Linux desktop, inside of a container, inside of a browser??? Yes. A Webtop.

Have you ever thought about running a Linux desktop inside of a container? Me neither until I found this awesome project from LinuxServer called Webtops.A webtop is a technology stack that allows you to run Ubuntu or Alpine Linux within a container that is fully accessible from a browser.This allows you to use most Linux features with a container with a fraction of the cost of resources.Join me as we configure one from beginning to end.

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Docker Setup

See this post on how to install docker and docker-compose


docker-compose.yml and .env can be found here

Files and folders

mkdir webtop
cd webtop
mkdir config
cd ..
nano docker-compose.yml

Create Webtop container

docker-compose up -d

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🚀 Don’t forget to check out the 🚀Launchpad repo with all of the quick start source files

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