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Manage Docker containers and images. Some subcommands such as docker run have their own usage documentation. More information:

  • List all Docker containers (running and stopped):

docker ps --all

  • Start a container from an image, with a custom name:

docker run --name {{container_name}} {{image}}

  • Start or stop an existing container:

docker {{start|stop}} {{container_name}}

  • Pull an image from a Docker registry:

docker pull {{image}}

  • Display the list of already downloaded images:

docker images

  • Open a shell inside a running container:

docker exec -it {{container_name}} {{sh}}

  • Remove a stopped container:

docker rm {{container_name}}

  • Fetch and follow the logs of a container:

docker logs -f {{container_name}}