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How To Uninstall texlive-full on yakkety

To uninstall texlive-full just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just texlive-full

TeX Live Ubuntu 16.10 universe/tex 2016.20160819-2

sudo apt-get remove texlive-full

Which will remove just the texlive-full package itself.

Uninstall texlive-full and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove texlive-full

This will remove the texlive-full 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-full then this will work.

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

Or similarly, like this texlive-full

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove texlive-full  

Package Data

Package texlive-full
Version 2016.20160819-2
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers
Description TeX Live
Distro ubuntu
Release yakkety
Repo universe
Section universe/tex

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