How to solve Docker 'docker-credential-desktop not installed or not available in PATH'

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If you’re getting the following error, I found the solution for it:

dockerpycreds.errors.InitializationError: docker-credential-desktop not installed or not available in PATH
[8929] Failed to execute script docker-compose

The issue is that during the installation a wrong entry in ~/.docker/config.json was created.

Namely credsStore instead of credStore.

Just change the entry in ~/.docker/config.json like this, and you’re good to go:

  "stackOrchestrator" : "swarm",
  "experimental" : "disabled",
  "credStore" : "desktop"

Here, have a slice of pizza 🍕