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Top 23 Podman Open-Source Projects

  • kind

    Kubernetes IN Docker - local clusters for testing Kubernetes

    Project mention: Automate All the Boring Kubernetes Operations with Python | dev.to | 2022-05-18

    # kind.yaml # https://kind.sigs.k8s.io/docs/user/configuration/ apiVersion: kind.x-k8s.io/v1alpha4 kind: Cluster name: api-playground nodes: - role: control-plane - role: worker - role: worker - role: worker

  • x11docker

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

    Project mention: is there a docker alternative for x applications | reddit.com/r/docker | 2022-02-12

    Instead of using a homegrown solution, check out x11docker. It attempts to safely allow you to use x inside a container. There are certain cases where a malicious actor could take over your computer if you don't mount the relevant things safely.

  • SonarLint

    Deliver Cleaner and Safer Code - Right in Your IDE of Choice!. SonarLint is a free and open source IDE extension that identifies and catches bugs and vulnerabilities as you code, directly in the IDE. Install from your favorite IDE marketplace today.

  • molecule

    Molecule aids in the development and testing of Ansible roles

    Project mention: The Bullhorn #45 (Ansible Newsletter) | reddit.com/r/ansible | 2022-02-10

    Projects to make it easier to write and test Ansible Content. Includes VScode extension, language server, ansible-lint, molecule, ansible-navigator and potentially other development goodies. To see what's planned, and how you can help checkout the foundation-devtools project board

  • podman-compose

    a script to run docker-compose.yml using podman

    Project mention: Podman v4.1 has been released! | reddit.com/r/podman | 2022-05-09

    On the other hand, podman-compose is a different project that will execute podman from the command line.

  • udm-utilities

    A collection of things I have made to make the Unifi Dream Machine more useful

    Project mention: Adguard and Ubiquiti - DNS issues | reddit.com/r/Adguard | 2022-05-16

    UDM Utilities

  • 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.

    Project mention: Leap micro adding Gnome? | reddit.com/r/openSUSE | 2022-05-20
  • simplenetes

    The sns tool is used to manage the full life cycle of your Simplenetes clusters. It integrates with the Simplenetes Podcompiler project podc to compile pods.

    Project mention: We reduced 502 errors by caring about PID 1 in Kubernetes | news.ycombinator.com | 2022-05-18
  • 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.

  • podman-macos

    📦 Podman frontend for macOS

    Project mention: Podman in Linux | news.ycombinator.com | 2021-09-28

    Good to know about the GUI!

    > ETA: Oh hey here it is: https://github.com/heyvito/podman-macos

    This GUI isn't an official Podman application. It's a third party. Not that it's bad or anything, it's just not official.

  • pods

    A podman desktop application

    Project mention: Toolbx Tuner: UI-Concept of toolbx management application, feedback wanted. | reddit.com/r/Fedora | 2022-04-18

    Check out Symphony Pods that was featured in This week in Gnome 35

  • ansible-podman-collections

    Repository for Ansible content that can include playbooks, roles, modules, and plugins for use with the Podman tool

    Project mention: The Bullhorn #42 (Ansible Newsletter) | reddit.com/r/ansible | 2022-01-14

    containers.podman collection released new 1.9.1 version, since last update we have new podman_tag module, also updated module podman_secret which manages secrets for Pods and options for newest Podman Pod versions.

  • kubler

    A generic, extendable build orchestrator.

    Project mention: How is Aarm64 support? I was considering building my own setup based on gentoo in a vm on my m1 MacBook air. | reddit.com/r/Gentoo | 2022-05-08

    Here is link number 1 - Previous text "bug"

  • container-jfr

    Secure JDK Flight Recorder management for containerized JVMs

  • podman-tui

    Podman Terminal UI

    Project mention: Podman Desktop Companion GUI – Parity on All Major OSS | news.ycombinator.com | 2022-04-16

    Looks great! I'm pretty comfortable with the podman command line, but here's another (text-based) management interface that is well done:


  • zerotier-docker

    ZeroTier One as Docker Image

    Project mention: Zerotier | reddit.com/r/openSUSE | 2022-03-10

    You can search for ZeroTier on software.openSUSE.org to see there are a few community repos with zerotier. Personally I now use the docker container version https://github.com/zyclonite/zerotier-docker

  • tent

    Podman (https://podman.io/) based development-only dependency manager for Linux

    Project mention: Jeeves - a Docker-based development-only dependency manager for Windows, Linux, and macOS | reddit.com/r/docker | 2022-01-09

    No no. I've made a similar project in the past that uses Podman. You can find that here https://github.com/fhsinchy/tent

  • container-canary

    A tool for testing and validating container requirements against versioned manifests

    Project mention: it was made for this | reddit.com/r/ProgrammerHumor | 2022-05-16

    https://github.com/NVIDIA/container-canary enters the chat.

  • snc

    Single Node Cluster creation scripts for OpenShift 4.x as used by CodeReady Containers

    Project mention: Introducing MicroShift | reddit.com/r/redhat | 2022-01-30

    Here is link number 1 - Previous text "SNC"

  • nagios-plugins-linux

    :penguin: Nagios-compatible Plugins for Linux

  • Fedora-Guide

    Fedora/CentOS Stream/Red Hat Enterprise Linux Guide

    Project mention: Useful Fedora Guide | reddit.com/r/Fedora | 2022-05-15

    Fedora Guide with a set of useful tools and learning resources.

  • creator-ee

    Ansible Execution environment targeted for content creators. It includes most development tools such ansible-lint, molecule, ...

    Project mention: How to creator-ee | reddit.com/r/ansible | 2022-03-18

    I am really wondering how one uses the creator execution environment that can be found here: https://github.com/ansible/creator-ee

  • podman-api-rs

    Rust interface to Podman (libpod).

    Project mention: Announcing podman-api! Rust client library for libpod Podman | reddit.com/r/rust | 2021-12-21

    Here are the relevant links: GitHub docs.rs crates.io

  • podman-desktop

    launch and setup vms for podman (by jedahan)

    Project mention: Migrating from Docker to Podman | news.ycombinator.com | 2021-09-04

    I wrote this dumb little shell script to use multipass + podman to replace docker-desktop.


  • infraform

    Creating infrastructure and running applications using different platforms

    Project mention: What do YOU do with Python? | reddit.com/r/devops | 2021-07-25

    Automation of common tasks: https://github.com/bregman-arie/infraform

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 2022-05-20.

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

Project Stars
1 kind 9,781
2 x11docker 4,109
3 molecule 3,345
4 podman-compose 2,960
5 udm-utilities 2,376
6 distrobox 1,457
7 simplenetes 714
8 podman-macos 564
9 pods 190
10 ansible-podman-collections 157
11 kubler 137
12 container-jfr 133
13 podman-tui 131
14 zerotier-docker 111
15 tent 107
16 container-canary 96
17 snc 84
18 nagios-plugins-linux 54
19 Fedora-Guide 32
20 creator-ee 29
21 podman-api-rs 29
22 podman-desktop 28
23 infraform 24
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