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How To Uninstall xscreensaver-gl-extra On Debian 9

To uninstall xscreensaver-gl-extra just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just xscreensaver-gl-extra

Extra GL(Mesa) screen saver modules for screensaver frontendsDebian 9.0x115.36-1
sudo apt-get remove xscreensaver-gl-extra

This will remove just the xscreensaver-gl-extra package itself.

Uninstall xscreensaver-gl-extra and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove xscreensaver-gl-extra

This will remove the xscreensaver-gl-extra package and any other dependant packages which are no longer needed.

Purging your config/data too

If you also want to delete your local/config files for xscreensaver-gl-extra then this will work.

 Caution! Purged config/data can not be restored by reinstalling the package.
sudo apt-get purge xscreensaver-gl-extra

Or similarly, like this xscreensaver-gl-extra

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove xscreensaver-gl-extra

Package Data

Packagexscreensaver-gl-extra
Version5.36-1
MaintainerTormod Volden <debian.tormod@gmail.com>
Home pagehttp://www.jwz.org/xscreensaver/
DescriptionExtra GL(Mesa) screen saver modules for screensaver frontends
Distrodebian
Releasestretch
Repomain
Sectionx11

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