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Discussion on: Running Docker on WSL2 without Docker Desktop (the right way)

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zachary

Cannot connect to the Docker daemon at unix:///var/run/docker.sock. Is the docker daemon running?

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Felipe Santos Author

What shows up if you type sudo service docker start?

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Felipe Santos Author

Chances are that your WSL version isn't new enough to support boot.command in wsl.conf. Did you try the .profile trick as mentioned in the guide?