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This image is officially deprecated (especially now that Upstart is no longer the default init system for Ubuntu) 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-upstart). 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-upstart/ file in the docker-library/docs GitHub repo.

What is Upstart?

Upstart is an event-based replacement for the traditional init daemon – the method by which several Unix-like computer operating systems perform tasks when the computer is started. It was written by Scott James Remnant, a former employee of Canonical Ltd.

Supported Docker versions

This image is officially supported on Docker version 1.10.3.

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-upstart/ directory of the docker-library/docs GitHub repo. Be sure to familiarize yourself with the repository's file before attempting a pull request.


This image is provided on an as-is basis. If problems with it are discovered, they can be discussed in the #docker-library IRC channel on Freenode, but any support will be best-effort.

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