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How to install virtualbox-source on Debian Unstable (Sid)


Install virtualbox-source

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install virtualbox-source

virtualbox-source package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Contrib
name virtualbox-source
version 5.0.16-dfsg-2
description x86 virtualization solution – kernel module source
subsection kernel
website virtualbox.org
maintainer Debian Virtualbox Team

Uninstall virtualbox-source

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

sudo apt-get remove virtualbox-source

Uninstall virtualbox-source and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove virtualbox-source

Purging virtualbox-source

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

sudo apt-get purge virtualbox-source

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove virtualbox-source

 

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