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15.0 > System > docker (24.0.9)

Docker is an open-source project to easily create lightweight, portable,
self-sufficient containers from any application. The same container
that a developer builds and tests on a laptop can run at scale, in
production, on VMs, bare metal, OpenStack clusters, public clouds and

To use docker as a limited user, add your user to the 'docker' group:

# groupadd -r -g 281 docker
# usermod -a -G docker <your_username>

This will require logging out and back in and also restarting docker

To have the docker daemon start and stop with your host,
add to /etc/rc.d/rc.local:

if [ -x /etc/rc.d/rc.docker ]; then
/etc/rc.d/rc.docker start

and to /etc/rc.d/rc.local_shutdown (creating it if needed):

if [ -x /etc/rc.d/rc.docker ]; then
/etc/rc.d/rc.docker stop

If you are interested in enabling cgroup memory resource control over
swap as well, then append "swapaccount=1" to your kernel's parameters.
This is often in /etc/lilo.conf, on the "append" variable.

NOTE: google-go-lang is only needed at compile time - not needed for

Docker doesn't support x86, only x86_64.

This requires: docker-proxy, tini, containerd

Maintained by: Audrius Ka┼żukauskas
Keywords: dock,slit,dockapp,tray,system tray,virtualization,virt,container,lxc,containers,images,docker
ChangeLog: docker


Source Downloads (64bit):
moby-24.0.9.tar.gz (2d217965883f091d0d29f6d8b0b55cab)

Download SlackBuild:
docker.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

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