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How to install weston on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install weston

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install weston

weston package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name weston
version 1.9.0-3+b1
description reference implementation of a wayland compositor
subsection x11
maintainer Debian X Strike Force

Uninstall weston

To remove just weston package itself from Debian Unstable (Sid) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove weston

Uninstall weston and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove weston

Purging weston

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

sudo apt-get purge weston

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove weston