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How to install libncurses5-dev on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install libncurses5-dev

Installing libncurses5-dev package on Debian Unstable (Sid) is as easy as running the following command on terminal:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install libncurses5-dev

libncurses5-dev package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name libncurses5-dev
version 6.0+20160319-1
description developer’s libraries for ncurses
subsection libdevel
website / ncurses / 
maintainer Craig Small

Uninstall libncurses5-dev

To remove just libncurses5-dev package itself from Debian Unstable (Sid) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove libncurses5-dev

Uninstall libncurses5-dev and it’s dependent packages

To remove the libncurses5-dev package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed from Debian Sid.

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove libncurses5-dev

Purging libncurses5-dev

If you also want to delete configuration and/or data files of libncurses5-dev from Debian Sid then this will work:

sudo apt-get purge libncurses5-dev

To delete configuration and/or data files of libncurses5-dev and it’s dependencies from Debian Sid then execute:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove libncurses5-dev