How to install docker ubuntu 18.04

Installing Docker on a newly configured dedicated server can be a useful way to deploy and manage applications in a consistent and isolated environment. Docker allows you to package your applications and their dependencies into lightweight containers that can be easily deployed and run on any platform that supports Docker. In this tutorial, we have provided step-by-step instructions for installing Docker on Ubuntu 18.04.

install docker ubuntu 18.04

To install Docker Ubuntu 18.04, follow these steps:

  1. Update the apt package index and install dependencies:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install apt-transport-https ca-certificates curl gnupg-agent software-properties-common
  1. Add the Docker GPG key:
curl -fsSL https://download.docker.com/linux/ubuntu/gpg | sudo apt-key add -
  1. Add the Docker repository to APT sources:
sudo add-apt-repository "deb [arch=amd64] https://download.docker.com/linux/ubuntu $(lsb_release -cs) stable"
  1. Update the package index and install Docker:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install docker-ce docker-ce-cli containerd.io
  1. Verify that Docker is installed correctly by running the hello-world image:
sudo docker run hello-world

If everything is set up correctly, you should see a message saying “Hello from Docker!”

Note: The instructions above are for Ubuntu 18.04. If you are looking to install docker ubuntu 20.04, you may need to adjust the instructions accordingly or you can check the link for a complete guide.

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