atomic-containers man page

atomic-containers — operations on containers


atomic containers COMMAND [Options] [CONTAINERS...]

atomic containers allows the user to view and operate on containers



delete specified container(s).


atomic containers delete, delete specified container image from the system.

Using --all will delete all the installed containers.


list containers on your system.


discard unused blocks (fstrim) on running containers.


atomic containers list, by default, will list all running containers on your system.

Using --all will list all the installed containers.

atomic containers trim, Discard unused blocks (fstrim) on rootfs of running containers.

e.g. If you have 2 running containers on your system with container IDs (496b8679b6cf, 9bb990da1203).

atomic containers trim Trimming container id 496b8679b6cf Trimming container id 9bb990da1203


-h --help
Print usage statement

delete OPTIONS

-a --all
Delete all the installed containers

-f --force
Force the deletion of specified running containers


-a --all
Print all the installed containers

-f --filter
Filter output based on given filters, example usage: --filter id=foo will list all containers that has "foo" as part of their ID.

Filterables: container (id), image, command, created, status, runtime

Print in a machine parsable format

-n --noheading
Do not print heading when listing the containers

Do not truncate output

-q --quiet
Only display container IDs


June 2016, Originally compiled by Giuseppe Scrivano (gscrivan at redhat dot com) July 2016, Added sub-commands filter, no-trunc and quiet (jerzhang at redhat dot com) Sept 2016, Added atomic containers trim subcommand (shishir dot mahajan at redhat dot com)

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