[tex-live] Probs w/ installing tex-live

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Thu Apr 30 17:49:02 CEST 2009

Stephan Lukasczyk a écrit :
> I guess you are trying to install on some kind of Linux system?!? For
> installing TeX Live to /usr/local/texlive (standard path) you need to
> have root permissions.

No, you don't. You just need to have write permission on the path. You can do

sudo mkdir /usr/local/texlive
sudo chown <your-user> /usr/local/texlive

and then install texlive (and later update using tlmgr) as <your-user>.


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