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How to install postgresql-contrib on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install postgresql-contrib

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install postgresql-contrib

postgresql-contrib package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name postgresql-contrib
version 9.5+173
description additional facilities for PostgreSQL (supported version)
subsection database
maintainer Debian PostgreSQL Maintainers

Uninstall postgresql-contrib

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

sudo apt-get remove postgresql-contrib

Uninstall postgresql-contrib and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove postgresql-contrib

Purging postgresql-contrib

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

sudo apt-get purge postgresql-contrib

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove postgresql-contrib