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How to install xsane on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install xsane

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install xsane

xsane package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name xsane
version 0.999-3+b1
description featureful graphical frontend for SANE (Scanner Access Now Easy)
subsection graphics
maintainer Jörg Frings-Fürst

Uninstall xsane

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

sudo apt-get remove xsane

Uninstall xsane and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove xsane

Purging xsane

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

sudo apt-get purge xsane

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove xsane