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How to install x265 on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install x265

Installing x265 package on Debian Unstable (Sid) is as easy as running the following command on terminal:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install x265

x265 package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name x265
version 1.9-3
description H.265/HEVC video stream encoder
subsection video
maintainer Debian Multimedia Maintainers

Uninstall x265

To remove just x265 package itself from Debian Unstable (Sid) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove x265

Uninstall x265 and it’s dependent packages

To remove the x265 package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed from Debian Sid.

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove x265

Purging x265

If you also want to delete configuration and/or data files of x265 from Debian Sid then this will work:

sudo apt-get purge x265

To delete configuration and/or data files of x265 and it’s dependencies from Debian Sid then execute:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove x265