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Where are images stored on Mac OS X?


(Apptite) #1

I just installed Docker for Mac and Kinematic. It works fine and I can pull an image (with the command line or the Kinematic UI) and run a container (again with the command and the UI).

But I can’t seem to find the physical location of the images on the host Mac OS X, where should they be? Cleaning up with docker rm and docker rmi also works, but I would like to browse the folder :wink:


(Badonk) #2

It depends on the driver being used, but the default is: $HOME/Library/Containers/com.docker.docker/Data/com.docker.driver.amd64-linux/Docker.qcow2


(Javier Rivera) #3

I’m on mac OS X 10.12.3 using kitematic 0.13.1.

My VM images are stored here: /Users/USERNAME/.docker/machine/machines
See: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/32605383/location-of-docker-images-downloaded-by-docker-1-9-1-on-mac-os-x

You should see a “default” folder here that is your base VM. If you’ve created others, they’d be here as well.

This is different than the docker containers you create or download.

Those are stored at …