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How to install texlive on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install texlive

Installing texlive package on Debian Unstable (Sid) is as easy as running the following command on terminal:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install texlive

texlive package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name texlive
version 2015.20160320-1
description TeX Live: A decent selection of the TeX Live packages
subsection tex
website / texlive / 
maintainer Debian TeX Maintainers

Uninstall texlive

To remove just texlive package itself from Debian Unstable (Sid) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove texlive

Uninstall texlive and it’s dependent packages

To remove the texlive package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed from Debian Sid.

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove texlive

Purging texlive

If you also want to delete configuration and/or data files of texlive from Debian Sid then this will work:

sudo apt-get purge texlive

To delete configuration and/or data files of texlive and it’s dependencies from Debian Sid then execute:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove texlive