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Windows Subsystem for Linux and Docker for Windows


(Zuriar) #1

Hi

Microsoft recently released the Anniversary Update to Windows 10 Pro. This includes the new Windows Subsystem for Linux. More info here:

Now, if one installs it and then goes to a command prompt and types ‘bash’ you get into an (almost) complete ubuntu usermode and a genuine bash environment. Which is awesome and frankly shows how far Microsoft have come in recent years. You get a full apt package management system and file system mounts.

However, it appears not to be possible to then have access to the Docker engine daemon running from the Docker for Windows.

Does anyone have any suggestions, advice etc on a possible way to run docker from within the WSL bash?

Thanks
Hugh