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How to install Podman on Ubuntu 20.04

Aug 12, 2021 · 1 min read · Post a comment
How to install Podman on Ubuntu 20.04

If you try to install Podman on Ubuntu 20.04 with the default Ubuntu packages, the installation will fail with the following error: E: Unable to locate package podman. In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to install podman on Ubuntu 20.04

Prerequisites

  • Ubuntu 20.04
  • sudo access

Install Podman on Ubuntu 20.04

Step 1. Update the packages:

sudo apt update

Step 2. Run the following command to source release version

source /etc/os-release

Step 3. Execute the following commands to add the PPA repository as we mentioned previously:

echo "deb https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/devel:/kubic:/libcontainers:/stable/xUbuntu_${VERSION_ID}/ /" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/devel:kubic:libcontainers:stable.list
curl -L "https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/devel:/kubic:/libcontainers:/stable/xUbuntu_${VERSION_ID}/Release.key" | sudo apt-key add -

Step 4. Once the repo is added update the packages:

sudo apt update

Step 5. Install podman:

sudo apt -y install podman

Step 6. Verify the installation:

podman info

Conclusion

This tutorial will guide you on how to install podman on Ubuntu 20.04. Feel free to leave a comment below and if you find this tutorial useful, follow our official channel on telegram.