Docker Command-line Access

You can interact with existing containers in Kitematic or create new containers via the Docker Command Line Interface (CLI). Any changes you make are directly reflected in Kitematic.

Opening a Terminal for the Docker CLI

To open a terminal via Kitematic just press whale button in the bottom right as shown below:

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Example: Creating a new Redis container

Start by opening a Docker-CLI ready terminal as in the above image. Once the terminal opens, input docker run -d -P redis in the terminal. This will run a new Redis container via the Docker CLI.

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Hurray! The Redis container should now be visible in Kitematic!

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