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docker-latest-rmi: Remove one or more images


docker-rmi - Remove one or more images


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


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.


-f, --force=true|false
Force removal of the image. The default is false.

  Print usage statement

Do not delete untagged parents. The default is false.


Removing an image

Here is an example of removing an image:

docker rmi fedora/httpd


April 2014, Originally compiled by William Henry (whenry at redhat dot com) based on source material and internal work. June 2014, updated by Sven Dowideit <SvenDowideit [at]> April 2015, updated by Mary Anthony for v2 <mary [at]>