Setting up Docker on Linode

A quick guide to setting up Docker on a Linode Ubuntu server. As I go deeper into exploring docker and building applications and services in new ways, I wanted a post that acts as a starting point.

Installing docker

$ sudo apt-get update

First, add the GPG key for the official Docker repository to the system:

$ curl -fsSL | sudo apt-key add -

Add the Docker repository to APT sources:

$ sudo add-apt-repository "deb [arch=amd64] $(lsb_release -cs) stable"

Then Install Docker

sudo apt-get install -y docker-ce

Check the Docker Status

sudo systemctl status docker

That's it docker is now running on our Linux server. I will be adding more posts to the blog as I explore docker more.


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