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How to install shorewall on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install shorewall

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install shorewall

shorewall package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name shorewall
description Shoreline Firewall, netfilter configurator
subsection net
maintainer Roberto C. Sanchez

Uninstall shorewall

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

sudo apt-get remove shorewall

Uninstall shorewall and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove shorewall

Purging shorewall

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

sudo apt-get purge shorewall

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove shorewall