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Re: Remove TexLive to do clean install - Error


Hello, Mario.

On Sun, Sep 9, 2012 at 12:43 PM, Mario H. Burgos <mario@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I've looked through the FAQs on http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html, stackExchange, etc...
> How do I uninstall TexLive in order to reinstall TexLive-2012?
> I get this when I try to update:

You're not *required* to uninstall TL 2011 before installing TL 2012.
But if you want to (to save oodles of disk space), then you can just

  $ sudo rm -fr /usr/local/texlive/2011/

(assuming you installed TL 2011 in the default locations).  The
symlinks that were created will be replaced when you install TL 2012.

Let me know if you encounter any problems.


--Kevin Godby