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How to install nvidia-legacy-340xx-kernel-dkms on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install nvidia-legacy-340xx-kernel-dkms

Installing nvidia-legacy-340xx-kernel-dkms package on Debian Unstable (Sid) is as easy as running the following command on terminal:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nvidia-legacy-340xx-kernel-dkms

nvidia-legacy-340xx-kernel-dkms package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Non-Free
name nvidia-legacy-340xx-kernel-dkms
version 340.96-4
description NVIDIA binary kernel module DKMS source (340xx legacy version)
subsection kernel
maintainer Debian NVIDIA Maintainers

Uninstall nvidia-legacy-340xx-kernel-dkms

To remove just nvidia-legacy-340xx-kernel-dkms package itself from Debian Unstable (Sid) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove nvidia-legacy-340xx-kernel-dkms

Uninstall nvidia-legacy-340xx-kernel-dkms and it’s dependent packages

To remove the nvidia-legacy-340xx-kernel-dkms package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed from Debian Sid.

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove nvidia-legacy-340xx-kernel-dkms

Purging nvidia-legacy-340xx-kernel-dkms

If you also want to delete configuration and/or data files of nvidia-legacy-340xx-kernel-dkms from Debian Sid then this will work:

sudo apt-get purge nvidia-legacy-340xx-kernel-dkms

To delete configuration and/or data files of nvidia-legacy-340xx-kernel-dkms and it’s dependencies from Debian Sid then execute:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove nvidia-legacy-340xx-kernel-dkms