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Discussion on: Why is Docker on macOS So Much Worse Than Linux?

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Nkululeko Dube

Is it not better to just install vm on your Mac, spin up a Linux OS and then install docker on that?

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Jim Priest

I keep revisiting these posts every few months. Looks like Mutagen integration isn't happening now so I think I'll try the Linux VM as well.

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Eric Nograles Author

Better performing, definitely.

However, it does come with the additional tax of more networking overhead in the form of port forwards to/from the host/guest, or reverse proxying for more complicated setups.