Docker and Docker Compose Installation

Install Docker and Docker Compose Installation #

Install Docker Engine #

Uninstall old versions #

for pkg in docker-doc docker-compose podman-docker containerd runc; do sudo apt-get remove $pkg; done

Set up the repository #

  1. Update the apt package index and install packages to allow apt to use a repository over HTTPS:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install ca-certificates curl gnupg lsb-release
  1. Add Docker’s official GPG key:
sudo install -m 0755 -d /etc/apt/keyrings \
  && curl -fsSL | sudo gpg --dearmor -o /etc/apt/keyrings/docker.gpg \
  && sudo chmod a+r /etc/apt/keyrings/docker.gpg
  1. Use the following command to set up the stable repository. To add the nightly or test repository, add the word nightly or test (or both) after the word stable in the commands below.
echo \
  "deb [arch="$(dpkg --print-architecture)" signed-by=/etc/apt/keyrings/docker.gpg] \
  "$(. /etc/os-release && echo "$VERSION_CODENAME")" stable" | \
  sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/docker.list > /dev/null

Install Docker Engine #

sudo apt update && sudo apt-get install docker-ce docker-ce-cli docker-buildx-plugin docker-compose-plugin

Add your user to the docker group. #

sudo usermod -aG docker $USER
  1. Log out and log back in so that your group membership is re-evaluated.

Install Docker Compose #

  1. Run this command to download the current stable release of Docker Compose:
sudo curl -SL -o /usr/local/bin/docker-compose
  1. Apply executable permissions to the binary:
sudo chmod +x /usr/local/bin/docker-compose

Note: If the command docker-compose fails after installation, check your path. You can also create a symbolic link to /usr/bin or any other directory in your path.

sudo ln -s /usr/local/bin/docker-compose /usr/bin/docker-compose
  1. Test the installation
docker-compose --version
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