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How to install xindy on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install xindy

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install xindy

xindy package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name xindy
description index generator for structured documents like LaTeX or SGML
subsection text
maintainer Debian TeX maintainers

Uninstall xindy

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

sudo apt-get remove xindy

Uninstall xindy and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove xindy

Purging xindy

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

sudo apt-get purge xindy

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove xindy