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Last pushed: 3 years ago
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debootstrap --variant=minbase --components=main,universe --include=inetutils-ping,iproute2 <suite> /
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This image is officially deprecated in favor of the standard ubuntu image, and will receive no further updates. Please adjust your usage accordingly.

Supported tags and respective Dockerfile links

For more information about this image and its history, please see the relevant manifest file (library/ubuntu-debootstrap). This image is updated via pull requests to the docker-library/official-images GitHub repo.

For detailed information about the virtual/transfer sizes and individual layers of each of the above supported tags, please see the ubuntu-debootstrap/ file in the docker-library/docs GitHub repo.


This image is the result of running debootstrap --variant=minbase against the currently supported suites of the Ubuntu distribution. It is not official or supported by Canonical in any way. Please see ubuntu for an official Ubuntu image that is supported by Canonical.

Supported Docker versions

This image is officially supported on Docker version 1.11.2.

Support for older versions (down to 1.6) is provided on a best-effort basis.

Please see the Docker installation documentation for details on how to upgrade your Docker daemon.

User Feedback


Documentation for this image is stored in the ubuntu-debootstrap/ directory of the docker-library/docs GitHub repo. Be sure to familiarize yourself with the repository's file before attempting a pull request.


If you have any problems with or questions about this image, please contact us through a GitHub issue. If the issue is related to a CVE, please check for a cve-tracker issue on the official-images repository first.

You can also reach many of the official image maintainers via the #docker-library IRC channel on Freenode.


You are invited to contribute new features, fixes, or updates, large or small; we are always thrilled to receive pull requests, and do our best to process them as fast as we can.

Before you start to code, we recommend discussing your plans through a GitHub issue, especially for more ambitious contributions. This gives other contributors a chance to point you in the right direction, give you feedback on your design, and help you find out if someone else is working on the same thing.

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