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How to install zlib1g-dev on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install zlib1g-dev

Installing zlib1g-dev package on Debian Unstable (Sid) is as easy as running the following command on terminal:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install zlib1g-dev

zlib1g-dev package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name zlib1g-dev
version 1:1.2.8.dfsg-2+b1
description compression library – development
subsection libdevel
maintainer Mark Brown

Uninstall zlib1g-dev

To remove just zlib1g-dev package itself from Debian Unstable (Sid) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove zlib1g-dev

Uninstall zlib1g-dev and it’s dependent packages

To remove the zlib1g-dev package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed from Debian Sid.

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove zlib1g-dev

Purging zlib1g-dev

If you also want to delete configuration and/or data files of zlib1g-dev from Debian Sid then this will work:

sudo apt-get purge zlib1g-dev

To delete configuration and/or data files of zlib1g-dev and it’s dependencies from Debian Sid then execute:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove zlib1g-dev