How to Copy Files From Docker Ubuntu Container to Windows Host

I can’t figure out how to copy files from a docker ubuntu container to a windows host, or vice versa.

My host is Windows 10. When I start Docker, I run the Ubuntu image using

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  • One Solution collect form web for “How to Copy Files From Docker Ubuntu Container to Windows Host”

    You need to run docker cp command on host machine.

    The command template is:

    docker cp <containerId>:<src_path_inside_container> <target_host_path>
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