Can't install docker

I get this message each time. is it possible to install docker on osmc?

Created symlink /etc/systemd/system/ -> /lib/systemd/system/docker.service.
Created symlink /etc/systemd/system/ -> /lib/systemd/system/docker.socket.
Job for docker.service failed because the control process exited with error code.
See “systemctl status docker.service” and “journalctl -xe” for details.
invoke-rc.d: initscript docker, action “start” failed.

  • docker.service - Docker Application Container Engine
    Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/docker.service; enabled; vendor preset: enabled)
    Active: activating (auto-restart) (Result: exit-code) since Thu 2021-02-18 15:42:15 PST; 32ms ago
    Process: 11384 ExecStart=/usr/bin/dockerd -H fd:// --containerd=/run/containerd/containerd.sock (code=exited, status=1/FAILURE)
    Main PID: 11384 (code=exited, status=1/FAILURE)
    dpkg: error processing package docker-ce (–configure):
    installed docker-ce package post-installation script subprocess returned error exit status 1
    Processing triggers for systemd (241-7~deb10u6) …
    Errors were encountered while processing:
    E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

To get a better understanding of the problem you are experiencing we need more information from you. The best way to get this information is for you to upload logs that demonstrate your problem. You can learn more about how to submit a useful support request here.

Depending on the used skin you have to set the settings-level to standard or higher, in summary:

  • enable debug logging at settings->system->logging

  • reboot the OSMC device twice(!)

  • reproduce the issue

  • upload the log set (all configs and logs!) either using the Log Uploader method within the My OSMC menu in the GUI or the ssh method invoking command grab-logs -A

  • publish the provided URL from the log set upload, here

Thanks for your understanding. We hope that we can help you get up and running again shortly.

OSMC skin screenshot:

It’s hard to speculate without knowing what device you are using or even what version of OSMC you are running.


Run this:

sudo update-alternatives --config iptables

When prompted enter 1 (iptables-legacy), then reboot and try to reinstall docker.

yep, that works. thanks.

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