Docker Containers can be used to run some applications in a lightweight way. we examine how to remove all containers.
List All Docker Containers
Before removing all containers we can list all containers.
$ docker ps -aq
How to Stop All Running Containers
Before removing all containers, we must stop all running containers in order to properly remove them. The docker stop command stops all containers.
$ docker stop $(docker ps -aq)
How to Remove All Containers
The docker rm command is used. All containers are specified with the $docker ps -aq command and provided to the “docker rm” command.
$ docker rm $(docker ps -aq)
With the following command, all images of the ship can be removed.
$ docker rmi $(docker images -q)