How to install Docker on Ubuntu 16.04

Ubuntu Tutorial – Today, we will learn how to install Docker on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus. When this post is written, Docker 17.05 is available for download. Docker is a modern technology to run application inside a container. On this tutorial, I will show you how to setup docker repository for Ubuntu and then install Docker on Ubuntu. For more information about Docker, please visit

Steps to install Docker on Ubuntu 16.04


Step 1. Install required packages

Step 2. Add GPG key

Step 3. Add the repository

Step 4. Update system and install Docker

Step 5. Check Docker status and version

Check Docker version
At this point we’ve successfully installed Docker Community Edition on Ubuntu 16.04. We will learn more about Docker, please subscribe to this blog.

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