Posted on 2021-07-28
I have been highly annoyed over the last few weeks with my docker containers terminal prompts. It would mess up every time I'd try to use tab complete, up/down arrows, or copy/paste. The screen would display weird characters and sometimes just not respond.
Command I use to get a shell inside of a new container:
docker-compose run --service-ports app /bin/bash
Then when I try to use my arrow up/down keys I get the following:
This highly impeded my ability to get work done.
Ends up the issue is with
v2.0.0-beta.6 which must have some bugs because it has been making my terminal go haywire.
You can check your version with the following commands:
docker-compose version docker compose version
I fixed the issue by getting off of the experimental version using these instructions:
Click the docker icon on the top menu bar. Select
Experimental Features and uncheck
Use Docker Compose V2. I then restarted docker and everything was back to normal with my
docker-compose alias pointed back at version
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