How to install Docker
on Arch Linux

Docker

Canonical Verified account

Docker container runtime

Build and run container images with Docker.

This build requires all files that Docker uses, such as dockerfiles, to be in $HOME. Keep files there for 'docker build', 'docker save' and 'docker load'. Use the 'docker-privilege' command for 'docker run --privileged'.

This snap is built by Canonical based on source code published by Docker, Inc. It is not endorsed or published by Docker, Inc.

Docker and the Docker logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Docker, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Docker, Inc. and other parties may also have trademark rights in other terms used herein.

Details for Docker

License
Apache-2.0
Last updated
7 May 2019

Enable snaps on Arch Linux and install Docker

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

On Arch Linux, snap can be installed from the Arch User Repository (AUR). The manual build process is the Arch-supported install method for AUR packages, and you’ll need the prerequisites installed before you can install any AUR package. You can then install snap with the following:

git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/snapd.git cd snapd makepkg -si

Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:

To enable classic snap support, enter the following to create a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap:

Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install Docker

To install Docker, simply use the following command:

Other popular snaps…

See more...
See more in Featured

More things to do…

Get the snap store

Browse and find snaps from the convenience of your desktop using the snap store snap.

Learn more about snaps

Interested to find out more about snaps? Want to publish your own application? Visit snapcraft.io now.