Docker error on windows operating sytem

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Hi, I am new to Docker. I’m creating an application using docker on my windows operating system, but I want this to run on Linux.

 What should I install? Docker for windows or linux?
Nov 6, 2018 in DevOps & Agile by Sophie may
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If you’re using windows 10 pro or ent edition, then you can go ahead and install docker for windows which is specifically made for windows. If not, then you should install docker ToolBox which will run on top of a virtual machine irrespective of your operating system.
answered Nov 6, 2018 by Sophie may
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Be careful with docker for windows though. I just tried installing it a few days ago, and it broke my operating system to the point where I couldn't boot, repair, roll back to a previous system image or anything. Had to wipe the hard drive and reinstall windows. Apparently this has been a problem for some users for a while (https://github.com/docker/for-win/issues/1549).

If you're going to try installing this, I strongly suggest making a full back up of your computer first.

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Because the Docker Engine daemon uses Linux-specific kernel features, you can't run Docker Engine natively on Windows. Instead, you must use the Docker Machine command, docker-machine , to create and attach to a small Linux VM on your machine. This VM hosts Docker Engine for you on your Windows system.

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