How to Edit a File in a docker container with no Text Editor#
THe lightwight nature of docker images, means that often they do not have the standard utilities we expect on every standard linux machine.
Simply editing a file is an ordeal if you don’t have
One of the best things to do may be to copy the file from the container to your host machine:
docker cp <container>:/path/to/file.ext .
Edit the file.
Then send it back to the container.
docker cp file.ext <container>:/path/to/file.ext