How to install Ubuntu 22.04 LTS container on Docker

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS is the latest (scheduled for April 2022) Long term version from Canonical developers. Well, while writing this article it was still in its developing stage but available as ISO as well as Docker image to install. Hence, those who are interested in testing Ubuntu 22.04 LTS can install it on a Docker container using the steps given here.

Requirement: Docker

Steps to run Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jellyfish as Docker Container

Step 1: Go To Docker or install it

If you don’t have Docker on your current system then first install the same. As per your operating system you can go for the tutorials given below. Whereas those who already have Docker installed, can skip and move to the next step.

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Use Docker on Ubuntu 20.04 Linux
Setup Docker Container on Rocky/CentOS/AlmaLinux/RHEL8


Step 2: Pull Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish Docker Images

Now, use the pull command to download the latest image of Ubuntu 22.04 available in the docker’s library with tag- jammy.

docker pull ubuntu:jammy


Step 3: Create Ubuntu Jammy Container

Once we have the image, let’s create the container using the downloaded Ubuntu 22.04 Image.

docker create -it --name jelly ubuntu:jammy


–name jelly: jelly is the name we are assigning to our container; you can use whatever you want.

ubuntu:jammy: It is the name of the image we have downloaded.


Step 4: Start the Container

After creating the container successfully, let’s start the same using the name we have assigned to it.

docker start jelly


Step: Access the Ubuntu 22.04 Container command line

The container has been started successfully in the background but yet you won’t have the access to its command-line bash to issue the command for installing or building applications on it further. To get the CLI, attach the container for your current session.

docker attach jelly

Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish docker container


Other Articles:

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How to Upgrade WSL 2 or 1 Ubuntu 20.04 to 22.04 LTS
Install Ubuntu 22.04 on VirtualBox Virtual machine



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