Run GUI applications and desktops in Docker

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  • GitHub repo x11docker

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

    The wiki of x11docker describes some short setups without x11docker, too: https://github.com/mviereck/x11docker/wiki/Short-setups-to-p...

  • GitHub repo kaptain

    GUI frontend for shell commands

    The readme says it uses kaptain. A tool to create qt-based GUIs for shell scripts.

    https://github.com/mviereck/kaptain

  • Scout APM

    Less time debugging, more time building. Scout APM allows you to find and fix performance issues with no hassle. Now with error monitoring and external services monitoring, Scout is a developer's best friend when it comes to application development.

  • GitHub repo docker-gb-dev

    docker-based full toolkit for developing gameboy games

    I made this to contain a bunch of graphical apps used for gameboy-development: https://github.com/konsumer/docker-gb-dev

    It has wine and some old windows-only apps. I took a different approach, and used a VNC server. Not quite as fast, but doesn't require the host to have an Xserver. I even include a little web-based VNC client, so no install is needed.

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