Installs the specified version of the Docker client
dvm install <version>

If <version> is omitted, dvm uses the value of the DOCKER_VERSION environment variable, if present.

Run dvm install experimental to install the latest, nightly build.

Optional Arguments

  • --mirror-url

    Specify an alternate URL from which to download the Docker client. Defaults to, unless the environment variable DVM_MIRROR_URL is set.

  • --nocheck

    Do not check if version exists (use with caution). Defaults to false, unless the environment variable DVM_NOCHECK is set.


$ dvm install 1.12.1
Installing 1.12.1...
Now using Docker 1.12.1


dvm -i <version>