How to install Docker UI on Ubuntu 16.04

This tutorial is going to show you how to install Docker UI on Ubuntu 16.04, a simple user interface for Docker Management. Docker UI is one of many Docker graphical user interface available out there. So far, my favorite is still Portainer but it is good to know Docker UI in action and see if it fits you. Before we go through the installation, lets have a look at some screenshots of Docker UI in action.

docker ui on ubuntu

Docker UI comes with some basic features to manage Docker. You can see the list of containers, images, network and volumes. Start, Stop, restart containers can be done in few steps. Docker UI is very helpful tool to manage Docker. It manage Docker installed on the local system where Docker UI is installed. It lack capability to manage remote Docker. If you need this missing feature, you should go for Portainer.

How to install Docker UI on Ubuntu 16.04

Installing Docker UI is super easy. Follow these steps to get started.

  1. Install Docker
  2. Install Docker UI

Step 1. Install Docker

Please visit this page to install Docker on Ubuntu 16.04. Once installed, make sure the Docker daemon is running.

Step 2. Install Docker UI

To install Docker UI, simply copy and paste the following command

docker run -d -p 9000:9000 --privileged -v /var/run/docker.sock:/var/run/docker.sock uifd/ui-for-docker

Now open web browser and type the following address to open Docker UI



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