How-to Install Docker CE on Linux Mint 17.x 64bit Easy Guide

April 19th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Docker CE Quick-Start on Mint 17.x




Hello Mint User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Docker Community Edition on Linux Mint 17.x Qiana/Rebecca/Rafaela/Rosa Amd64 GNU/Linux Desktop.

Docker is a Command-line Program, a background Daemon, and a set of Remote Services that take a logistical approach to solving common software problems and simplifying your experience installing, running, publishing, and removing software.

Getting-Started with Docker on Mint is Easy, it’s enough to Install it and then Use the Docker Engine to Create and Manage Containers.

How-to Install Docker on Mint 17.x - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Install Docker on Mint 17.x - Open Terminal
  2. Login as SuperUser
    The default Docker Administration Requires this Privileges…

    sudo su

    Then to Achieve this Session:

    exit
  3. Check if a Previous Docker Version is Installed

    which docker

    If Yes then Remove that with:

    apt remove docker docker-engine
  4. Install PreRequisite Packages

    apt install apt-transport-https \
        ca-certificates software-properties-common  
    
  5. How-to Setup the Docker CE Apt Repository

    Docker Repo Setup
  6. Installing Docker CE

    apt install docker-ce
  7. Testing Docker Installation

    docker run hello-world

    Then Docker will Pull the Repo and Greets You with:
    Hello from Docker! :)

  8. How-to Quick-Start with Docker and Docker Containers

    Docker Quick-Start Guide

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