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How to install virtualbox-guest-x11 on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install virtualbox-guest-x11

Installing virtualbox-guest-x11 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-x11

virtualbox-guest-x11 package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Contrib
name virtualbox-guest-x11
version 5.0.16-dfsg-2+b1
description x86 virtualization solution – X11 guest utilities
subsection x11
maintainer Debian Virtualbox Team

Uninstall virtualbox-guest-x11

To remove just virtualbox-guest-x11 package itself from Debian Unstable (Sid) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove virtualbox-guest-x11

Uninstall virtualbox-guest-x11 and it’s dependent packages

To remove the virtualbox-guest-x11 package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed from Debian Sid.

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove virtualbox-guest-x11

Purging virtualbox-guest-x11

If you also want to delete configuration and/or data files of virtualbox-guest-x11 from Debian Sid then this will work:

sudo apt-get purge virtualbox-guest-x11

To delete configuration and/or data files of virtualbox-guest-x11 and it’s dependencies from Debian Sid then execute:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove virtualbox-guest-x11