Removing OSX Docker Things

Sat, Oct 1, 2016

So Docker for Mac is out of Beta.  If you haven’t switched, I suggest you do. But getting rid of your boot2docker, docker-machine, brew installed docker client, etc… it’s a bit tricky.  Most of this info came from’s post.

Here is a condensed set of steps to remove almost everything:

Now you will need to edit your .zshrc or .bashrc or .bash_profile to remove exports like:

Finally, you should open VirtualBox and delete the ‘default’ or any boot2docker virtual machines.

Now you should be able to install Docker for Mac and there will be no conflicts and lots of disk space available. Container up!