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How to install nmap on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install nmap

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nmap

nmap package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name nmap
version 7.01-2
description The Network Mapper
subsection net
maintainer Hilko Bengen

Uninstall nmap

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

sudo apt-get remove nmap

Uninstall nmap and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove nmap

Purging nmap

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

sudo apt-get purge nmap

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove nmap