Uninstalling discourse instance


Is there comprehensive documentation available on how to uninstall discourse instance via command line?
This is required to do a clean install once again.

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According to the official installation guide, discourse lives inside its own docker container.
So, you simply need to stop the container and remove /var/discourse folder.


  1. ssh into your vps server.
  2. cd /var/discourse
  3. ./launcher stop app
  4. cd /var
  5. sudo rm -rf discourse
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