linux – How to get Docker desktop on Ubuntu?

linux – How to get Docker desktop on Ubuntu?

Currently, docker desktop supported Mac, Windows only.

For ubuntu, you can use Docker Engine with Portainer (Web-based).

Other options:

2022 Update:
Docker Desktop for Linux (Tech Preview)

Get more info about it at this issuse
It is currently only available as a .deb for Ubuntu 21.04, 21.10 and Debian distributions.

Docker announced in a blog post (16-Sep-2021):

Docker Desktop for Linux will be available to all developers through
the free Docker Personal and paid Docker Pro, Team, and Business
subscriptions. If you’re interested in early access please sign-up for
our developer preview program.

Thats good news! While the Desktop features are not really required on Linux, Ive grown to like the user interface and not needing to behave differently on the Linux platform is very welcome!

linux – How to get Docker desktop on Ubuntu?

Feb. 2022: there is now an official documentation (for what is still a Tech Preview)

Docker Desktop for Linux (Tech Preview)

curl https://desktop-stage.docker.com/linux/main/amd64/74134/docker-desktop.deb --output docker-desktop.deb
sudo apt install ./docker-desktop.deb

systemctl --user start docker-desktop
systemctl --user enable docker-desktop

journalctl --user --unit=docker-desktop

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