How to Remove VMs Manually

How to Remove a TemplateVM Manually

All commands should be executed in a dom0 terminal.

  1. Remove the TemplateVM’s directory:

     $ rm -rf /var/lib/qubes/vm-templates/<template-name>
    
  2. Remove the TemplateVM from qubes.xml:

     $ qvm-remove --just-db <template-name>
    
  3. Remove the TemplateVM’s *.desktop files from ~/.local/share/applications:

     $ rm ~/.local/share/applications/<template-name>*
    
  4. Remove the TemplateVM’s Applications Menu entry:

     $ sudo rm /etc/xdg/menus/applications-merged/<template-name>*