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How to install ncbi-data on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install ncbi-data

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ncbi-data

ncbi-data package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name ncbi-data
version 6.1.20120620-10
description Platform-independent data for the NCBI toolkit
subsection libs
website / IEB / ToolBox / 
maintainer Debian Med Packaging Team

Uninstall ncbi-data

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

sudo apt-get remove ncbi-data

Uninstall ncbi-data and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove ncbi-data

Purging ncbi-data

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

sudo apt-get purge ncbi-data

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove ncbi-data