How To Install Docker on Debian 10 Buster

Install Docker on Debian 10

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Docker Compose on Debian 10. For those of you who didn’t know, Docker is an open-source project that automates the deployment of the application inside the software container. The container allows the developer to package up all project resources such as libraries, dependencies, assets etc. Docker is written in a Go Programming language and is developed by Dotcloud. It is basically a container engine which uses the Linux Kernel features like namespaces and control groups to create containers on top of an operating system and automates the application deployment on the container.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation Docker Compose latest version on a Debian 10 (Buster) server.

Install Docker on Debian 10 Buster

Step 1. Before we install any software, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running these following apt commands in the terminal:

Step 2. Installing Docker on Debian 10.

Now, install some required packages on your system for installing Docker on Debian system:

Next, download Docker’s official GPG key to verify the integrity of packages before installing:

Add the stable Docker APT repository to your system’s software repository list:

Your system is now ready for Docker installation. Run the following commands to upgrade apt index and then install Docker:

The service will start automatically after the installation. Check the status by typing:

You can also verify the installation by asking for the Docker version:

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Docker. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Docker Compose on Debian 10 Buster server. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Docker website.

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