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How to install ngetty on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install ngetty

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ngetty

ngetty package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name ngetty
version 1.1-3
description getty replacement – one single daemon for all consoles
subsection comm
website / ngetty / 
maintainer NIIBE Yutaka

Uninstall ngetty

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

sudo apt-get remove ngetty

Uninstall ngetty and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove ngetty

Purging ngetty

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

sudo apt-get purge ngetty

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove ngetty