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dockerRun GUI app using docker


docker run -e DISPLAY=unix$DISPLAY -v /tmp/.X11-unix:/tmp/.X11-unix jlesage/firefoxctrl + c
docker run

launches specified image

-e

passes environment variable

DISPLAY

set DISPLAY variable

unix$DISPLAY

pass current display value (usually :0) and unix to ensure we connect using unix socket

-v

mount directory into the container

/tmp/.X11-unix:/tmp/.X11-unix

share our X-server with container

jlesage/firefox

example GUI image (Firefox browser)