Installation of any of the vantage6 packages requires Python ≥ 3.6. For installation instructions, see python.org, anaconda.com or use the package manager native to your OS and/or distribution (e.g.
apt for debian or Ubuntu,
yum for fedora, or
yast for SuSE).
Running a node always requires the Docker runtime to be installed (and running). Running the server only requires docker when it's run as a dockerized application.
The correct installation of docker can be verified with the following command:
docker run hello-world