How to install Docker on Amazon Linux

This tutorial explains how to install Docker on Amazon Linux 2

Install Docker

sudo amazon-linux-extras install docker

Start Docker service

sudo service docker start

Verify Docker installation

docker --version


Docker version 19.03.13-ce, build 4484c46

If you are seeing output as shown above, than Docker is successfully installed.

Now Docker is up and running with Sudo permissions, lets add user to docker, so that docker command commands can be executed without Sudo access

Add user to docker group

sudo usermod -a -G docker ""username""

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