I have installed docker as described here raspberrypi.org/blog/docker-comes-to-raspberry-pi with curl -sSL https://get.docker.com | sh. How do I uninstall it?

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    For posterity, this is the wrong way to install now that docker is in the Raspbian repos. – goldilocks Mar 11 '18 at 19:39
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    That doesn't help now does it... – joelfischerr Mar 12 '18 at 7:05

I had to use sudo apt remove docker-ce. The script at get.docker.com runs "$pkg_manager install -y -q docker-ce$pkg_version" so docker-ce is the package, not docker.

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    "docker -v" still worked. I did "sudo apt autoremove" to get rid of it entirely. – andy Dec 3 '18 at 10:44

Uninstall it by using

apt remove docker -y

Hope that helps.

  • Worth noting that the script sourced by curl | sh appears to use apt-get, which is why apt remove is appropriate. – goldilocks Mar 11 '18 at 19:33
  • Does that work when docker was not installed with apt? – joelfischerr Mar 11 '18 at 19:34
  • It does not: "Package 'docker' is not installed, so not removed" – joelfischerr Mar 11 '18 at 19:34
  • Well, it very well could have, if you go look at it. What it does if it didn't will be harder to figure out. You might check dpkg -l | grep docker to see if it used a package with a more convoluted name. – goldilocks Mar 11 '18 at 19:37
  • After that I did sudo dpkg --purge docker-ce – Firsh - LetsWP.io Jan 20 '19 at 22:14

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