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How to install unrar on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install unrar

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install unrar

unrar package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Non-Free
name unrar
version 1:5.3.2-1
description Unarchiver for .rar files (non-free version)
subsection utils
maintainer Martin Meredith

Uninstall unrar

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

sudo apt-get remove unrar

Uninstall unrar and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove unrar

Purging unrar

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

sudo apt-get purge unrar

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove unrar