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How to install Docker Compose on Ubuntu 21.10

Feb 22, 2022 · 1 min read · Post a comment

This article is strictly focused on installing docker-compose on Ubuntu 21.10, so please make sure that you have Docker installed before jumping on the installation steps.


  • Docker
  • Ubuntu 21.10
  • sudo privileges

Install Docker Compose on Ubuntu 21.10

Step 1. Download the current stable version of Docker Compose.

sudo curl -L "$(uname -s)-$(uname -m)" -o /usr/local/bin/docker-compose

Step 2. Add the right executable permissions.

sudo chmod +x /usr/local/bin/docker-compose

Step 3. Create a symbolic link to /usr/bin path as well.

sudo ln -s /usr/local/bin/docker-compose /usr/bin/docker-compose

Step 4. Check the version.

docker-compose --version


docker-compose version 1.29.2


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