Skip to content



This page is under construction

Frequently Asked Questions and other problems and issues that have come up.

Possible subsections below

High-level questions

Why would I choose VirtualBox over docker? Why would I choose docker over VirtualBox?

Great question! Anyone?


Docker downloads container but never launches environment

This is an issue with newer OSs on your local laptop/desktop running older OSs in the container.

For example, suppose you are following the Running CMS analysis code using Docker tutorial. If you run

docker run --name opendata -it cmsopendata/cmssw_5_3_32 /bin/bash

and the container downloads but you don't find yourself in the CMSSW_5_3_32 environment, then...