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How to remove <none> images after building

docker system prune will do the work. It will remove any unused images though. but I am sure, all worthy images should have been pushed to the registry so it should be okay to prune it, depending on your environment though.


If you are running Docker For Windows, the following will work:

echo off&for /f “delims=” %A in ('docker images -f “dangling=true” -q ') do docker rmi %A & echo on

To remove all images which aren’t associated with a running container:

docker image prune -a

The -a parameter is the crucial bit here.

If you want to force the action to occur without a confirmation prompt, you may add the -f parameter, like so:

docker image prune -af

Note: -af is the same as specifying -a and -f separately

If you are like me and keep trying out interactive terminal sessions on images all the time, you will see a lot of : images in the list. They are all linked to stopped containers that you used earlier. Cleanup containers and then cleanup images

docker container prune
docker image prune

This worked for me;

Shows all images, copy the ‘Image ID’ of the one you want to delete

sudo docker images

Command to delete, paste image id, without <> and hit enter

sudo docker rmi -f <$imageID>

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On windows, create a new batch file and add the following command,
FOR /f “tokens=*” %%i IN (‘docker images -f “dangling=true” -q’) DO docker rmi %%i -f

This works on my end. Removing all or unused images.

Docker rmi $(docker images -a -q)

docker rmi (docker images -f “dangling=true” -q )

docker rmi $(docker images -f dangling=true -q )

Removing the double quotes from the dangling options solves the problem

received the response while trying with this command. Tag and repositories might be linked to some active repositories.
docker rmi $(docker images -a|grep "<none>"|awk '$1=="<none>" {print $3}')

Error response from daemon: conflict: unable to delete f039e1783673 (cannot be forced) - image has dependent child images

sometimes we may need “f” for forcing to remove containers