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Windows Forms Applications in Container

I’m exploring docker now there is native container support within Windows 10 itself. Can you run Windows Form applications within a windows 10 nanoserver image?

My current build:

  1. Windows 10 Enterprise + Anniversary update (HyperV Enabled).
  2. Docker version 1.12.1, build 23cf638
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You cannot, Docker Windows containers don’t support GUI apps yet.

Thank you @friism for the speedy reply. That answers my next question about using MSI installers via a GUI for applications. Do we know if GUI support is on the backlog?

I too would like to know if GUI support is on the backlog. I’d love to run some browsers for Karma testing and stuff. I feel like it’s pretty important that they support this feature.

Does docker support GUI apps on non windows platforms ? e.g. on ubuntu ?

For my purposes i`m installing in dockerfile
apt-get install -y
mono-complete
mono-mcs
mono-xsp4
libxtst6 libgtk2.0-0 libnotify-dev libgconf-2-4 libnss3 libxss1 libasound2 xvfb

then run container, open via bash, and after:

Xvfb :99
export DISPLAY=:99
mcs -pkg:dotnet someFile.cs
mono someFile.exe

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