Install docker on windows | Just Double Click & Docker Ready


Install docker on windows is very easy to install. Just follow the below following steps. And then you are good to go to install docker on windows.

Finally, you made your mind to work or learn Docker. That’s a very fantastic thing to do. Because in future only Docker will be used for software development. Starting learning from today is just making yourself advance and getting ready for more future opportunities.

Install docker version on windows

Actually docker provide different docker version to install on different windows version. So before preceding further, first you must know your windows version. After confirming windows version. Then select the Docker to install on your windows.

There are two docker version available to install on windows.

  1. Docker Desktop
  2. Docker Toolbox

Select Docker version to install on Windows

Select the docker version for installation on your windows machine. If you meet the below following requirements .

Docker Desktop

  • Windows 10
  • Professional, Enterprise or Education
  • 64-bit recommend
  • 4 GB RAM

Docker Toolbox

  • Windows 10 (Home)
  • Or Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • 4 GB RAM

Install Docker Desktop on windows 10 (Pro, Ent.)

Before installing docker desktop.

First enable the Hyper-V virtualization. By default it is enabled.

So, for checking the virtualization is enabled or not

  1. Right click on Toolbar
  2. Select Task manager
  3. Go to performance tab
  4. See bottom right side below

But if virtualization is not enabled then go to the BIOS setting and enable it.

Download the Docker Desktop

After downloading, select the following steps and it will install.

Double click the file for installation.

Select Remove protection and open.

When installation complete, select Close and logout.

Then Restart computer.

After restart, Open the Command line or CMD.

First check docker status, by using below command

systemctl status docker

If it show unactive then active it, by using below command.

systemctl start docker

Then check the docker version.

sudo docker -v

After checking docker version. Then its time to check docker is working fine or not. So type below command and see following results are matched.

sudo docker run hello

Install Docker Toolbox on Windows 7, 8, 10(Home)

Before Installing Docker Toolbox

Firstly, enable the Virtualization. By default it is enabled.

So, check the virtualization enabled or not

  1. Right click on Toolbar
  2. Select Task manager
  3. Go to performance tab
  4. See bottom right side below

But if virtualization is not enabled then go to the BIOS setting and enable it.

Download the Docker Toolbox

After downloading, select the following steps to install.

  1. Double click on the file for installation.
  2. Select next.
  3. Choose custom installation.
  4. Select upgrade, if not selected.
  5. Now install.

When installation completes.

After that Restart computer.

Then open the Command line or CMD.

First check the Docker Status, by using below command.

systemctl status docker

If it show unactive then active it, by using below command.

systemctl start docker

Now check the docker version.

sudo docker -v

Check docker is working fine or not. So for that type below command. And then see following results are matched or not.

sudo docker run hello


What is Docker

Before installing the Docker on you machine. First please know the basic concept of Docker. If you know Docker, Then it will be very easy for you work directly.

Therefore I have written an article. This is very simple and easy to understand. Also the article is designed for beginner and intermediate level.

Basic Docker Commands

When you are done with the installation process of docker on windows machine. Then you must learn the docker command. except for performing on docker, you must know basic docker commands.

Conclusion

In the conclusion, you have learned the installation process of docker on windows. When you complete the reading of this article. Then, I am sure you will be clear in your mind. That which docker version should install on windows.

While following those steps, you won’t face any error. So it’ll be hassle free docker installation on windows for you.

Therefore, I hope this text was very helpful for you to put in docker on windows.

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