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How to install php5-mcrypt on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install php5-mcrypt

Installing php5-mcrypt package on Debian Unstable (Sid) is as easy as running the following command on terminal:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install php5-mcrypt

php5-mcrypt package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name php5-mcrypt
version 5.6.20+dfsg-1
description MCrypt module for php5
subsection php
maintainer Debian PHP Maintainers

Uninstall php5-mcrypt

To remove just php5-mcrypt package itself from Debian Unstable (Sid) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove php5-mcrypt

Uninstall php5-mcrypt and it’s dependent packages

To remove the php5-mcrypt package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed from Debian Sid.

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove php5-mcrypt

Purging php5-mcrypt

If you also want to delete configuration and/or data files of php5-mcrypt from Debian Sid then this will work:

sudo apt-get purge php5-mcrypt

To delete configuration and/or data files of php5-mcrypt and it’s dependencies from Debian Sid then execute:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove php5-mcrypt