Building ARM Docker images on the Raspberry Pi

Install Docker for ARM using the install script:

curl -sSL | sh


Set to startup as a service:

sudo systemctl enable docker

Start the service manually now (or reboot to start automatically):

sudo systemctl start docker

Add user to docker group (to run docker cli without sudo):

sudo usermod -aG docker pi


To create a new image from a Raspbian base for ARM, use the Raspbian images from resin (in your Dockerfile):

FROM resin/rpi-raspbian:latest


Edit your Dockerfile to include and configure whatever you need, and build an image as normal on the Pi using:

docker build -t tagname .

… and off you go.

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