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Docker on virtualized Mac with VirtualBox on a Windows PC


(Oliver89) #1

Hi,

i am running on my Windows 10 PC a Virtualbox with MacOS. Now i want to install and run Docker on that virtualized Mac. But i get a “Fatal Error” which says, that my CPU is incompatible.

On my Windows Docker is running perfectly.

Is there any chance to run Docker with that Setup on that Mac?

Thanks !
Oliver


(David Maze) #2

Docker for Mac runs a Linux virtual machine, and generally running VMs inside VMs is tricky; that’s probably the source of that issue.

If you need a Linux docker then using Docker Toolbox on Windows is probably the most straightforward way to get a Linux VM running Docker. (Docker for Mac is just the packaged Linux VM, a desktop integration, and [on the “edge” version] the prepackaged Kubernetes.)