The OS, flavor and version, where it's easiest to install Docker is in Ubuntu Trusty 14.04 LTS. This is a pretty quick task since we can use the built-in package manager
Note that Docker is called
docker.io here and just
docker on other platforms since Ubuntu (and Debian) already has a package named
First we open a terminal and execute these commands one by one:
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install docker.io source /etc/bash_completion.d/docker.io
Here, we first update the lists of the packet manager
apt-get in order to get information about all the packages, versions, and dependencies that are available. The next line actually installs Docker, and after that, we enable Ubuntu to tab-complete ...