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How to install netcat on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install netcat

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install netcat

netcat package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name netcat
version 1.10-41
description TCP/IP swiss army knife — transitional package
subsection net
maintainer Ruben Molina

Uninstall netcat

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

sudo apt-get remove netcat

Uninstall netcat and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove netcat

Purging netcat

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

sudo apt-get purge netcat

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove netcat