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How to install libvlc5 on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install libvlc5

Installing libvlc5 package on Debian Unstable (Sid) is as easy as running the following command on terminal:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install libvlc5

libvlc5 package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name libvlc5
version 2.2.2-6
description multimedia player and streamer library
subsection libs
website / vlc / 
maintainer Debian Multimedia Maintainers

Uninstall libvlc5

To remove just libvlc5 package itself from Debian Unstable (Sid) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove libvlc5

Uninstall libvlc5 and it’s dependent packages

To remove the libvlc5 package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed from Debian Sid.

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove libvlc5

Purging libvlc5

If you also want to delete configuration and/or data files of libvlc5 from Debian Sid then this will work:

sudo apt-get purge libvlc5

To delete configuration and/or data files of libvlc5 and it’s dependencies from Debian Sid then execute:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove libvlc5