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Docker without sudo on Linux

Writing sudo before every docker command could be a pain in the ass. We can get around this by adding our user to the docker group.

Add the docker group if it does not exist:

sudo groupadd docker

Add current user to the docker group:

sudo gpasswd -a $USER docker

Log out and log in to activate the changes.

Run some docker command without sudo to confirm if it works. For example:

docker ps