How To Remove Docker, I’m having some docker images downloaded from the docker hub & I will delete images & container on the server. you can remove docker unused images by force using the name.
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How To Remove Docker Image, Volumes & Container:
Check all the images on docker-machine using docker images
Use this command to remove the images using docker rmi image_name
I have already created a MySQL container if you don’t know how to create a container check it out Create Container here.
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Here are two containers running, I will remove MySQL container here, first, you will have to stop the to container before deleting it.
List all the volumes using docker volume ls
you can remove the volumes using docker volume rm volum_name1 volum_name
If you have removed a container but the volume is not removed, it’s not connected to any container.
we can check using docker volume ls -f dangling=true
Remove dangling volume using docker volume prune
you have to stop the container before removing it.
docker stop 78e701a98334
you can see I have stopped the container & checked the running container & delete it with Container ID as shown in below figure
Check all the running container using docker ps -a and if you want to run a container and automatically delete when exists, then use this command to create docker run –rm image_name
Remove the container with conditions using docker rm $(docker ps -a -f status=exited -q)
Now See there is only one container running,
Remove Container Images
Here I have deleted the image of MySQL,
docker rmi 8b6ff3f79840
As you can see after deleting the image of MySQL. There is no MySQL image available.
Removing all unused Images, Networks, Containers, and Volumes for both dangling and unreferenced.
docker system prune
If you run the below command, it will remove all unused images not just dangling.
docker system prune -a
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That’s it. Docker remove images force by name unused