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How to install net-tools on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install net-tools

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install net-tools

net-tools package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name net-tools
version 1.60+git20150829.73cef8a-2
description NET-3 networking toolkit
subsection net
website / projects / net-tools / 
maintainer net-tools Team

Uninstall net-tools

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

sudo apt-get remove net-tools

Uninstall net-tools and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove net-tools

Purging net-tools

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

sudo apt-get purge net-tools

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove net-tools