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How to install varnish on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install varnish

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install varnish

varnish package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name varnish
version 4.1.2-2
description state of the art, high-performance web accelerator
subsection web
maintainer Varnish Package Maintainers

Uninstall varnish

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

sudo apt-get remove varnish

Uninstall varnish and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove varnish

Purging varnish

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

sudo apt-get purge varnish

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove varnish