Getting started with docker

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  $ sudo yum -y remove docker
 
  $ sudo yum -y remove docker
 
  $ sudo yum -y install docker-io
 
  $ sudo yum -y install docker-io
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To start the docker service use systemctl
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$ sudo systemctl start docker
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We can launch a Docker running Fedora image by doing the following:
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$ sudo docker run -i -t fedora /bin/bash
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The command above will download the Fedora image from Docker public repos and run it.

Revision as of 19:07, 21 March 2014

This page deals with using Fedora to run Docker containers.

Contents

Using Docker on Fedora

Installing and Configuring Docker on Fedora

System Requirements

  • Docker can run only on 64 bit systems (for now, at least).
  • Kernel version 3.8 and above are supported. 3.2 to 3.5 are known to be unstable with docker

Installing Docker packages

First off we need to get rid of docker package which is known to conflict as per this bug

$ sudo yum -y remove docker
$ sudo yum -y install docker-io

To start the docker service use systemctl

$ sudo systemctl start docker

We can launch a Docker running Fedora image by doing the following:

$ sudo docker run -i -t fedora /bin/bash

The command above will download the Fedora image from Docker public repos and run it.