Installing Docker Compose on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS


Docker Compose is a tool for defining and running multi-container Docker applications. It allows you to define all the services, networks, and volumes for a Docker application in a single file, usually named docker-compose.yml. With Docker Compose, you can start and stop multiple Docker containers with a single command, making it easier to manage complex applications that consist of multiple services.


  • Up and running ubuntu 22.04 LTS machine.
  • Basic knowledge in linux commands.
  • Internet connectivity.
  • Docker should already installed.

In this post, We will show your how to install and setup Docker Compose on ubuntu 22.04 LTS.

Step 1: Run System Updates

Update your package lists to ensure you have the latest information about available packages:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Installing Dependencies

Install the curl utility, which will be used to download Docker Compose:

sudo apt-get install curl -y

Step 3: Create cli-plugin directory

we need to use the given command in order to create a cli-plugin directory on your ubuntu 22.04 machine.

mkdir -p ~/.docker/cli-plugins/

Step 4: Download Docker Compose

Use curl to download the latest version of Docker Compose:

curl -SL -o ~/.docker/cli-plugins/docker-compose

Step 5: Give Executable Permission

To Make the downloaded binary executable, Use the following command.

chmod +x ~/.docker/cli-plugins/docker-compose

Step 6: Verify Docker Compose Version

Verify the installation by checking the Docker Compose version:

docker compose version


We have done successfully installed Docker Compose on ubuntu 22.04 Linux, Still you are having any issue, So please leave a comment below.


Installing Docker Compose on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

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