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How to install winbind on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install winbind

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install winbind

winbind package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name winbind
version 2:4.3.8+dfsg-1
description service to resolve user and group information from Windows NT servers
subsection net
maintainer Debian Samba Maintainers

Uninstall winbind

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

sudo apt-get remove winbind

Uninstall winbind and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove winbind

Purging winbind

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

sudo apt-get purge winbind

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove winbind