Thursday, December 22, 2022

How to Install Podman on Ubuntu 22.04

Podman is a daemonless, open source, Linux native tool designed to make it easy to find, run, build, share and deploy applications using Open Containers Initiative (OCI) Containers and Container Images. 

Podman provides a command line interface (CLI) familiar to anyone who has used the Docker Container Engine.

Some of the advantages of podman over docker
1. Podman is daemonless
2. Podman is fully compatible with docker, thus one can run docker images without any modification even from
3. Most podman commands can be run as a regular user, without requiring additional privileges.

To install podman on ubuntu 22.04:

1. Update apt database 
$ sudo apt update

2. Install podman
$ sudo apt install podman

3. Check podman version
$ podman -v

4. Test podman
$ podman run

5. If you get someting like below, your podman installation is successul and it is able to pull and run image from dockerhub

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