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How to install ruby-mysql2 on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install ruby-mysql2

Installing ruby-mysql2 package on Debian Unstable (Sid) is as easy as running the following command on terminal:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ruby-mysql2

ruby-mysql2 package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name ruby-mysql2
version 0.4.3-2+b1
description simple, fast MySQL library for Ruby
subsection ruby
website / brianmario / mysql2
maintainer Debian Ruby Extras Maintainers

Uninstall ruby-mysql2

To remove just ruby-mysql2 package itself from Debian Unstable (Sid) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove ruby-mysql2

Uninstall ruby-mysql2 and it’s dependent packages

To remove the ruby-mysql2 package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed from Debian Sid.

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove ruby-mysql2

Purging ruby-mysql2

If you also want to delete configuration and/or data files of ruby-mysql2 from Debian Sid then this will work:

sudo apt-get purge ruby-mysql2

To delete configuration and/or data files of ruby-mysql2 and it’s dependencies from Debian Sid then execute:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove ruby-mysql2