A collection of free and open source container software and libraries for creating installers, software packages, container virtualisation, flexible containers and development environments. Sourced under a creative commons. This list will be updated regularly. Email over the URL, if you wish to be included.

Software Containers
Operating system–level virtualization.

  • Bitnami – Produces open source installers or software packages for web applications and development stacks as well as virtual appliances.
  • Docker – Open platform for developers and sysadmins to build, ship, and run distributed applications.
  • LXC – Userspace interface for the Linux kernel containment features.
  • LXD – LXD is a container “hypervisor”.
  • OpenVZ – Container-based virtualization for Linux.
  • Docker Compose – Fast, isolated development environments using Docker.
  • Singularity – Flexible containers without root.

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