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How to install nvidia-kernel-source on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install nvidia-kernel-source

Installing nvidia-kernel-source package on Debian Unstable (Sid) is as easy as running the following command on terminal:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nvidia-kernel-source

nvidia-kernel-source package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Non-Free
name nvidia-kernel-source
version 352.79-6
description NVIDIA binary kernel module source
subsection kernel
maintainer Debian NVIDIA Maintainers

Uninstall nvidia-kernel-source

To remove just nvidia-kernel-source package itself from Debian Unstable (Sid) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove nvidia-kernel-source

Uninstall nvidia-kernel-source and it’s dependent packages

To remove the nvidia-kernel-source package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed from Debian Sid.

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove nvidia-kernel-source

Purging nvidia-kernel-source

If you also want to delete configuration and/or data files of nvidia-kernel-source from Debian Sid then this will work:

sudo apt-get purge nvidia-kernel-source

To delete configuration and/or data files of nvidia-kernel-source and it’s dependencies from Debian Sid then execute:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove nvidia-kernel-source