Enter a command. For example: export, ex, pickle, neomutt, sublist3r.

docker exec

Execute a command on an already running Docker container. More information:
  • Enter an interactive shell session on an already-running container:
    docker exec --interactive --tty {{container_name}} {{/bin/bash}}
  • Run a command in the background (detached) on a running container:
    docker exec --detach {{container_name}} {{command}}
  • Select the working directory for a given command to execute into:
    docker exec --interactive -tty --workdir {{path/to/directory}} {{container_name}} {{command}}
  • Run a command in background on existing container but keep stdin open:
    docker exec --interactive --detach {{container_name}} {{command}}
  • Set an environment variable in a running Bash session:
    docker exec --interactive --tty --env {{variable_name}}={{value}} {{container_name}} {{/bin/bash}}
  • Run a command as a specific user:
    docker exec --user {{user}} {{container_name}} {{command}}

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