Base kernsuite docker image
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This is the base KERN docker image.

KERN is the radio astronomical software suite. Read more about KERN at

This image is:

  • Based on Ubuntu 16.04
  • Has the KERN version 3 launchpad PPA enabled
  • Has Universe, Multiverse and Restricted repo's enabled
  • Has a docker-apt-install script which can be used to install debian package while keeping the Docker image clean and tiny.

You can manually build this image with make buildor download it from the docker hub with the name radioastro/base:

usage: $ docker run kernsuite/base <cmd>

note: you can use this image as a base for your custom image. Just put FROM: kernsuite/base:3 as the first line in your Dockerfile.