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Create a docker container with the name option

Create a docker container with a name you choose by including the –name=”NAME” option for example you could use docker create –name=”kilroy” ubuntu:latest

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Docker hostname option

You can control the hostname when you start a container by using the –name option docker run –rm -ti –hostname =”mycontainer.linuxconsultant.org” ubuntu:latest

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Push docker a image to docker.com

Tag your image with: docker tag username_on_registry/image_name:latest Then docker push username_on_registry/image_name:latest

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login to your local machine

using docker exec docker exec -t -i CONTAINERID /bin/bash for example docker exec -t -i 589f2ad30138 /bin/bash using docker-machine docker-machine ssh MACHINENAME

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View docker logs

docker logs CONTAINERID for example docker logs c5a6254f7da2 to see logs update in realtime (similar to tail -f) add -f for example docker logs c5a6254f7da2 -f for no logs add the option –log-driver = none

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View docker stats

docker stats CONTAINERID for example docker stats 2a39d6844918

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Update local images

docker pull DISTRONAME:latest for example docker pull ubuntu:latest

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Save changes to your docker container

You can save changes you make to your docker container by getting the container id and running the following command docker commit CONTAINERID IMAGENAME for example after installing apache I ran docker commit 89c48ac17dd7 apache-simple

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