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Steps To Install Docker on Fedora 29

In this article, we will learn how to install Docker on Fedora 29.

Docker is a set of platform as a service products that uses OS-level virtualization to deliver software in packages called containers. Docker simplifies and accelerates your workflow, while giving developers the freedom to innovate with their choice of tools, application stacks, and deployment environments for each project. Docker is a platform for developers and sysadmins to build, run, and share applications with containers. The use of containers to deploy applications is called containerization. Containers are not new, but their use for easily deploying applications is.

Let’s get started to install docker


  • Fedora 29 installed on dedicated servers
  • Kernel >= 3.10 version
  • Root access of the server

1. Enable DNF Repository

Add official Docker repository.

# dnf config-manager –add-repo
# dnf makecache

2. Install Docker on Fedora

Install docker using following command:

# dnf install docker-ce

3. Start and enable docker.service

After successful installation of Docker engine, Let’s enable and start the docker service.

# systemctl enable docker.service
# systemctl start docker.service

Docker has been installed and running on your system. You can visit our Docker tutorial section to work with Docker containers.

In this article, we have learnt how to install Docker on Fedora 29.

Next, learn how to use Docker.

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