How to know the Docker Engine Version

In order to know the version of Docker Engine you can either make use of the command line or go to the setting of Docker Desktop to know the details,

Example 1: Using the Command Line

  • Make sure you are running Docker,
  • Now type the command: docker engine --version, in your Command-Line (Terminal if macOS),

    % docker engine --version
    Docker version 20.10.17, build 100c701

    Note: You can also use command: docker engine -v

Example 2: Using the Docker Desktop Application

  • Start Docker Desktop Application (macOS, Windows or Linux)
  • Now go to Docker Dashbaord -> Settings
  • Click on Docker Engine from the left menu,
  • You should be able to see the Docker Engine Version.
Know Docker Engine version using Docker Desktop

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