In the middle of upgrading a bunch of servers from Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 16.04. One of the services we utilize heavily is Docker. So, below you’ll find a simple guide to getting Docker CE running on Ubuntu 16.04. I won’t go into details on usage because there are so many guides out there already.

Add the GPG key for the Official Docker Repo:

Add the repo to APT sources:

Update the package databaes to contain the docker repo:

Need to make sure it’s installing from Docker repo instead of the default Ubuntu repo:

Install Docker:

Set it to start on boot:

If you don’t want to have to sudo everytime you want to run a docker command, add your user to the docker group: