how to install docker compose in ubuntu 20.04

Docker Compose is a Docker tool that is very useful . It allows users to launch, execute, communicate, and close containers with a single coordinated command. you can follow these steps to install docker compose.

Docker Compose button.jpg

Step 1: Upgrade and Update

Start by updating and upgrade the system to ensure all local packages and programs are up to date

$ sudo apt update 
$ sudo apt upgrade 

Step 2: Installing curl

Try typing curl command and enter. If you do not have cURL installed in your ubuntu, install it by typing the following:

$ sudo apt install curl 

Step 3: Download the Latest Docker Version

There is no installation script once the package is locally available, it is automatically installed. Use the following command and wait for it to complete:

sudo curl -L “$(uname -s)-$(uname -m)” -o /usr/local/bin/docker-compose

Step 4: Change File Permission

Change file permission by typing the following:

 $ sudo chmod +x /usr/local/bin/docker-compose 

You can view the docker compose version by:

$ sudo docker–compose --version 

If it shows you the docker compose version, you successfully installed it in your ubuntu.

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