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How to install runit on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install runit

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install runit

runit package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name runit
version 2.1.2-3
description system-wide service supervision
subsection admin
website / runit / 
maintainer Gerrit Pape

Uninstall runit

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

sudo apt-get remove runit

Uninstall runit and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove runit

Purging runit

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

sudo apt-get purge runit

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove runit