Guide – How To Start – Docker Desktop Community version on Windows 10 Pro

Docker Desktop is an easy-to-install application for your Azure Cloud environment that enables you to build and share containerized applications and microservices. It includes Docker Engine, Docker CLI client, Docker Compose, Notary, Kubernetes, and more.

This is a quick deployment and ready-to-run image.
Simple and rapid installation. Easy to maintain.

How to start and connect to Docker Desktop Community version on Windows 10 Pro

Virtual Machine Requirements

To work with Docker, the VM must support virtualization. To support virtualization, the VM must be of a certain size. Read more about this at the link:

Therefore, we can see that Dv3 and Ev3 VM sizes support virtualization.

Running Docker Desktop 

  1. Connect to VM via Remote Desktop Connection.
  2. To connect, use the login and password that you specified when deploying the VM from Azure.
  3. Select the desired options in the Privacy Settings window and click Accept.
  1. You should enable virtualization on your PC. To do this, go to Turn Windows Features on or off and check the boxes Virtual Machine Platform , Windows Subsystem for Linux и Hyper-V
  1. After that, the system will ask you to restart your PC. Click Restart now, wait until the VM restarts and reconnect using the same ip, login and password.
  2. Find the “Docker Desktop” shortcut on the desktop of the VM and run it.

7. Click “Show hidden icons” in the lower right corner, wait for Docker to start (the icon will stop animating) and click on its icon.

8. Follow the further instructions in the application (if this is your first time using Docker Desktop) or skip the tutorial if you are already familiar with Docker.

Documentation Docker Desktop:

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