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How to install procps on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install procps

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install procps

procps package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name procps
version 2:3.3.11-3
description /proc file system utilities
subsection admin
website / procps-ng / procps
maintainer Craig Small

Uninstall procps

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

sudo apt-get remove procps

Uninstall procps and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove procps

Purging procps

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

sudo apt-get purge procps

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove procps