[tex-live] tlmgr on Ubuntu linux?

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Mon Feb 9 02:13:02 CET 2009

Axel E. Retif a écrit :
> That's what I did (install TeX Live on Ubuntu), and I'm very happy with
> it. The only glitch you have to be aware of, is that if you want to use
> Synaptic to install an application that depends on TeX Live (say, the
> front-end TeXmaker), you're told you have first to install TeX Live...
> 2007; that is, it doesn't recognize your 2008 distribution, or at least
> I didn't know how to tell Synaptic I already had TeX Live. So I
> installed TeXmaker myself.
The best way is to create a virtual package. It is rather easy using the
 'equivs' Debian package (should exist in Ubuntu, too). Here is a
tutorial (in French, sorry):


I can do a short English version if you think it can help.


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