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How to install wget on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install wget

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install wget

wget package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name wget
version 1.17.1-1+b1
description retrieves files from the web
subsection web
website / software / wget / 
maintainer Noël Köthe

Uninstall wget

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

sudo apt-get remove wget

Uninstall wget and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove wget

Purging wget

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

sudo apt-get purge wget

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove wget