Intro

Docker is a fantastic tool. In this post I am documenting common/useful commands for working with the Docker CLI.

Containers

Show all local running containers.

cmd
docker container ls

Show all local containers.

cmd
docker container ls -a

Stop all local running containers.

cmd
docker container stop $(docker container ps -a -q)

Stop all local stopped containers.

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docker container rm $(docker container ps -a -q)

Images

Show all local images.

cmd
docker images ls

Remove dangling image layers.

cmd
docker images ls --quiet --filter "dangling=true"

Delete all local images.

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docker rmi $(docker images -a -q)

Docker Hub

Pull an image from Docker Hub with the latest tag.

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docker pull ruby

Pull a specific version of an image.

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docker pull debian:10.7-slim

docker pull ruby:2.7.2-slim-buster

docker pull postgres:13.1

Tags

docker