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How to install shorewall6 on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install shorewall6

Installing shorewall6 package on Debian Unstable (Sid) is as easy as running the following command on terminal:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install shorewall6

shorewall6 package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name shorewall6
description Shoreline Firewall (IPv6 version), netfilter configurator
subsection net
maintainer Roberto C. Sanchez

Uninstall shorewall6

To remove just shorewall6 package itself from Debian Unstable (Sid) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove shorewall6

Uninstall shorewall6 and it’s dependent packages

To remove the shorewall6 package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed from Debian Sid.

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove shorewall6

Purging shorewall6

If you also want to delete configuration and/or data files of shorewall6 from Debian Sid then this will work:

sudo apt-get purge shorewall6

To delete configuration and/or data files of shorewall6 and it’s dependencies from Debian Sid then execute:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove shorewall6