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How to install sextractor on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install sextractor

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install sextractor

sextractor package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name sextractor
version 2.19.5+dfsg-4
description Source extractor for astronomical images
subsection science
website / software / sextractor
maintainer Debian Astronomy Maintainers

Uninstall sextractor

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

sudo apt-get remove sextractor

Uninstall sextractor and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove sextractor

Purging sextractor

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

sudo apt-get purge sextractor

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove sextractor