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How to install finch on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install finch

Installing finch package on Debian Unstable (Sid) is as easy as running the following command on terminal:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install finch

finch package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name finch
version 2.10.11-1.1+b2
description text-based multi-protocol instant messaging client
subsection net
maintainer Ari Pollak

Uninstall finch

To remove just finch package itself from Debian Unstable (Sid) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove finch

Uninstall finch and it’s dependent packages

To remove the finch package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed from Debian Sid.

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove finch

Purging finch

If you also want to delete configuration and/or data files of finch from Debian Sid then this will work:

sudo apt-get purge finch

To delete configuration and/or data files of finch and it’s dependencies from Debian Sid then execute:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove finch