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rkt is described as 'is the next-generation container manager for Linux clusters. Designed for security, simplicity, and composability within modern cluster architectures, rkt discovers, verifies, fetches, and executes application containers with pluggable isolation' and is a Virtualization tool in the network & admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to rkt for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Self-Hosted solutions and Minecraft. The best alternative is Docker, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like rkt are Flatpak, Podman, AppImageKit and containerd.

rkt alternatives are mainly Virtualization Tools but may also be Package Managers or Operating Systems. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of rkt.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

rkt is the next-generation container manager for Linux clusters. Designed for security, simplicity, and composability...

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    Docker

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • FreeNAS

    Docker is an open-source engine that automates the deployment of any application as a lightweight, portable, self-sufficient container that will run virtually anywhere.

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  2. Distributing applications on Linux is a pain: different distributions in multiple versions, each with their own versions of libraries and packaging formats. Flatpak is here to change all that.

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    Podman

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    podman is a daemonless container runtime for managing containers, pods, and container images. It is intended as a counterpart to CRI-O, to provide low-level debugging not available through the CRI interface used by Kubernetes.

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    AppImageKit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Using AppImageKit you can package desktop applications as AppImages that run on common Linux-based operating systems, such as RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian and derivatives.

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedAppImageKit is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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    containerd

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    An industry-standard container runtime with an emphasis on simplicity, robustness and portability

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    Singularity

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Singularity is a container solution with a focus on building reproducible software stacks and running them most efficiently on existing HPC, scientific, compute farm and even enterprise architectures.

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  7. FreeBSD Jails

    • FreeOpen Source
    • BSD
    • FreeBSD
    • DragonFly BSD

    The FreeBSD jail mechanism is an implementation of operating system-level virtualization that allows system administrators to partition a FreeBSD-based computer system into several independent mini-systems called jails.

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    Chef Habitat

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Automation that travels with the app. Chef Habitat allows any app to be independent of any particular infrastructure environment, like containers or PaaS.

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  9. plash

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    plash is a flexible container build and run engine. It supports rootless containers, needs no daemons and runs inside docker.

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    Dockercraft

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Minecraft
    • Docker

    Docker + Minecraft = Dockercraft. Contribute to docker/dockercraft development by creating an account on GitHub.

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