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How to install Podman Compose on Ubuntu 22.04 | Linux Mint 21?

Hello, friends. Welcome. Now you will learn how to install Podman Compose on Ubuntu 22.04 | Linux Mint 21 This tool is a kind of add-on for Podman. It is not especially necessary, but it is useful to have it to use the Docker Compose methodology.

Introduction

According to the GitHub profile of the tool:

An implementation of Compose Spec with Podman backend. This project focuses on:

– rootless

– daemon-less process model, we directly execute podman, no running daemon.

Remember that one of the benefits of Compose Spec is that in a single correctly defined YML file we can configure one or several Docker images (podman in this case). This makes it easier to edit the configurations and therefore share them.

So, the idea of using only Podman is complemented with this tool.

Let’s go.

Install Podman Compose on Ubuntu 22.04 | Linux Mint 21

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One of the main dependencies we have to fulfill is obviously to install Podman.

How to install Podman Compose on Ubuntu 22.04 | Linux Mint 21?

After it is working correctly, you can then continue.

We will be able to install Podman Compose using PIP, the Python package manager. This may be the best method for this.

How to install Python PIP on Ubuntu 22.04 – The Python package manager

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After installing PIP and getting it ready then, you can start with the installation.

First, install the dependencies:

pip3 install python-dotenv
pip3 install pyyaml

Now install Podman Compose

pip3 install podman-compose
Install Podman Compose on Ubuntu 22.04 | Linux Mint 21
Install Podman Compose on Ubuntu 22.04 | Linux Mint 21

At the end, you will be able to see the results with the following command

podman-compose -h

Or:

podman-compose version
Podman Compose running
Podman Compose running

This will be enough to be able to use it without problems.

Conclusion

Thanks to this post, you learned how to install this tool so it is highly recommended to do so if you want to work with Podman.

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