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How to install libncursesw5 on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install libncursesw5

Installing libncursesw5 package on Debian Unstable (Sid) is as easy as running the following command on terminal:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install libncursesw5

libncursesw5 package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name libncursesw5
version 6.0+20160319-1
description shared libraries for terminal handling (wide character support)
subsection libs
website / ncurses / 
maintainer Craig Small

Uninstall libncursesw5

To remove just libncursesw5 package itself from Debian Unstable (Sid) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove libncursesw5

Uninstall libncursesw5 and it’s dependent packages

To remove the libncursesw5 package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed from Debian Sid.

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove libncursesw5

Purging libncursesw5

If you also want to delete configuration and/or data files of libncursesw5 from Debian Sid then this will work:

sudo apt-get purge libncursesw5

To delete configuration and/or data files of libncursesw5 and it’s dependencies from Debian Sid then execute:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove libncursesw5