How to install docker-compose on Linux /
Find the right bin and install it


What’s docker-compose ?

Docker Compose is a tool that simplifies the management of multi-container Docker applications. It allows users to define and run multiple Docker containers as a single application, making it easier to orchestrate and manage complex deployments. With Docker Compose, users can describe their application’s services, networks, and volumes in a single file, making it straightforward to replicate environments across different systems.

Find the right binary

Identify your distribution and architecture :

uname -s

Returns :


Identify architecture :

uname -m

Returns :


Now we know our systems is Linux aarch64

Go on the docker-compose release page on github :

Identify the right release in my case :


Copy the download link :

Download it and place it to the right place :

curl -L "" -o  /usr/local/bin/docker-compose

Make it executable :

chmod +x /usr/local/bin/docker-compose

Test the installation :

docker-compose -v