Docker is a popular application container used by many websites & organizations around the world. However, sometimes you may need to uninstall Docker, in case of issues. Here are the steps to uninstall Docker in CentOS.
How to Uninstall Docker in CentOS
Here are the steps to uninstall Docker in CentOS.
1. Remove Docker
Open terminal and run the following command to uninstall docker.
# yum remove docker-ce
If the above command gives permission errors, then use sudo keyword at the beginning of the above command.
2. Remove Docker Files
Please note, the above command will only remove docker application and binaries but not images, containers, volumes or configuration files from your system. To delete Docker containers, images & volumes run the following command.
# rm -rf /var/lib/docker
That’s it. As you can see, it is very easy to uninstall Docker and remove its configuration files & data.