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How to install unbound on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install unbound

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install unbound

unbound package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name unbound
version 1.5.8-1
description validating, recursive, caching DNS resolver
subsection net
maintainer Debian DNS Packaging

Uninstall unbound

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

sudo apt-get remove unbound

Uninstall unbound and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove unbound

Purging unbound

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

sudo apt-get purge unbound

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove unbound