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How to install xtrabackup on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install xtrabackup

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install xtrabackup

xtrabackup package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name xtrabackup
version 2.2.3-2.1
description Transitional package for percona-xtrabackup
subsection oldlibs
website / software / percona-xtrabackup
maintainer Debian MySQL Maintainers

Uninstall xtrabackup

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

sudo apt-get remove xtrabackup

Uninstall xtrabackup and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove xtrabackup

Purging xtrabackup

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

sudo apt-get purge xtrabackup

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove xtrabackup