Docker comes in 2 editions Docker CE (Community edition) and Docker EE (Enterprise Edition). The releases are done via 3 types of update channels – stable, test, and nightly:

Stable – gives you latest releases for general availability.
Test – gives pre-releases that are ready for testing before general availability.
Nightly – gives you the latest builds of work in progress for the next major release.

Installation steps are well documented in the official guide, please follow the appropriate link to install it on your respective platform.

To verify your installations, run docker --version.

Docker-compose is another popular and powerful handy tool that comes with Docker. Follow the same guide to install it.

To verify it is installed correctly, run docker-compose --version. Once the installation is complete, navigate to the docker hello-world example.

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