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Initializing the Docker Environment

Docker is the leading containerization platform. If you are using containers, you are likely using Docker. In order to work with Docker, you must have the Docker daemon, and CLI available. This lab teaches you how to set up your environment, so you can get started working with Docker today!

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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 15m
Clock icon Nov 20, 2020

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Install Docker

    1. Install the latest version of Docker from Docker's repository.
  2. Challenge

    Enable the Docker Daemon

    1. Using systemd, start the Docker daemon, and set it to run at startup.
  3. Challenge

    Configure User Permissions

    1. Add your user to the docker group.
  4. Challenge

    Run a Test Image

    1. Run the hello-world image to ensure everything was installed properly.

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