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How to install qemu-kvm on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install qemu-kvm

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install qemu-kvm

qemu-kvm package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name qemu-kvm
version 1:2.5+dfsg-5+b1
description QEMU Full virtualization on x86 hardware
subsection oldlibs
maintainer Debian QEMU Team

Uninstall qemu-kvm

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

sudo apt-get remove qemu-kvm

Uninstall qemu-kvm and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove qemu-kvm

Purging qemu-kvm

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

sudo apt-get purge qemu-kvm

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove qemu-kvm