DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.BiocDockerManager  

Access Bioconductor docker images

Bioconductor version: Release (3.17)

Package works analogous to BiocManager but for docker images. Use the BiocDockerManager package to install and manage docker images provided by the Bioconductor project. A convenient package to install images, update images and find which Bioconductor based docker images are available.

Author: Bioconductor Package Maintainer [cre], Nitesh Turaga [aut]

Maintainer: Bioconductor Package Maintainer <maintainer at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("BiocDockerManager")):


To install this package, start R (version "4.3") and enter:

if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))


For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:



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biocViews Infrastructure, Software, ThirdPartyClient
Version 1.11.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.11 (R-4.0) (3.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 4.1)
Imports httr, whisker, readr, dplyr, utils, methods, memoise
Suggests BiocStyle, knitr, rmarkdown, testthat (>= 2.1.0)
SystemRequirements docker
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