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How to install nano on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install nano

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nano

nano package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name nano
version 2.5.3-2
description small, friendly text editor inspired by Pico
subsection editors
maintainer Jordi Mallach

Uninstall nano

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

sudo apt-get remove nano

Uninstall nano and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove nano

Purging nano

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

sudo apt-get purge nano

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove nano