Run Docker without using sudo in Linux

Run Docker without using sudo in Linux

Docker Engine is an open-source containerization technology for building and containerizing your applications. To know more see the official site.

After the successful installation of docker in your system you have to go through a few basic steps to run docker without SUDO.

Step 1: Add the docker group if it doesn’t already exist

sudo groupadd docker

Step 2: Add the connected user “$USER” to the docker group.

sudo gpasswd -a $USER docker

Step 3: Either do a

newgrp docker

or log out/in to activate the changes to groups.

Step 4: Check if docker without sudo is running or not

docker run hello-world

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