Docker Desktop Alternative (Docker-CLI + Docker-Compose + Minikube + Hyperkit)

So, what is docker desktop?

Let us get Started


  • Here is the brew command
brew install minikube
brew install hyperkit
  • Remove Docker Desktop, if you were using it. Here is a link to the instructions.
  • Install docker cli.
brew install docker
  • Install docker compose if you use it.
brew install docker-compose

Starting the engine

  • Start minkube
minikube start --no-kubernetes
#If you need kubernetes then remove arg --no-kubernetes
  • Tell docker where to find the daemon
eval $(minikube -p minikube docker-env)

Using the docker

docker-compose up




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