[OS X TeX] Uninstalling an earlier installation
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu Dec 29 14:44:14 CET 2011
On Dec 28, 2011, at 10:07 PM, Don Green Dragon wrote:
> Hello All,
>>> This local extension to the (yearly) TeX Live/Mac TeX installation is optional. I think even if it has been removed it was recreated by the new installation. You can check in a shell, for example in Terminal:
>>> ls -l /usr/local/texlive
>>> du -sh /usr/local/texlive/*
>>> The first command will list "branches" of TeX Live/Mac TeX, the latter will determine the disk usage of these branches.
> After reading the above, I did
> doncarvel:~$ du -sh /usr/local/texlive/*
> 2.0G /usr/local/texlive/2009
> 3.0G /usr/local/texlive/2010
> 2.8G /usr/local/texlive/2011
> 4.0K /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local
> In view of the fact that I'm using MacTeX 2011 and TeXShop 2.43 without any problems, I assume there should be no problems with deleting
> and thereby saving some 5.0GB. Right?
> Don Green Dragon
> fergdc at Shaw.ca
That will work just fine. I'd first make sure that you are, in fact, using the TeX Live 2011 by checking the System Preferences->TeX Distribution preference pane.
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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