How to Install Docker on CentOS 8

Install Docker on CentOS 8

In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install Docker on CentOS 8. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.

Docker is an open-source project which allows the creation and distribution of applications inside containers, which are standardized environments that can be easily replicated, independently from the host system.

Install Docker on CentOS

Step 1. The first command will update the package lists to ensure you get the latest version and dependencies.

Step 2. Install Docker on CentOS.

Now, we adding the Docker repository:

Verify that repository has been enabled by typing the following dnf command:

Install Docker using following command:

Now we must enable docker service:

You can check the Docker service status using the following systemctl command:

The output should be similar to the following, showing that the service is active and running:

Finally, add your user to the docker group with the command:

Congratulation, you have learned how to install Docker on CentOS 8. If you have any question, please leave a comment below.