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How to install glx-alternative-mesa on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install glx-alternative-mesa

Installing glx-alternative-mesa package on Debian Unstable (Sid) is as easy as running the following command on terminal:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install glx-alternative-mesa

glx-alternative-mesa package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Contrib
name glx-alternative-mesa
version 0.7.2
description allows the selection of MESA as GLX provider
subsection libs
maintainer Debian NVIDIA Maintainers

Uninstall glx-alternative-mesa

To remove just glx-alternative-mesa package itself from Debian Unstable (Sid) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove glx-alternative-mesa

Uninstall glx-alternative-mesa and it’s dependent packages

To remove the glx-alternative-mesa package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed from Debian Sid.

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove glx-alternative-mesa

Purging glx-alternative-mesa

If you also want to delete configuration and/or data files of glx-alternative-mesa from Debian Sid then this will work:

sudo apt-get purge glx-alternative-mesa

To delete configuration and/or data files of glx-alternative-mesa and it’s dependencies from Debian Sid then execute:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove glx-alternative-mesa