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How To Uninstall xscreensaver On Kali Linux 2017.1

To uninstall xscreensaver just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just xscreensaver

Screensaver daemon and frontend for X11 containing more than 200 screen savers.Kali Linux 2017.1x115.36-1
sudo apt-get remove xscreensaver

This will remove just the xscreensaver package itself.

Uninstall xscreensaver and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove xscreensaver

This will remove the xscreensaver 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 then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this xscreensaver

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove xscreensaver

Package Data

Packagexscreensaver
Version5.36-1
MaintainerTormod Volden <debian.tormod@gmail.com>
Home pagehttp://www.jwz.org/xscreensaver/ uitoolkit::gtk, x11::screensaver
DescriptionScreensaver daemon and frontend for X11 containing more than 200 screen savers.
Distrokalilinux
Releasekalilinux
Repomain
Sectionx11

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