On Docker

Created Thursday 06 April 2023

Installing Docker

Windows - https://docs.sevenbridges.com/docs/install-docker-on-windows
Mac - https://docs.docker.com/desktop/install/mac-install/
Linux -

As demonstrated in class
Update your system (sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade)

sudo apt install docker.io docker docker-compose
SHOULD be sufficient. If not, more info here:https://docs.docker.com/engine/install/ubuntu/

- Permissions on startup. The "best" thing to do is to NOT use sudo and instead properly add yourself to the "docker" group.

That being said, if you're in a VM and not doing anything crucial, running everything as sudo may be fine.

Next, I strongly recommend "docker-compose" for your projects.

- Create a directory for your project.
- Go into that directory, and create an appropriate "docker-compose.yml" file (e.g. copy and paste from docker hub or similar)
- Modify the file as needed e.g.

-change ports
- create a directory for files that matches the
- Save, and run docker-compose up