Step by Step Guide to Install Docker on CentOS

Docker is a popular containerization platform that helps developers to build, deploy, and run applications efficiently. This guide will walk you through the process of installing Docker on CentOS.

Step 1: Update the System

Before installing Docker, it is recommended to update the system packages to the latest version. Run the following command to update the system:

sudo yum update

Step 2: Install Required Packages

Docker requires several packages to be installed on the system. To install these packages, run the following command:

sudo yum install -y yum-utils device-mapper-persistent-data lvm2

Step 3: Add Docker Repository

To install Docker, you need to add the Docker repository to your system. Run the following command to add the Docker repository:

sudo yum-config-manager --add-repo

Step 4: Install Docker

Finally, run the following command to install Docker on your CentOS system:

sudo yum install docker-ce

Step 5: Start and Enable Docker

After installing Docker, start the Docker service by running the following command:

sudo systemctl start docker

To enable Docker to start automatically at boot time, run the following command:

sudo systemctl enable docker

That's it! Docker is now installed on your CentOS system. You can verify the installation by running the following command:

docker --version

In conclusion, installing Docker on CentOS is a straightforward process that requires a few simple commands. With Docker, you can easily build, deploy, and run applications in containers, making it a valuable tool for developers.

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