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How to install snort-rules-default on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install snort-rules-default

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install snort-rules-default

snort-rules-default package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name snort-rules-default
description flexible Network Intrusion Detection System – ruleset
subsection net
website / snort-rules / 
maintainer Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña

Uninstall snort-rules-default

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

sudo apt-get remove snort-rules-default

Uninstall snort-rules-default and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove snort-rules-default

Purging snort-rules-default

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

sudo apt-get purge snort-rules-default

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove snort-rules-default