Distrobox

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https://github.com/89luca89/distrobox

Needs Podman or Docker installed

Commands

Create Distrobox container


Export Distrobox container

podman container commit -p distrobox_name image_name_you_choose
podman save image_name_you_choose:latest | gzip > image_name_you_choose.tar.gz

# Example
# podman container commit -p arch-toolbox arch-toolbox-2022-05-03
# podman save arch-toolbox-2022-05-03:latest | gzip > arch-toolbox-2022-05-03.tar.gz

Import Distrobox container

podman load < image_name_you_choose.tar.gz
distrobox create --image image_name_you_choose:latest --name distrobox_name
distrobox enter --name distrobox_name

# Example
# podman load < arch-toolbox-2022-05-03.tar.gz
# distrobox create --image arch-toolbox-2022-05-03:latest --name arch-toolbox
# distrobox enter --name arch-toolbox

Arch Linux GUI fix