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How to install xsel on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install xsel

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install xsel

xsel package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name xsel
version 1.2.0-2
description command-line tool to access X clipboard and selection buffers
subsection x11
website / ~conrad / software / xsel / 
maintainer Joe Nahmias

Uninstall xsel

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

sudo apt-get remove xsel

Uninstall xsel and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove xsel

Purging xsel

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

sudo apt-get purge xsel

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove xsel