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How to install open-vm-tools-dkms on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install open-vm-tools-dkms

Installing open-vm-tools-dkms package on Debian Unstable (Sid) is as easy as running the following command on terminal:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install open-vm-tools-dkms

open-vm-tools-dkms package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name open-vm-tools-dkms
version 2:10.0.7-3227872-2
description Open VMware Tools vmxnet kernel module (deprecated)
subsection admin
maintainer Bernd Zeimetz

Uninstall open-vm-tools-dkms

To remove just open-vm-tools-dkms package itself from Debian Unstable (Sid) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove open-vm-tools-dkms

Uninstall open-vm-tools-dkms and it’s dependent packages

To remove the open-vm-tools-dkms package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed from Debian Sid.

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove open-vm-tools-dkms

Purging open-vm-tools-dkms

If you also want to delete configuration and/or data files of open-vm-tools-dkms from Debian Sid then this will work:

sudo apt-get purge open-vm-tools-dkms

To delete configuration and/or data files of open-vm-tools-dkms and it’s dependencies from Debian Sid then execute:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove open-vm-tools-dkms