Install the latest Docker release on Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
A working install of Ubuntu 18.04 with root privileges
- # – requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of
- $ – requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user
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Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa)
Docker has revolutionized how web applications are hosted and servers are run. Docker containers allow server administrators to compartmentalize their applications like virtual machines, but containers are much lighter weight, are easier to manager, and add less overhead.
Installing Docker on Ubuntu is very simple. Because Ubuntu is a popular choice for the cloud, the entire process has been streamlined to a science.