To install Docker on a DigitalOcean droplet, you can follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your droplet via SSH.
  2. Update the package index and install some prerequisite packages:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install apt-transport-https ca-certificates curl gnupg-agent software-properties-common
  1. Add Docker’s GPG key:
curl -fsSL | sudo apt-key add -
  1. Add the Docker repository to your system’s software sources:
sudo add-apt-repository "deb [arch=amd64] $(lsb_release -cs) stable"
  1. Update the package index again:
sudo apt-get update
  1. Install Docker:
sudo apt-get install docker-ce docker-ce-cli
  1. Verify that Docker is installed correctly by running the following command:
sudo docker run hello-world

This should output a message indicating that Docker is working correctly.

That’s it! You have now installed Docker on your DigitalOcean droplet.

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