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 docker.com.

Steps to install Docker on Ubuntu 16.04

 

Step 1. Install required packages

sudo apt-get install apt-transport-https ca-certificates curl software-properties-common

Step 2. Add GPG key

curl -fsSL https://download.docker.com/linux/ubuntu/gpg | sudo apt-key add -

Step 3. Add the repository

sudo add-apt-repository "deb [arch=amd64] https://download.docker.com/linux/ubuntu $(lsb_release -cs) stable"

Step 4. Update system and install Docker

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install docker-ce

Step 5. Check Docker status and version

dhani@dhani-ThinkPad-T450:~$ sudo systemctl status docker
● docker.service - Docker Application Container Engine
   Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/docker.service; enabled; vendor preset: e
   Active: active (running) since Rab 2017-05-10 22:20:27 WIB; 17s ago
     Docs: https://docs.docker.com
 Main PID: 20342 (dockerd)
   CGroup: /system.slice/docker.service
           ├─20342 /usr/bin/dockerd -H fd://
           └─20349 docker-containerd -l unix:///var/run/docker/libcontainerd/doc

Mei 10 22:20:27 dhani-ThinkPad-T450 dockerd[20342]: time="2017-05-10T22:20:27.46
Mei 10 22:20:27 dhani-ThinkPad-T450 dockerd[20342]: time="2017-05-10T22:20:27.46
Mei 10 22:20:27 dhani-ThinkPad-T450 dockerd[20342]: time="2017-05-10T22:20:27.46
Mei 10 22:20:27 dhani-ThinkPad-T450 dockerd[20342]: time="2017-05-10T22:20:27.46
Mei 10 22:20:27 dhani-ThinkPad-T450 dockerd[20342]: time="2017-05-10T22:20:27.67
Mei 10 22:20:27 dhani-ThinkPad-T450 dockerd[20342]: time="2017-05-10T22:20:27.76
Mei 10 22:20:27 dhani-ThinkPad-T450 dockerd[20342]: time="2017-05-10T22:20:27.81
Mei 10 22:20:27 dhani-ThinkPad-T450 dockerd[20342]: time="2017-05-10T22:20:27.81
Mei 10 22:20:27 dhani-ThinkPad-T450 dockerd[20342]: time="2017-05-10T22:20:27.82
Mei 10 22:20:27 dhani-ThinkPad-T450 systemd[1]: Started Docker Application Conta
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Check Docker version

dhani@dhani-ThinkPad-T450:~$ docker -v
Docker version 17.03.1-ce, build c6d412e

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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