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Package libmysql++-dev is not found in Debian buster/sid [Resolved]

I am trying to install libmysql++-dev on my Debian server, but I am getting the below error "Unable to locate the package".

root@rs-dal-karthik-test:~# apt-cache search libmysql++-dev
root@rs-dal-karthik-test:~# apt-get install libmysql++-dev
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package libmysql++-dev
E: Couldn't find any package by regex 'libmysql++-dev'

I updated my /etc/apt/sources.list as below:

root@rs-dal-karthik-test:~# cat /etc/apt/sources.list
deb http://mirror.rackspace.com/debian buster main contrib non-free
deb-src http://mirror.rackspace.com/debian buster main contrib non-free

deb http://mirror.rackspace.com/debian-security/ buster/updates main contrib non-free
deb-src http://mirror.rackspace.com/debian-security/ buster/updates main contrib non-free
root@rs-dal-karthik-test:~# 

I ran apt-get upgrade after updating the sources.list file, but nothing seems to be working.

The official Debian buster/sid link has the package information https://packages.debian.org/sid/libmysql++-dev.

Below are the OS details:

root@rs-dal-karthik-test:~# cat /etc/os-release 
PRETTY_NAME="Debian GNU/Linux buster/sid"
NAME="Debian GNU/Linux"
ID=debian
HOME_URL="https://www.debian.org/"
SUPPORT_URL="https://www.debian.org/support"
BUG_REPORT_URL="https://bugs.debian.org/"
root@rs-dal-karthik-test:~# 

I am not sure how to install the package on my server.

Edited As mentioned in the comments below, updating the set of outputs after modifying the sources.list

root@rs-dal-karthik-test:~# cat /etc/apt/sources.list
deb http://mirror.rackspace.com/debian buster main contrib non-free
deb-src http://mirror.rackspace.com/debian buster main contrib non-free

deb http://mirror.rackspace.com/debian-security/ buster/updates main contrib non-free
deb-src http://mirror.rackspace.com/debian-security/ buster/updates main contrib non-free

deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian unstable main contrib non-free
deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian testing main contrib non-free
root@rs-dal-karthik-test:~# apt-get upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Calculating upgrade... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
  gir1.2-glib-2.0 libgirepository-1.0-1 libjs-sphinxdoc libjs-underscore libpython-all-dev python-all python-all-dev python-asn1crypto python-cffi-backend python-configparser python-crypto python-cryptography python-dbus
  python-entrypoints python-enum34 python-gi python-idna python-ipaddress python-keyring python-keyrings.alt python-pip-whl python-secretstorage python-six python-wheel python-xdg
Use 'apt autoremove' to remove them.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
root@rs-dal-karthik-test:~# apt-get install libmysql++-dev
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package libmysql++-dev
E: Couldn't find any package by regex 'libmysql++-dev'
root@rs-dal-karthik-test:~# 

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Asked March 23, 2019
Tags: debian
Posted Under: Unix Linux
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