The instructions in this help doc relate to an older version of Local called “Local by Flywheel” and are no longer correct for more recent versions of Local (above v 5.0)
For more information about migrating from Local by Flywheel to the new version of Local, see this help doc:
To remove the Local’s Virtual Machine, open VirtualBox and right click on the
local-by-flywheel machine. Select “Remove” to delete the Virtual Machine.
This is a destructive step and will cause all of the data within the Local Sites’ Databases to be lost.
/Applications and move
Local by Flywheel.app to Trash
Uninstall VirtualBox if you no longer want it (see Virtual Box for information on deleting their software.)
~/Library/Application Support/Local by Flywheel. You can get to
~/Library/Application Support by opening Finder and pressing Cmd + Shift + G
/etc/hosts file and remove the Local by Flywheel block and sites if they exist in there. To edit your
/etc/hosts files open Terminal and type
sudo nano /etc/hosts
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