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How to install picard-tools on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install picard-tools

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install picard-tools

picard-tools package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name picard-tools
version 2.1.1+dfsg-1
description Command line tools to manipulate SAM and BAM files
subsection science
website / picard / 
maintainer Debian Med Packaging Team

Uninstall picard-tools

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

sudo apt-get remove picard-tools

Uninstall picard-tools and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove picard-tools

Purging picard-tools

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

sudo apt-get purge picard-tools

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove picard-tools