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How to install openjdk-8-jdk on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install openjdk-8-jdk

Installing openjdk-8-jdk package on Debian Unstable (Sid) is as easy as running the following command on terminal:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install openjdk-8-jdk

openjdk-8-jdk package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name openjdk-8-jdk
version 8u77-b03-3+b1
description OpenJDK Development Kit (JDK)
subsection java
maintainer OpenJDK Team

Uninstall openjdk-8-jdk

To remove just openjdk-8-jdk package itself from Debian Unstable (Sid) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove openjdk-8-jdk

Uninstall openjdk-8-jdk and it’s dependent packages

To remove the openjdk-8-jdk package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed from Debian Sid.

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove openjdk-8-jdk

Purging openjdk-8-jdk

If you also want to delete configuration and/or data files of openjdk-8-jdk from Debian Sid then this will work:

sudo apt-get purge openjdk-8-jdk

To delete configuration and/or data files of openjdk-8-jdk and it’s dependencies from Debian Sid then execute:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove openjdk-8-jdk