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How To Uninstall xinput On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

To uninstall xinput just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just xinput

Runtime configuration and test of XInput devicesUbuntu 12.04 LTSx111.5.99.1-0ubuntu2
sudo apt-get remove xinput

This will remove just the xinput package itself.

Uninstall xinput and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove xinput

This will remove the xinput 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 xinput then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this xinput

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove xinput

Package Data

Packagexinput
Version1.5.99.1-0ubuntu2
MaintainerUbuntu X-SWAT <[email protected]>
DescriptionRuntime configuration and test of XInput devices
Distroubuntu
Releaseprecise
Repomain
Sectionx11

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