Kali On Docker


To install Docker on Kali you need to remember that there is already a package named “docker”, therefore Docker has to be installed under a different name. If you install docker you will not end up with the container version. The version we will be installing is named docker.io. All commands are the same however, so running docker on the command line will be the appropriate command.

Official Kali Linux Docker Images Released. For the latest information, please see our documentation on Docker. Last week we received an email from a fellow penetration tester, requesting official Kali Linux Docker images that he could use for his work. We bootstrapped a minimal Kali Linux 1.1.0a base and registered it under our Kali Linux. Get Docker Container ID $ docker ps -a CONTAINER ID IMAGE COMMAND CREATED STATUS PORTS NAMES da943d018ded kalilinux/kali-linux-docker '/bin/bash' 10 minutes ago Exited (0) About a minute ago lonelypas Save Docker Container ID to An Image Name # docker commit CONTAINERID YOURIMAGENAME $ docker commit da943d018ded kali.

You can now get started with using docker, with sudo. If you want to add yourself to the docker group to use docker without sudo, an additional step is needed:


The final thing is to logout and in again.

Kali Linux On Docker

If you would like to use a Kali Docker image, we have a doc page for that here.

Installing docker-ce on Kali Linux

docker-ce can be installed from Docker repository. One thing to bare in mind, Kali Linux is based on Debian, so we need to use Debian’s current stable version (even though Kali Linux is a rolling distribution). At the time of writing, its “buster”:

Import the gpg key:

Kali On Docker Tutorial

Install the latest version of docker-ce:

Kali Docker On Mac

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