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How to install snort-common on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install snort-common

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install snort-common

snort-common package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name snort-common
description flexible Network Intrusion Detection System – common files
subsection net
maintainer Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña

Uninstall snort-common

To remove just snort-common package itself from Debian Unstable (Sid) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove snort-common

Uninstall snort-common and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove snort-common

Purging snort-common

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

sudo apt-get purge snort-common

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove snort-common