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flox delete command


flox-delete - delete an environment


flox [ <general-options> ] delete [ <options> ] [ --origin ] [ --force ]


Remove all local data pertaining to an environment. Does not remove “upstream” environment data by default.

Invoke with the --origin flag to delete environment data both upstream and downstream.

Invoke with the --force flag to avoid the interactive confirmation dialog. (Required for non-interactive use.)


General Options

Many flox commands wrap Nix commands of the same name, and will correspondingly pass on options and arguments directly to the underlying nix invocation. For more information on the options supported by specific Nix commands please invoke flox nix <command> help.

The following options are used specifically by flox and must be specified before the <command> argument.

-v, --verbose
Verbose mode. Invoke multiple times for increasing detail.

Debug mode. Invoke multiple times for increasing detail.

-V, --version
Print flox version.

Print flox installation prefix / Nix store path. (flox internal use only.)

Force execution in flox-bash (flox internal use only.)

Environment Options

The following option is supported by environment commands:

(-e|–environment) <name>
Selects flox environment to be modified or used. If not provided then flox will fall back to using the default environment.

Delete Options

[ --origin ]
Also delete environment data previously pushed upstream.

[ --force ]
Do not confirm interactively.