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Docker and fedora 21

asked 2015-03-05 08:45:13 -0500

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updated 2015-03-06 09:04:02 -0500

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Hey guys,

When I installed fedora 21 I tried to use docker but was unable to install the package I tried yum and says that cant package. Is there an RPM for it ? How do I go about installing docker on fedora 21 on a 64 bit system ?


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Can you be more specific about the command you ran, and the output of the command?

randomuser gravatar imagerandomuser ( 2015-03-05 09:39:52 -0500 )edit

Apparently, there are 4 answers here, none of them shows up...

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2015-03-05 12:16:51 -0500 )edit

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answered 2015-03-05 10:42:24 -0500

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Without the specific error is difficult to diagnose the problem. Anyway, to install docker on Fedora 21 you should execute the following commands as root:

yum -y install docker-io
systemctl start docker
systemctl enable docker

And you are all set.

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answered 2015-03-05 12:14:16 -0500

For installation/configuration, yo can follow the steps:

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For Fedora21 these installation instructions are not quite correct. The package is called docker-io, not docker. --> sudo yum install docker-io

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2015-03-05 13:11:06 -0500 )edit

answered 2015-03-05 10:15:36 -0500

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yum -y install docker-io
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answered 2015-03-05 12:08:08 -0500

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Docker is part of the Fedora repositories.

You should be able install it by following command: sudo yum -y install docker-io.

You can find instructions howto start the docker daemon here.

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