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Docker is an application to create containers for applications.

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“date -d” command fails on Docker Alpine Linux container

I built Alpine Linux in a Docker container with the following Dockerfile: FROM alpine:3.2 RUN apk add --update jq curl && rm -rf /var/cache/apk/* the build run successfully: $ docker build -...
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Moving a whole server into docker instance (or LXC)

It seems to work, to move an existing install into a virtual machine. Is it possible to move a whole Debian server into a docker instance inside the same machine? I would like to get a docker that I ...
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How to enter filesystem on docker container after computer crash?

I had a running Docker container on a computer. The computer crashed due to a power failure. The disk started up right etc, and now I want to go somehow go to the container and "salvage" the data ...
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Docker container manual networking setup not working

I have an application environment where two containers need to talk to each other. Container A gets a message from Container B, and Container A initiates a connection back to Container B using the ...
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'Docker' File System - Compatibility with Symbolic Links

The question is marked in bold if you wish to skip the explanation of our situation. I work as a developer for a server network. We deploy multiple instances of our servers. we have 5 types of server ...
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Docker says “no space left on device” but, system has plenty of space?

I'm trying to run a docker image that works on other systems (and you can even pull it from dockerhub, if you'd like: it's dougbtv/asterisk) however, on my general workstation, it's complaining about ...
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Automate input to the shell of a program

These days many programs like mongodb, docker etc, have there own shell i.e., if you type docker -i it opens an interactive shell (similarly with mongo and other programs). Is there a way to automate ...
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mDNS to/from a Docker container

I've made a Docker container which runs a forked-daapd (a DAAP server publishing over mDNS with a single port 3689 for HTTP requests) and exposes the port properly to the host operating system: sudo ...
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How to configure Centos 7 firewallD to allow docker containers free access to the host's network ports?

I have docker installed on CentOS 7 and I am running firewallD. From inside my container, going to the host (default 172.17.42.1) With firewall on container# nc -v 172.17.42.1 4243 nc: connect to ...
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Getting “Protocol Error” when trying to create a symlink in Docker

I'm trying to setup a symlink, using the command ln -s /var/www/data/cache/widget/overlay/ /var/www/public_html/images/overlay but it outputs ln: failed to create symbolic link '/var/www/...
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Cannot (force) remove directory in Docker build

With this Dockerfile: FROM php:5.4-fpm RUN apt-get -qqy update \ && apt-get -qqy install git \ libcurl4-gnutls-dev \ libmcrypt-dev \ ...
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Make docker containers accessible via vpn

I have three physical machine A, B, C, each of them has docker installed. I want to install openvpn server on machine A, and install openvpn client on B and C. B and C will connect to A. I want to ...
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docker - how to run x desktop in a container?

I'm trying to set up my Linux machine to run multiple guest OSes, one of those being a Windows VM, and another a Linux container. The goal here is to prevent me from messing up the host system, while ...
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Can I mount /usr/src/linux from docker to my session?

I need access to kernel sources from my session. Is it possible? Can I mount it to /usr/src/linux/ ?
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Firefox in Docker, failed in isolation

While experimenting with docker, I realized I can run a browser in a container for improved security. I managed to start with a clean Docker Fedora, in which I installed the openssh-daemon package. ...
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CoreOS can't pull docker container on boot

While following the systemd guide I ran into an issue with this example configuration: [Unit] Description=MyApp After=docker.service Requires=docker.service [Service] TimeoutStartSec=0 ExecStartPre=-...
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“exec format error” on docker run

I have a MacBook Pro running Yosemite. On this I have Virtualbox installed with an Ubuntu system running within it. All packages on both are reasonably up to date (within a month of current). ...
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CoreOS in Vagrant - interfaces

I'm trying to understand the networking model in CoreOS but I'm having trouble making the operating system bend to my will. The problem I'm facing is that I want to use weave as an overlay network ...
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Starting Services without Systemd?

Is it possible to start services on and post startup in CentOS/Fedora distributions without using systemd (systemctl)? If yes, how? Systemd does not work in non-privileged docker containers; ...
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How can i kill docker containers

I have seen many times i am not able to stop conatiner docker stop hashid Error response from daemon: Cannot stop container 1fdfd212ebb7: no such process FATA[0000] Error: failed to stop one or more ...
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How to run specific architecture (32/64) of Python in Centos6 when both are installed?

I have a Centos 6.6 Docker image being used for an automated build. It has the default x64 Python 2.6.6 installed. I need to run some things in a 32-bit Python environment. I snagged the python-2.6.6-...
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Does jps lie? If not, what else is this?

I am running dockerized hadoop cdh 4.6.0 with supervisor . I have opened the docker container and tried the following two commands. Got confused a lot. jps 103 -- process information unavailable ...
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No manual entry for man

I'm working in a Centos 6.6 Docker image. I thought I installed everything to get access to man pages, but apparently not... $ yum install -y man man-pages man-pages-overrides [...] Complete! $ ...
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Docker in Crouton - VFS consuming astronomical amounts of space

I'm attempting to help out a roommate who has installed Kubuntu on his Chromebook using Crouton (it's basically just a fancy chroot run within ChromeOS). I helped him get the Docker daemon running, ...
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Mounting docker volumes to conatiners

I have seen that once i have ran my container then its not possible to attach any volume to it. I was thinking of creating a container which has suppose 2 volumes mounted from host Container A -v /...
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Docker container not able to ping host

I am following this tutorial https://docs.docker.com/articles/networking/#between-containers I have used following commands $ sudo brctl addbr bridge0 $ sudo ip addr add 192.168.0.160/24 dev ...
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Interface doesn't come up in docker run

I'm starting a docker container with my own network configuration: [root@localhost ~]# docker run --net=none --lxc-conf="lxc.network.type=veth" --lxc-conf="lxc.network.ipv4=10.0.0.100/24" --lxc-conf="...
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openssh-server doesn't start in Docker container

I am having a weird problem. I am not able to ssh to docker container having ip address 172.17.0.61. I am getting following error: $ ssh 172.17.0.61 ssh: connect to host 172.17.0.61 port 22: ...
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Convert sysvinit/upstart init scripts to runit

I am trying to migrate a currently VM-based infrastructure to a Docker-based one, using docker-baseimage, which uses runit/runsv to start and supervise system services. Now while it is apparently very ...
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How to change keyboard layout for skype from docker?

I deployed skype according to this document. However, i do not understand how to add keyboard layout and map.
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run -i vs run -it?

I am using boot2docker on windows. I tried the following commands docker run -i centos /bin/bash docker run -it centos /bin/bash Both provides same kind of execution. I read -i is interactive ...
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tar command not found on rhel6

I am trying to download a file in rhel6 and use tar to uncompress it. I am running this on docker. I get a wierd error saying : /bin/sh: tar: command not found 2014/12/22 19:32:21 The command [/bin/...
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Issue running Python script via cron inside Docker

I have an official Ubuntu 14.04.1 container running via Docker. cron is working fine, I added * * * * * /bin/echo "working" >> /test to my crontab using crontab -e and then I started cron with ...
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/sys: cpio: chown failed - Read-only file system (Building Passenger RPM using Docker) [duplicate]

While I'm trying to build rpm using Docker for Phusion Passenger 4.0.53 (https://github.com/phusion/passenger_rpm_automation), I get the following error. Any help is most appreciated. $ ./build -p /...
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All images and containers disappeared after host kernel downgrade

On the host machine was installed kernel 3.16. After installation the kernel 3.14 via deb package I lost all docker images and containers. Output of commands docker images and docker ps -a are empty. ...
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Docker like solutions for OpenVZ containers

We have been providing OpenVZ containers(VEs) for developers working on some projects - this was done from a purely economical perspective. I have been asked to setup a Docker-like system within the ...
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Docker Container Volumes Synced Locally

I am trying to run a local Docker Registry with a synchronized storage with my Dropbox so I can have access to built VMs without having to rebuild the images if I move to a different work station. I ...
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Why does Docker need root privileges?

I am learning Docker, and I quite like it. However, I don't understand, why does docker need root privileges for making containers, reading logs, and so on. I have read some articles like this one ...
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Display hostname in static HTML page on uhttpd

I have a docker container running uhttpd and serving a static HTML page. How can I dynamically insert the hostname of the container into the static HTML page? I want to keep the container as ...
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shell script to run on boot on Mac OS X does not run all commands

On OS X, I am trying to use lingon to run a shell script upon booting. I have a file ~/desktop/_admin/boot/bootdocker.sh: #!/bin/bash boot2docker up export DOCKER_HOST=tcp://192.177.59.103:2475 My ...
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Docker + Bridges + DHCP

I have a lot of docker containers that I need addressable on the the same LAN as their hosts. Up until now, I have been achieving this by using setting up a bridge and manually assigning them IPs, and ...
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How to use/test pivot_root?

I want to test the pivot_root command which moves the root file system of the current process to the directory put_old and makes new_root the new root file system. But I always get the following ...
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How can I remove all my docker images?

Sometimes I just want to clear everything out of docker, and start with a clean slate. Is there a systematic way to just remove all my Docker containers & images? Containers $ docker ps -a | ...
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How can I remove a stubborn docker image?

I was trying to remove a Docker image as follows and could not figure out how to do this. List of docker images $ docker images REPOSITORY TAG IMAGE ID CREATED ...
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Why does the mountpoint of my root filesystem change?

When I look at the output of lsblk it will usually show: lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sda 8:0 0 298.1G 0 disk ├─sda1 8:1 0 1023M 0 part /boot └─sda2 8:2 0 ...
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Docker error creating bridge

After installing Docker on a Ubuntu 14.04 minimal system with these commands: apt-get update apt-get install docker.io ln -sf /usr/bin/docker.io /usr/local/bin/docker sed -i '$acomplete -F _docker ...
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Inherit environment variables in systemd Docker container

I have a Docker container running systemd. I want to pass environment variables to applications under it. When I start systemd from within Docker (/sbin/init as command line), Docker exposes ...
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Forward SIGTERM to child in Bash

I have a Bash script, which looks similar to this: #!/bin/bash echo "Doing some initial work...."; /bin/start/main/server --nodaemon Now if the bash shell running the script receives a SIGTERM ...
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Docker - Force to Use AUFS Instead of BTRFS

I am having significant problems using Docker on my BTRFS filesystem, and I suspect that is due to a lack of stability with the BTRFS driver. I would rather figure out how to switch the fs driver than ...
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locale-gen command in centos6

In my bare centos6.5 system, which is a docker container, en_US.utf-8 locale is missing: bash-4.1# locale -a C POSIX Normally in Ubuntu there is command locale-gen to do this: # locale-gen en_US....