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How to install rtorrent on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install rtorrent

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install rtorrent

rtorrent package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name rtorrent
version 0.9.6-2
description ncurses BitTorrent client based on LibTorrent from rakshasa
subsection net
website / rtorrent / 
maintainer Jose Luis Rivas

Uninstall rtorrent

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

sudo apt-get remove rtorrent

Uninstall rtorrent and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove rtorrent

Purging rtorrent

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

sudo apt-get purge rtorrent

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove rtorrent