$ docker rm `(docker ps -q && docker ps -qa) | sort | uniq -u`

Remove non-running Docker containers

Applies 'docker rm' to all container IDs that appear in 'docker ps -a' but not in 'docker ps' - i.e. the ones that are not running.
Sample Output
48eca05b7d25
6871947c3300
9f3f8123b1c6
c19b0cdd1511
e10763d0a3a2

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By: vlf
2014-09-16 14:08:54

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