An easy to use gui to run and get docker containers — The Ultimate Linux Newbie Guide

Example of near single-click installation of containerised apps with PortainerExample of near single-click installation of containerised apps with Portainer

I met up with the team from in my home town of Wellington, New Zealand when they paid a visit to a Linux user group there. Their product is an awesome graphical, browser based docker container management system. You can download containers that are pre-baked, ready to go, such a MongoDB and Apache as well as many other popular tools of the trade. Not only can you roll containers in seconds, you can also work storage volumes and networking in just a few clicks of your mouse.

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If you use Docker at all, or if you’ve wanted to start looking into containerisation and DevOps, Portainer really is one of the best tools to get started with; It is currently compatible with Docker engine and Docker Swarm. Portainer is completely free and open source. If you are interested in knowing more, you should check out this review over at 2daygeek.


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