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Docker How To Run A Container

Running a Docker container is really easy.

Use this command to run a container ( also creates it ):


docker run -it ubuntu	

Run a container detached:


docker run -tid ubuntu	

Use this to run a container and specify a command:


docker run -it ubuntu bash

You can specify a name for the container like this:


docker run -tid --name smelly-hippo ubuntu

Table of options:

-d run detached in the background
-i keep STDIN open
-t allocate a pseudo-TTY