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How To Uninstall texlive On Debian 7

To uninstall texlive just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just texlive

TeX LiveDebian 7.0tex2012.20120611-5
sudo apt-get remove texlive

This will remove just the texlive package itself.

Uninstall texlive and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove texlive

This will remove the texlive package and any other dependant packages which are no longer needed.

Purging your config/data too

If you also want to delete your local/config files for texlive then this will work.

 Caution! Purged config/data can not be restored by reinstalling the package.
sudo apt-get purge texlive

Or similarly, like this texlive

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove texlive

Package Data

Packagetexlive
Version2012.20120611-5
MaintainerDebian TeX Maintainers <debian-tex-maint@lists.debian.org>
Home pagehttp://www.tug.org/texlive/
DescriptionTeX Live
Distrodebian
Releasewheezy
Repomain
Sectiontex

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