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How to install zip on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install zip

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

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install zip

zip package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name zip
version 3.0-11
description Archiver for .zip files
subsection utils
website / Zip.html
maintainer Santiago Vila

Uninstall zip

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

sudo apt-get remove zip

Uninstall zip and it’s dependent packages

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

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove zip

Purging zip

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

sudo apt-get purge zip

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

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove zip