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How to install pidgin-skype on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install pidgin-skype

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install pidgin-skype

pidgin-skype package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Contrib
name pidgin-skype
version 20140930+svn665+dfsg-1
description Skype plugin for libpurple messengers (Pidgin-specific files)
subsection net
maintainer Gabriele Giacone

Uninstall pidgin-skype

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

sudo apt-get remove pidgin-skype

Uninstall pidgin-skype and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove pidgin-skype

Purging pidgin-skype

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

sudo apt-get purge pidgin-skype

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove pidgin-skype