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Unable to Install Docker CE


(Francososa) #1

I’ve been unable to install Docker CE following the instructions on the Docker Docs. The following is my OS version/build information:

DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu
DISTRIB_RELEASE=16.04
DISTRIB_CODENAME=xenial
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS"
NAME="Ubuntu"
VERSION="16.04.3 LTS (Xenial Xerus)"
ID=ubuntu
ID_LIKE=debian
PRETTY_NAME="Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS"
VERSION_ID="16.04"
HOME_URL="http://www.ubuntu.com/"
SUPPORT_URL="http://help.ubuntu.com/"
BUG_REPORT_URL="http://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/"
VERSION_CODENAME=xenial
UBUNTU_CODENAME=xenial

I followed the instructions on installing using the repository, not the manual installation. All steps work as instructed except the actual installation:

sudo apt-get install docker-ce

At that point the installation process begins but it gets stuck (I waited for ~4 hours). After interrupting the process apt-get and dpkg get locked. If I try using apt-get it will attempt to resume installing Docker, which doesn’t work. I then have to delete the lock files to be able to use apt-get for other things.

sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/lock
sudo rm /var/cache/apt/archives/lock
sudo rm /var/lib/dpkg/lock

Any ideas on what could be wrong?