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Rancher Desktop v0.6.0

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@mattfarina mattfarina released this 11 Oct 19:28
· 9551 commits to main since this release

This is a feature release of Rancher Desktop, an open source desktop application to bring Kubernetes and container management to Mac, Windows, and Linux. The release contains some feature changes along with various bug fixes.

You can read the announcement post on the SUSE Community site.

Highlighted Features

  • A Technical Preview of Linux support. Rancher Desktop is coming to Linux desktops. Attached to this release you'll find a Debian package and an RPM. You can install Rancher Desktop on various Linux distributions. With this tech preview the deb and rpm are attached to the release. In the future they will be served out of repositories.
  • On Mac and Linux, the home directory is mounted as writable. This impacts volume mounts.
  • The Images user interface now supports containerd namespaces. Containerd namespaces are separate from Kubernetes namespaces.
  • Better status messages as Kubernetes and containerd come online.

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The full version changelog, from v0.5.0, can be found using GitHub compare.