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How to install scilab on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install scilab

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install scilab

scilab package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name scilab
version 5.5.2-2
description Scientific software package for numerical computations
subsection math
maintainer Debian Science Team

Uninstall scilab

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

sudo apt-get remove scilab

Uninstall scilab and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove scilab

Purging scilab

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

sudo apt-get purge scilab

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove scilab