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Hello everyone, today I am going to install Docker on my Raspberry Pi. I am running Raspbian on my Pi device. As you know, Raspbian is Debian based Linux distribution designed for ARM processor like Raspberry Pi. Installing Docker on Raspberry Pi is pretty similar to other system such as Ubuntu or Debian. Docker is a great way to virtualize applications. It is lightweight and very powerful.
Steps to Install Docker on Raspberry Pi
Step 1. Access Raspberry Pi
In most cases, you will need to connect to your Raspberry Pi via SSH. From Windows 10, you can use Termius or Putty to connect to Pi via SSH.
Step 2. Update Your System
Use the following command to update Raspbian local repository
Step 3. Install Docker
Now use this command to install Docker on Raspbian
apt install docker.io
root@raspberrypi:~# apt install docker.io Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: lxkeymap python-cairo python-gobject python-gobject-2 python-gtk2 python-xklavier Use 'apt autoremove' to remove them. The following additional packages will be installed: cgroupfs-mount Suggested packages: aufs-tools btrfs-tools debootstrap lxc rinse zfs-fuse | zfsutils The following NEW packages will be installed: cgroupfs-mount docker.io 0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 5 not upgraded. Need to get 4,841 kB of archives. After this operation, 22.8 MB of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue? [Y/n]
Now check the Docker version
root@raspberrypi:~# docker --version Docker version 1.8.3, build f4bf5c7
At this point, we have successfully install Docker on Raspberry Pi. Thanks for deading this article.