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Container runtimes for macOS and Linux with minimal setup. More information:

  • Start the daemon in the background:

colima start

  • Create a configuration file and use it:

colima start --edit

  • Start and setup containerd (install nerdctl to use containerd via nerdctl):

colima start --runtime containerd

  • Start with Kubernetes (kubectl is required):

colima start --kubernetes

  • Customize CPU count, RAM memory and disk space (in GiB):

colima start --cpu {{number}} --memory {{memory}} --disk {{storage_space}}

  • Use Docker via Colima (Docker is required):

colima start

  • List containers with their information and status:

colima list

  • Show runtime status:

colima status