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How to install pv on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install pv

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install pv

pv package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name pv
version 1.6.0-1
description Shell pipeline element to meter data passing through
subsection utils
website / programs / pv.shtml
maintainer Antoine Beaupré

Uninstall pv

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

sudo apt-get remove pv

Uninstall pv and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove pv

Purging pv

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

sudo apt-get purge pv

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove pv