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How to install rdiff-backup on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install rdiff-backup

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install rdiff-backup

rdiff-backup package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name rdiff-backup
version 1.2.8-7
description remote incremental backup
subsection utils
maintainer Python Applications Packaging Team

Uninstall rdiff-backup

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

sudo apt-get remove rdiff-backup

Uninstall rdiff-backup and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove rdiff-backup

Purging rdiff-backup

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

sudo apt-get purge rdiff-backup

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove rdiff-backup