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How to install virtualbox-guest-dkms on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install virtualbox-guest-dkms

Installing virtualbox-guest-dkms package on Debian Unstable (Sid) is as easy as running the following command on terminal:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install virtualbox-guest-dkms

virtualbox-guest-dkms package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Contrib
name virtualbox-guest-dkms
version 5.0.16-dfsg-2
description x86 virtualization solution – guest addition module source for dkms
subsection kernel
maintainer Debian Virtualbox Team

Uninstall virtualbox-guest-dkms

To remove just virtualbox-guest-dkms package itself from Debian Unstable (Sid) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove virtualbox-guest-dkms

Uninstall virtualbox-guest-dkms and it’s dependent packages

To remove the virtualbox-guest-dkms package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed from Debian Sid.

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove virtualbox-guest-dkms

Purging virtualbox-guest-dkms

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

sudo apt-get purge virtualbox-guest-dkms

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove virtualbox-guest-dkms