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docker-rmi - Remove one or more images

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NAME

docker-rmi - Remove one or more images
 
 

SYNOPSIS

docker rmi [ -f|--force] [ --help] [ --no-prune] IMAGE [IMAGE...]
 
 

DESCRIPTION

Removes one or more images from the host node. This does not remove images from a registry. You cannot remove an image of a running container unless you use the -f option. To see all images on a host use the docker images command.
 
 

OPTIONS

-f, --force=true|false
Force removal of the image. The default is false.
 
--help
Print usage statement
 
--no-prune=true|false
Do not delete untagged parents. The default is false.
 
 

EXAMPLES

Removing an image

Here is an example of removing an image:
 
 
docker rmi fedora/httpd
 
 

HISTORY

April 2014, Originally compiled by William Henry (whenry at redhat dot com) based on docker.com source material and internal work. June 2014, updated by Sven Dowideit ⟨SvenDowideit@home.org.au⟩ April 2015, updated by Mary Anthony for v2 ⟨mary@docker.com⟩
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