher and higher and stops growing at 95% to 99% | reddit.com/r/homelab | 2021-09-01

    Installing both 0.1.190 and 196 doesn't fix the problem for me. So I guess I will live without balloon driver for now. Later I will report to https://github.com/virtio-win/kvm-guest-drivers-windows/issues.

  • OPS

    OPS - Build and Run Open Source Unikernels. Quickly and easily build and deploy open source unikernels in tens of seconds. Deploy in any language to any cloud.

  • GitHub repo ustreamer

    µStreamer - Lightweight and fast MJPG-HTTP streamer

    Project mention: Hosting/forwarding video capture to a web/app or interface possiblities? | reddit.com/r/selfhosted | 2021-09-29
  • GitHub repo wiser

    :racehorse: Extremely minimal vmm for linux written in C. Hopefully someday will spin linux-vm for you.

    Project mention: Wiser – minimal hypervisor boots Linux VM. Written in C | news.ycombinator.com | 2021-07-22
  • GitHub repo OSX_GVT-D

    Guide to pass iGPU to MacOS KVM guest.

    Project mention: Linux host running a single GPU for a Mac guest | reddit.com/r/VFIO | 2022-01-14
NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2022-01-15.

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What are some of the best open-source KVM projects in C? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 barrier 15,322
2 kvm-guest-drivers-windows 1,082
3 ustreamer 817
4 wiser 236
5 OSX_GVT-D 37
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