How to fix docker-compose: command not found error with newer versions of Docker

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The docker-compose command is missing from recent versions of Docker, replaced by a plugin built into Docker: docker compose. To restore compatibility with scripts which use docker-compose, we can create a wrapper script which forwards its arguments to docker compose. Here’s the script:

# Switch to root
sudo su -
# Write script to file
cat << EOF > /usr/local/bin/docker-compose
docker compose $@
# Make the script executable so that we can invoke it directly from the shell
chmod +x /usr/local/bin/docker-compose

This avoids the error docker-compose: command not found which I faced, for example, trying to install