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How To Uninstall texlive on wheezy

To uninstall texlive just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just texlive

TeX Live Debian 7.0 tex 2012.20120611-5

sudo apt-get remove texlive

Which 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

Package texlive
Version 2012.20120611-5
Maintainer Debian TeX Maintainers
Description TeX Live
Distro debian
Release wheezy
Repo main
Section tex