How to Install and Uninstall wireguard-dkms Package on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)

Last updated: March 04,2024

1. Install "wireguard-dkms" package

Please follow the instructions below to install wireguard-dkms on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)

$ sudo apt update $ sudo apt install wireguard-dkms

2. Uninstall "wireguard-dkms" package

This is a short guide on how to uninstall wireguard-dkms on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):

$ sudo apt remove wireguard-dkms $ sudo apt autoclean && sudo apt autoremove

3. Information about the wireguard-dkms package on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)

Package: wireguard-dkms
Architecture: all
Version: 1.0.20201112-1~20.04.1
Priority: optional
Section: universe/kernel
Source: wireguard-linux-compat
Origin: Ubuntu
Maintainer: Ubuntu Developers
Original-Maintainer: Daniel Kahn Gillmor
Bugs: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+filebug
Installed-Size: 1720
Depends: dkms (>= 2.1.0.0), perl:any
Recommends: wireguard (>= 0.0.20191219), wireguard-tools (>= 0.0.20191219)
Filename: pool/universe/w/wireguard-linux-compat/wireguard-dkms_1.0.20201112-1~20.04.1_all.deb
Size: 254400
MD5sum: a8e7d46678ed558abe3636aa36e6daaa
SHA1: a2f8f5c2c3b3dd77a13cff61f828b898b0600edc
SHA256: 26afb5dbcf4db49d2d284bbdd13eb190429eb4a745b451bfc966feaa70d43dfd
SHA512: cd23bb39585e00cd4910e4005eb09b621c73ca12eeeb1796dea908602ba4aa16a6b95e65e99094e25eb85ff14397882d4578df23afc3ce683387b775a6886519
Homepage: https://www.wireguard.com
Description: fast, modern, secure kernel VPN tunnel (DKMS version)
Description-md5: 5fe9aeace9ae485b87e21f6a2a784845

Package: wireguard-dkms
Architecture: all
Version: 1.0.20200413-1
Priority: optional
Section: universe/kernel
Source: wireguard-linux-compat
Origin: Ubuntu
Maintainer: Ubuntu Developers
Original-Maintainer: Daniel Kahn Gillmor
Bugs: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+filebug
Installed-Size: 1719
Depends: dkms (>= 2.1.0.0), perl:any
Recommends: wireguard (>= 0.0.20191219), wireguard-tools (>= 0.0.20191219)
Filename: pool/universe/w/wireguard-linux-compat/wireguard-dkms_1.0.20200413-1_all.deb
Size: 250256
MD5sum: 2a3093727af2d1520c83e5a183bff1b1
SHA1: 3978afcac105d556bd018b34e6a12708c9d495bb
SHA256: 0df47d3d29332ae6b4cdce683a7fe6dc0cd527c651b4be4942dab2a13363894b
Homepage: https://www.wireguard.com
Description: fast, modern, secure kernel VPN tunnel (DKMS version)
Description-md5: 5fe9aeace9ae485b87e21f6a2a784845