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Package ‘docker-engine’ has no installation candidate

Package ‘docker-engine’ has no installation candidate


While installing Docker Engine in Ubuntu 16.04 getting the docker-engine has no installation candidate.


root@ubuntu:~# apt-get install docker-engine
Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information… Done
Package docker-engine is not available, but is referred to by another package.
This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
is only available from another source

E: Package ‘docker-engine’ has no installation candidate

docker-engine : Depends: libsystemd-journal0 (>= 201) but it is not installable


1. Need to update the repos in source list, vim /etc/apt/source.list

deb ubuntu-xenial main
deb ubuntu-trusty main
deb trusty main

2. Re-run apt-get update and try to install apt-get install docker-engine

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