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Install Podman on Windows 11

Dec 31, 2021 · 1 min read · Post a comment
Install Podman on Windows 11

The installation guide for running Podman on Windows 11 follows the same idea as Install Docker on Windows 11 without Docker Desktop.

Prerequisites

Solution

Note: The following steps will be based on Ubuntu WSL and it follows the official Podman installation for Ubuntu.

Step 1. Update package index:

sudo apt-get update -y

Step 2. Add Podman package repo:

echo "deb https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/devel:/kubic:/libcontainers:/testing/xUbuntu_${VERSION_ID}/ /" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/devel:kubic:libcontainers:testing.list

Step 3. Install the ca-certificates package:

sudo apt-get install -y ca-certificates

Step 4. Download and add the required GPG key:

curl -L "https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/devel:/kubic:/libcontainers:/testing/xUbuntu_${VERSION_ID}/Release.key" | sudo apt-key add -

Step 5. Update the package index again:

sudo apt-get update -y

Step 6. Finally, install Podman:

sudo apt-get install -y podman

Step 7. Last but not least, verify the installation:

podman info

Conclusion

Next things you might wanna try is running Podman in a rootless mode. Official documentation here.
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