Docker on Elementary OS 6.0 Odin

August 16, 2021

Uninstall old versions

sudo apt-get remove docker docker-engine docker.io containerd runc

Install using the repository

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install \ apt-transport-https \ ca-certificates \ curl \ gnupg \ lsb-release
curl -fsSL https://download.docker.com/linux/ubuntu/gpg | sudo gpg --dearmor -o /usr/share/keyrings/docker-archive-keyring.gpg
echo \
  "deb [arch=amd64 signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/docker-archive-keyring.gpg] https://download.docker.com/linux/ubuntu \
  focal stable" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/docker.list > /dev/null

Install Docker Engine

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install docker-ce docker-ce-cli containerd.io

Install docker-compose

sudo curl -L "https://github.com/docker/compose/releases/download/1.29.2/docker-compose-$(uname -s)-$(uname -m)" -o /usr/local/bin/docker-compose
sudo chmod +x /usr/local/bin/docker-compose

Manage Docker as a non-root user

sudo groupadd docker
sudo usermod -aG docker $USER