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How to install powertop on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install powertop

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install powertop

powertop package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name powertop
version 2.8-1
description diagnose issues with power consumption and management
subsection utils
website / powertop / 
maintainer Jose Luis Rivas

Uninstall powertop

To remove just powertop package itself from Debian Unstable (Sid) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove powertop

Uninstall powertop and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove powertop

Purging powertop

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

sudo apt-get purge powertop

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove powertop