dockerfile for anaconda [docker]
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This dockerfile creates containers ready for numeric Python 3 development.


  • Uses Anaconda for simpler dependencies
  • Mounts a directory from the host to ~/data inside the container
  • Publishes a port to the host for accessing a Jupyter Notebook server


  1. Download an Anaconda installer to files/anaconda_installer.sh.
  2. Copy the config.example file to config and edit the DATA_DIR value to point to a host directory that will be mounted inside the container.
  3. Run the build script. This will create the docker image.
$ ./build.sh
  1. Run the create script. This will create a docker container that is pre-configured to mount DATA_DIR and publish a port on
$ ./create.sh
  1. Start and attach to the new container.
$ docker start -ai anaconda-py3