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RancherOS Alternatives

RancherOS is described as 'A simplified Linux distribution built from containers, for containers. Everything in RancherOS is managed by Docker, with minimum software needed to run Docker' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are three alternatives to RancherOS for Kubernetes, Linux and Docker. The best alternative is k3OS, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like RancherOS are LinuxKit and Talos Linux.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • Kubernetes

A simplified Linux distribution built from containers, for containers. Everything in RancherOS is managed by Docker, with...

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    k3OS

    • Linux
    • Kubernetes
    3 alternatives to k3OS 

    k3OS is purpose-built to simplify Kubernetes operations in low-resource computing environments. Installs fast. Boots faster. Managed through Kubernetes.

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    LinuxKit

    • Linux
    • Docker
    • Kubernetes
    3 alternatives to LinuxKit 

    A toolkit for building secure, portable and lean operating systems for containers.

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    Talos Linux

    • Linux
    • Kubernetes
    3 alternatives to Talos Linux 

    Talos Linux is a modern Linux distribution built for Kubernetes.

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