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For two different laptops using Windows 7 and 10 - with VirtualBox 6.1.36 - the guest is Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 as follows

lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS
Release: 20.04
Codename: focal

To install Docker I watched and followed the instructions according with:

The video covers the installation for Docker Engine and Docker Desktop respectively

The sudo docker run hello-world commands works as expected, so the Docker Engine is installed and works fine as expected, just in case more info:

docker compose version
Docker Compose version v2.7.0

docker --version
Docker version 20.10.17, build 100c701

sudo docker version
Client: Docker Engine - Community
Cloud integration: v1.0.28
Version: 20.10.17
API version: 1.41
Go version: go1.17.11
Git commit: 100c701
Built: Mon Jun 6 23:02:57 2022
OS/Arch: linux/amd64
Context: default
Experimental: true

Server: Docker Engine - Community
Version: 20.10.17
API version: 1.41 (minimum version 1.12)
Go version: go1.17.11
Git commit: a89b842
Built: Mon Jun 6 23:01:03 2022
OS/Arch: linux/amd64
Experimental: false
Version: 1.6.6
GitCommit: 10c12954828e7c7c9b6e0ea9b0c02b01407d3ae1
Version: 1.1.2
GitCommit: v1.1.2-0-ga916309
Version: 0.19.0
GitCommit: de40ad0

The installation of the Docker Desktop is fine, but when is started through either Applications or Command, the GUI is loaded but it remains with the following message:

  • Docker Desktop stopped...

It remains in that state for many minutes

how resolve this issue?

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The solution is enable KVM Virtualization for VirtualBox, it through the Enable Nested VT-x/AMD-V checkbox.

Having VirtualBox closed, execute:

VBoxManage modifyvm <VirtualMachineName> --nested-hw-virt on

For more details about why is used the command, read the following resources:

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