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Usage:  docker search [OPTIONS] TERM

Search the Docker Hub for images

Options:
  -f, --filter value   Filter output based on conditions provided (default [])
                       - is-automated=(true|false)
                       - is-official=(true|false)
                       - stars=<number> - image has at least 'number' stars
      --help           Print usage
      --limit int      Max number of search results (default 25)
      --no-trunc       Don't truncate output

Search Docker Hub for images

See Find Public Images on Docker Hub for more details on finding shared images from the command line.

Note: Search queries will only return up to 25 results

Examples

Search images by name

This example displays images with a name containing ‘busybox’:

$ docker search busybox
NAME                             DESCRIPTION                                     STARS     OFFICIAL   AUTOMATED
busybox                          Busybox base image.                             316       [OK]       
progrium/busybox                                                                 50                   [OK]
radial/busyboxplus               Full-chain, Internet enabled, busybox made...   8                    [OK]
odise/busybox-python                                                             2                    [OK]
azukiapp/busybox                 This image is meant to be used as the base...   2                    [OK]
ofayau/busybox-jvm               Prepare busybox to install a 32 bits JVM.       1                    [OK]
shingonoide/archlinux-busybox    Arch Linux, a lightweight and flexible Lin...   1                    [OK]
odise/busybox-curl                                                               1                    [OK]
ofayau/busybox-libc32            Busybox with 32 bits (and 64 bits) libs         1                    [OK]
peelsky/zulu-openjdk-busybox                                                     1                    [OK]
skomma/busybox-data              Docker image suitable for data volume cont...   1                    [OK]
elektritter/busybox-teamspeak    Lightweight teamspeak3 container based on...    1                    [OK]
socketplane/busybox                                                              1                    [OK]
oveits/docker-nginx-busybox      This is a tiny NginX docker image based on...   0                    [OK]
ggtools/busybox-ubuntu           Busybox ubuntu version with extra goodies       0                    [OK]
nikfoundas/busybox-confd         Minimal busybox based distribution of confd     0                    [OK]
openshift/busybox-http-app                                                       0                    [OK]
jllopis/busybox                                                                  0                    [OK]
swyckoff/busybox                                                                 0                    [OK]
powellquiring/busybox                                                            0                    [OK]
williamyeh/busybox-sh            Docker image for BusyBox's sh                   0                    [OK]
simplexsys/busybox-cli-powered   Docker busybox images, with a few often us...   0                    [OK]
fhisamoto/busybox-java           Busybox java                                    0                    [OK]
scottabernethy/busybox                                                           0                    [OK]
marclop/busybox-solr

Display non-truncated description (--no-trunc)

This example displays images with a name containing ‘busybox’, at least 3 stars and the description isn’t truncated in the output:

$ docker search --stars=3 --no-trunc busybox
NAME                 DESCRIPTION                                                                               STARS     OFFICIAL   AUTOMATED
busybox              Busybox base image.                                                                       325       [OK]       
progrium/busybox                                                                                               50                   [OK]
radial/busyboxplus   Full-chain, Internet enabled, busybox made from scratch. Comes in git and cURL flavors.   8                    [OK]

Limit search results (--limit)

The flag --limit is the maximium number of results returned by a search. This value could be in the range between 1 and 100. The default value of --limit is 25.

Filtering

The filtering flag (-f or --filter) format is a key=value pair. If there is more than one filter, then pass multiple flags (e.g. --filter "foo=bar" --filter "bif=baz")

The currently supported filters are:

  • stars (int - number of stars the image has)
  • is-automated (true|false) - is the image automated or not
  • is-official (true|false) - is the image official or not

stars

This example displays images with a name containing ‘busybox’ and at least 3 stars:

$ docker search --filter stars=3 busybox
NAME                 DESCRIPTION                                     STARS     OFFICIAL   AUTOMATED
busybox              Busybox base image.                             325       [OK]       
progrium/busybox                                                     50                   [OK]
radial/busyboxplus   Full-chain, Internet enabled, busybox made...   8                    [OK]

is-automated

This example displays images with a name containing ‘busybox’ and are automated builds:

$ docker search --filter is-automated busybox
NAME                 DESCRIPTION                                     STARS     OFFICIAL   AUTOMATED
progrium/busybox                                                     50                   [OK]
radial/busyboxplus   Full-chain, Internet enabled, busybox made...   8                    [OK]

is-official

This example displays images with a name containing ‘busybox’, at least 3 stars and are official builds:

$ docker search --filter "is-automated=true" --filter "stars=3" busybox
NAME                 DESCRIPTION                                     STARS     OFFICIAL   AUTOMATED
progrium/busybox                                                     50                   [OK]
radial/busyboxplus   Full-chain, Internet enabled, busybox made...   8                    [OK]