What is Multipass?
It's a system that orchestrates the creation, management and maintenance of virtual machines and associated Ubuntu images to simplify development.
Multipass is a tool in the Virtual Machine category of a tech stack.
Multipass is an open source tool with 6.1K GitHub stars and 539 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Multipass's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Multipass?
9 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Multipass.
- Ubuntu LTS on tap
- Up to date
- Native hypervisor
- Optimised guests
- Platform integration
Multipass Alternatives & Comparisons
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