Sometimes we might need to remove docker containers and images. This blog will guide you for the steps needed to do so.
Remove All Image [At Once]
To remove all images: docker rmi $(docker images -q)
Remove Multiple images
To remove multiple images at one command, you can follow this: docker rmi <your-image-id> <your-image-id>
Remove Container by name:
Removes containers by their name or ID:
First you need to stop running container, before deleting them.
Stop all running containers: docker stop $(docker ps -a -q)
Delete all stopped containers: docker rm $(docker ps -a -q)
Remove multiple containers
You can stop and delete multiple containers by passing the commands a list of the containers you want to remove.
docker ps -a -q
docker pslist containers
-athe option to list all containers, even stopped ones. Without this, it defaults to only listing running containers
-qthe quiet option to provide only container numeric IDs, rather than a whole table of information about containers
Caution: This blog is considering that you have minimum idea about docker