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How to install pax on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install pax

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install pax

pax package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name pax
version 1:20160306-1
description Portable Archive Interchange (cpio, pax, tar)
subsection utils
website / pax.htm
maintainer Thorsten Glaser

Uninstall pax

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

sudo apt-get remove pax

Uninstall pax and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove pax

Purging pax

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

sudo apt-get purge pax

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove pax