Installing Docker in Kali Linux 2018.1

Calypso Brontë
Jun 22, 2018 · 1 min read

This is a quick guide on how to install proper Docker CE in Kali Linux 2018.1.

This guide is based on official Docker documentation (


Add Docker pgp key:

curl -fsSL | sudo apt-key add -

Configure Docker apt repository:

echo 'deb stretch stable' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/docker.list

Update :

apt-get update

Install Docker

As we want a clean installation, what we do is verify that there are no obseleta versions and we give it:

apt-get remove docker docker-engine

Install Docker:

apt-get install docker-ce

Verify if it was installed correctly

docker run hello-world

Watch the version

Full format:

docker version

Specific format:

docker version --format '{{.Server.Version}}'

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