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  • macos-subsystem-for-linux

    Guide on how to use Qemu to create a similar effect to Windows Subsystem for Linux on macOS. Unfinished; contributions are welcome!

  • multipass

    Multipass orchestrates virtual Ubuntu instances

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  • Podman Desktop

    Podman Desktop - A graphical tool for developing on containers and Kubernetes


    /? vagrant Kubernetes MacOS

    You get all that put together one time on one box and realize you could have scripted the whole thing, but you need bash 4+ or Python 3+ so it all depends on `brew` first:

  • ansible-for-kubernetes

    Ansible and Kubernetes examples from Ansible for Kubernetes Book

  • dotfiles

    Bash, Python, IPython scripts, and userspace configuration (by westurner)



  • miniforge

    A conda-forge distribution.

  • lima

    Linux virtual machines, with a focus on running containers

  • This is also achieved through:


  • WorkOS

    The modern identity platform for B2B SaaS. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

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  • macpine

    Lightweight Linux VMs on MacOS

  • imgact_linux

    OSX KEXT to allow seamless running of Linux binary executables (through Noah ABI) aka binfmt-misc for OSX

  • Exactly, and there's a binfmt-like autoloader for that:

  • darling

    Darwin/macOS emulation layer for Linux

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