admin/ March 28, 2016/ Docker, Linux/ 1 comments

How to install docker-machine on ubuntu ?

There are four easy steps to install docker-machine on ubuntu -:

Step 1-:

$ sudo apt-get install -y curl

Step 2-:

 $ sudo curl -L`uname -s`-`uname -m` > /usr/local/bin/docker-machine && \ 
chmod +x /usr/local/bin/docker-machine

Step 3-:

 $ docker-machine


Usage: docker-machine [OPTIONS] COMMAND [arg...]

Create and manage machines running Docker.

Version: 0.6.0, build e27fb87

Docker Machine Contributors - <>

--debug, -D Enable debug mode
-s, --storage-path "/root/.docker/machine" Configures storage path [$MACHINE_STORAGE_PATH]
--tls-ca-cert CA to verify remotes against [$MACHINE_TLS_CA_CERT]
--tls-ca-key Private key to generate certificates [$MACHINE_TLS_CA_KEY]
--tls-client-cert Client cert to use for TLS [$MACHINE_TLS_CLIENT_CERT]
--tls-client-key Private key used in client TLS auth [$MACHINE_TLS_CLIENT_KEY]
--github-api-token Token to use for requests to the Github API [$MACHINE_GITHUB_API_TOKEN]
--native-ssh Use the native (Go-based) SSH implementation. [$MACHINE_NATIVE_SSH]
--bugsnag-api-token BugSnag API token for crash reporting [$MACHINE_BUGSNAG_API_TOKEN]
--help, -h show help
--version, -v print the version

active Print which machine is active
config Print the connection config for machine
create Create a machine
env Display the commands to set up the environment for the Docker client
inspect Inspect information about a machine
ip Get the IP address of a machine
kill Kill a machine
ls List machines
provision Re-provision existing machines
regenerate-certs Regenerate TLS Certificates for a machine
restart Restart a machine
rm Remove a machine
ssh Log into or run a command on a machine with SSH.
scp Copy files between machines
start Start a machine
status Get the status of a machine
stop Stop a machine
upgrade Upgrade a machine to the latest version of Docker
url Get the URL of a machine
version Show the Docker Machine version or a machine docker version
help Shows a list of commands or help for one command

Run 'docker-machine COMMAND --help' for more information on a command.

Step 4-:

 $ docker-machine version


 docker-machine version 0.6.0, build e27fb87
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