Running Docker on Rackspace with Ubuntu

Originally published at http://kencochrane.net/blog/2013/05/running-docker-on-rackspace-cloud/ I have been playing with Docker a lot lately, and it got me wondering how hard it would be to run Docker on the different Cloud providers. I noticed there were already directions on how to install on Amazon EC2 but nothing for the Rackspace Cloud. If you would like to run Docker on the RackSpace Cloud using Ubuntu you’re in luck. I just spent the afternoon figuring out how to get it installed on Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10, and 13.04, and I have included my notes below. 13.04 is the easiest to get up and running since it has the most recent kernel, but the others aren’t too bad either, they just need a few more steps, to get them up to par. I would love to expand this to other distros on Rackspace, so if you come up with more, send me a note, and so Continue reading…