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Docker for Developers, 2nd Edition by Chris Tankersley

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2 Getting Started

Before we begin using Docker, we are going to need to install it. There will be a few caveats that we are going to discuss as we go through the installation because, unless you are on Linux, we’re going to need some extra software to utilize Docker. This will create some extra issues down the road, but rest assured I’ll keep you abreast of the more disasterous pitfalls that you may encounter, or various issues that might arise on non-Linux systems.

The installation is normally fairly easy no matter what OS you are going to use, so let’s get cracking. We’re going to install Docker Community Edition 17.03. I’ll go over some basic installation, but you can always refer to https://docs.docker.com/installation/ for anything special ...

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