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Arun Kumar Singh
Arun Kumar Singh

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How to run multiple commands in Docker Container

There can be scenarios in which you may have to run/execute commands using a container to get something done.

docker run <your container> /bin/bash -c "command1; command2"

arun@mymachine:~ sudo docker run singharunk/dev /bin/bash -c "date; whoami"
Sun Apr 25 19:58:50 UTC 2021
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Daniel Ziltener

Imagine using Docker without having even this most basic understanding of the Linux commandline that you need this - it's a recipe for disaster.