Shell GUI

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Top 7 Shell GUI Projects

  • GitHub repo x11docker

    Run GUI applications and desktops in docker and podman containers. Focus on security.

    Project mention: Tumbleweed: Connecting X11 desktop through systemd-nspawn or other non-desktop container? | | 2022-01-14

    It's straighforward to have your container talk to Xorg directly but for a better experience take a look at as it does the heavy lifting regarding GPU, sounds, devices, etc.

  • GitHub repo pi-apps

    Raspberry Pi App Store for Open Source Projects

    Project mention: Dwarf Fortress Mobile: Running Dwarf Fortress on Android Devices | | 2021-12-03

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  • SonarQube

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  • GitHub repo zoonavigator

    Web-based ZooKeeper UI / editor / browser

    Project mention: ZooKeeper cluster with Docker Compose | | 2021-01-26

    Finally, we can also set up a container that will run zoonavigator, a web-based ZooKeeper UI and editor/browser with many features.

  • GitHub repo x11-packages

    A set of packages using X11 Windows System.

    Project mention: Latest Xfce desktop terminals not working | | 2021-12-16


  • GitHub repo fimage

    Portable Fuchsia Emulator (by dahliaOS)

    Project mention: Release FImage 220108 · dahliaOS/fimage - FImage updated to the latest version of Fuchsia | | 2022-01-08
  • GitHub repo gow

    GOW - stream games (and GUI) over Docker (by games-on-whales)

    Project mention: I'm giving out microgrants to open source projects for the third year in a row! Brag about your projects here so I can see them, big or small! | | 2021-12-29

    I'm working on Games on Whales the goal is to make it easier to use docker containers in order to run videogames or GUI apps on a remote host.

  • GitHub repo TwistUP

    The new, simple Twister OS patcher

    Project mention: Raspberry pi 400 alternative distro | | 2021-01-22

    It is based on Raspberry Pi OS, and because of that most of its components are open source. As for its own components, I was able to find source code for some of them - here is the updater for example. It's true that the site does look barebones though.

  • 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.

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 2022-01-14.

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Project Stars
1 x11docker 3,834
2 pi-apps 695
3 zoonavigator 379
4 x11-packages 362
5 fimage 221
6 gow 81
7 TwistUP 17
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