This program is experimental and its interface is subject to change.


nix registry remove - remove flake from user flake registry


nix registry remove [option...] url


  • Remove the entry nixpkgs from the user registry:

    # nix registry remove nixpkgs
  • Remove the entry nixpkgs from a custom registry:

    # nix registry remove --registry ./custom-flake-registry.json nixpkgs


This command removes from the user registry any entry for flake reference url.


Logging-related options:

  • --debug

    Set the logging verbosity level to 'debug'.

  • --log-format format

    Set the format of log output; one of raw, internal-json, bar or bar-with-logs.

  • --print-build-logs / -L

    Print full build logs on standard error.

  • --quiet

    Decrease the logging verbosity level.

  • --verbose / -v

    Increase the logging verbosity level.

Miscellaneous global options:

  • --help

    Show usage information.

  • --offline

    Disable substituters and consider all previously downloaded files up-to-date.

  • --option name value

    Set the Nix configuration setting name to value (overriding nix.conf).

  • --refresh

    Consider all previously downloaded files out-of-date.

  • --version

    Show version information.

Options to override configuration settings: