Upgrade or install Docker 1.0

Docker 1.2.0 is out and you can follow link for a new blog post, https://cloud-guy.net/2014/09/24/upgrade-or-install-docker-1-2-0/


Today I got a chance to upgrade from version 0.10 to the production ready release of Docker 1.0. Here are the steps that I followed to upgrading my 13.04 Desktop machine, but this should work for most Ubuntu systems.

$ wget -qO- https://get.docker.io/gpg | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo sh -c "echo deb http://get.docker.io/ubuntu docker main > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/docker.list"
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install lxc-docker

Check out the following link for lots of info on Docker 1.0 http://blog.docker.com/2014/06/its-here-docker-1-0/.

Install Latest Go on Ubuntu

It can some times be hard to find a solution that work to installing the latest version of Go on your Ubuntu system. The difficulty is you may want the latest version of Go and this may not be available as a package for you Linux distro, to get around this you can install using the following method. You will need to visit the following page (https://code.google.com/p/go/wiki/Downloads?tm=2) to figure the latest versionof Go that you want to install, then follow these steps,

wget https://storage.googleapis.com/golang/go1.3.linux-amd64.tar.gz

tar -zxvf go1.2.2.linux-amd64.tar.gz

rm go1.2.2.linux-amd64.tar.gz

mv go /usr/local

echo “PATH=/usr/local/go/bin:$PATH”>>~/.profile

source ~/.profile

You may want to think about adding PATH  to .bashrc

echo “PATH=/usr/local/go/bin:$PATH”>>~/.bashrc

Have lots of GO fun………….