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How to install xauth on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install xauth

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install xauth

xauth package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name xauth
version 1:1.0.9-1
description X authentication utility
subsection x11
maintainer Debian X Strike Force

Uninstall xauth

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

sudo apt-get remove xauth

Uninstall xauth and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove xauth

Purging xauth

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

sudo apt-get purge xauth

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove xauth