[tex-live] Fwd: tlmgr on Ubuntu linux?

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Tue Feb 10 12:12:46 CET 2009

2009/2/10 Axel E. Retif <axel.retif at mac.com>:
> On  10 Feb, 2009, at 03:48, Norbert Preining wrote:
>> On Di, 10 Feb 2009, Zdenek Wagner wrote:
>>> No, it's wrong. /usr/local/texlive/2008/bin/x86_64-linux must be at
>>> the beginning of PATH. Linux often installs parts of teTeX (or TL2007)
>> Agreed, but with one comment: One has to remove the install-info binary
>> from the TeX Live installation or all package operation of the
>> Debian/Ubuntu package manager will break, because there is a different
>> install-info.
> Thank you both! As I said, I still have a lot to learn about Ubuntu
> (Linux).[1] On the other hand, I think I have been very careful about
> installing with Synaptic any program that depends on TeXLive (2007); and by
> careful I mean I don't ---that's why I built TeXmaker myself.[2]
I tried not to install teTeX in CentOS but it _was_ installed. There
are too many packages and too many dependencies. It is hard to know
everything, it is better to cope with potential problems by good order
of directories in PATH.

Zdeněk Wagner

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