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How to install wireless-tools on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install wireless-tools

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install wireless-tools

wireless-tools package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name wireless-tools
version 30~pre9-9
description Tools for manipulating Linux Wireless Extensions
subsection net
website / personal / Jean_Tourrilhes / … / Tools.html
maintainer Guus Sliepen

Uninstall wireless-tools

To remove just wireless-tools package itself from Debian Unstable (Sid) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove wireless-tools

Uninstall wireless-tools and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove wireless-tools

Purging wireless-tools

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

sudo apt-get purge wireless-tools

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove wireless-tools