How to install Docker compose on Ubuntu


In this tutorial, How to install Docker compose on Ubuntu 21.04. Docker is an open platform that allows you to build, test, and deploy applications quickly.

Docker Compose is used for defining and running multi-container Docker applications. It allows users to launch, execute, communicate with a single coordinated command. Docker Compose is yet another useful Docker tool.


  • A system running Ubuntu 21.04
  • A user account with sudo privileges
  • Docker installed on Ubuntu 21.04

Step 1: Update your system

Update your existing packages:

sudo apt update
How to install Docker compose on Ubuntu 21.04

Step 2: Install curl package

sudo apt install curl -y
install curl command

Step 3: Download the Latest Docker compose Version

Docker-compose new stable versions, refer to the official list of releases on GitHub.

sudo curl -L "$(uname -s)-$(uname -m)" -o /usr/local/bin/docker-compose

Step 4: Change File Permission

sudo chmod +x /usr/local/bin/docker-compose

Step 5: Check Docker Version

To verify the installation, check the Docker compose version by command below:

docker-compose --version
install Docker compose on Ubuntu 21.04

Uninstall Docker compose on Ubuntu

Delete the Binary

sudo rm /usr/local/bin/docker-compose

Uninstall the Package

sudo apt remove docker-compose

Remove Software Dependencies

sudo apt autoremove
remove docker-compose on ubuntu 21.04

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