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How to install pkg-config on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install pkg-config

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install pkg-config

pkg-config package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name pkg-config
version 0.29-3
description manage compile and link flags for libraries
subsection devel
maintainer Tollef Fog Heen

Uninstall pkg-config

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

sudo apt-get remove pkg-config

Uninstall pkg-config and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove pkg-config

Purging pkg-config

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

sudo apt-get purge pkg-config

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove pkg-config