Deal Valve, Please add Podman (and maybe Distrobox) to Steam OS so we can develop without breaking the read-only filesystem

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  • distrobox

    Use any linux distribution inside your terminal. Enable both backward and forward compatibility with software and freedom to use whatever distribution you’re more comfortable with. Mirror available at: https://gitlab.com/89luca89/distrobox

    Could you please add Podman (and maybe also Distrobox) to Steam OS by default?

  • silverblue-site

    website for Fedora Silverblue

    This is how other immutable operating systems (Fedora Silverblue) deal with development in immutable environments.

  • InfluxDB

    Build time-series-based applications quickly and at scale.. InfluxDB is the Time Series Platform where developers build real-time applications for analytics, IoT and cloud-native services. Easy to start, it is available in the cloud or on-premises.

  • podman

    Podman: A tool for managing OCI containers and pods.

    Could you please add Podman (and maybe also Distrobox) to Steam OS by default?

  • Qbert

    Qbert generates a root overlay where you can install whatever software you need without messing your filesystem

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