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docker on lxc on turris omnia


opkg install kmod-veth
opkg install kmod-ipt-extra
opkg install iptables-mod-extra
  • Install a new container (I created an arch linux container)
  • Open up the /srv/lxc/containername/config file for editing:
# Be aware this has security implications
lxc.include = /usr/share/lxc/config/nesting.conf

# Configure network to bridge to lan = veth = br-lan = up = eth0 = 22:11:85:de:f9:fb
# Add the following lines to open up access to the host, allowing docker to successfully start
raw.lxc: |- = cgroup:rw:force
lxc.cgroup.devices.allow = a
security.nesting: "true"
security.privileged: "true"
lxc.cap.drop =
  • Save and exit the config file
  • Start the lxc container
lxc-start -n <container_name>
  • Attach to the console of the lxc container
lxc-attach -n <container_name>

Install prerrequisites:

apt install iptables kmod
update-alternatives --set iptables /usr/sbin/iptables-legacy
update-alternatives --set ip6tables /usr/sbin/ip6tables-legacy

Finally, install docker:

curl -fsSL -o
sudo sh
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