Docker on Void

This is a quick recipe to run Docker on void:

  • Make sure your system is up-to-date:
    • sudo xbps-install -Syu
  • Install docker executables:
    • sudo xbps-install -S docker
  • Check if docker was installed properly:
    • docker --version
  • Enable services:
    • sudo ln -s /etc/sv/containerd /var/service
    • sudo ln -s /etc/sv/docker /var/service
  • Add your user to the docker group:
    • sudo usermod -a -G docker $(whoami)

You can start using docker. You may need to logout and login again for the group membership to be updated.

Here is a beginners tutorial