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How to install screen on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install screen

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install screen

screen package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name screen
version 4.3.1-3
description terminal multiplexer with VT100/ANSI terminal emulation
subsection misc
website / projects / screen
maintainer Axel Beckert

Uninstall screen

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

sudo apt-get remove screen

Uninstall screen and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove screen

Purging screen

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

sudo apt-get purge screen

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove screen