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How To Uninstall xmotd on kali

To uninstall xmotd just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just xmotd

message of the day browser for X sysvnews-like support for dumb terminals). It displays a customizable message box which displays each message-of-the-day until the user has read them all, and then creates a stamp-file. Kali Linux 2017.1 x11 1.17.3b-9

sudo apt-get remove xmotd

Which will remove just the xmotd package itself.

Uninstall xmotd and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove xmotd

This will remove the xmotd 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 xmotd then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this xmotd

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove xmotd  

Package Data

Package xmotd
Version 1.17.3b-9
Maintainer Hugo Lefeuvre
Description message of the day browser for X sysvnews-like support for dumb terminals). It displays a customizable message box which displays each message-of-the-day until the user has read them all, and then creates a stamp-file.
Distro kalilinux
Release kalilinux
Repo main
Section x11

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