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How To Uninstall texlive-generic-extra On Ubuntu 16.10

To uninstall texlive-generic-extra just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just texlive-generic-extra

TeX LiveUbuntu 16.10universe/tex2016.20160819-1
sudo apt-get remove texlive-generic-extra

This will remove just the texlive-generic-extra package itself.

Uninstall texlive-generic-extra and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove texlive-generic-extra

This will remove the texlive-generic-extra 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-generic-extra then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this texlive-generic-extra

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove texlive-generic-extra

Package Data

Packagetexlive-generic-extra
Version2016.20160819-1
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Home pagehttp://www.tug.org/texlive/
DescriptionTeX Live
Distroubuntu
Releaseyakkety
Repouniverse
Sectionuniverse/tex

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