How to remove an instance
See also: Instance
This document demonstrates how to remove an instance, either temporarily or permanently.
To mark an instance as deleted, run:
$ multipass delete keen-yak
Now, if you
list the instances, you will see that it is actually just marked for deletion (or to put it in other words, moved to the recycle bin):
$ multipass list Name State IPv4 Release keen-yak DELETED -- Not Available
You can move all instances to the recycle bin at once using the
$ multipass delete --all
Instances that have been marked as deleted can later be recovered:
$ multipass recover keen-yak $ multipass list Name State IPv4 Release keen-yak STOPPED -- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
If you want to get rid of all instances in the ‘recycle bin’ for good, you must purge them:
$ multipass delete keen-yak $ multipass purge $ multipass list No instances found.
purge command does not take an argument. It will permanently remove all instances marked as deleted.
In order to permanently remove only one instance in a single command, you can use:
$ multipass delete --purge keen-yak
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