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How to install pacman on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install pacman

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install pacman

pacman package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name pacman
version 10-17.1
description Chase Monsters in a Labyrinth
subsection games
maintainer Joe Nahmias

Uninstall pacman

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

sudo apt-get remove pacman

Uninstall pacman and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove pacman

Purging pacman

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

sudo apt-get purge pacman

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove pacman