[tex-live] sudo tlmgr of TL 2009

Christian Pleul chrisptex at googlemail.com
Sun Jan 3 07:53:34 CET 2010

Am 03.01.2010 um 07:33 schrieb Norbert Preining:

> On So, 03 Jan 2010, Christian Pleul wrote:
>> I installed it with the user (chrisp) which was I created during installation and the following sudo command
> Ok.
>> After TeX Live installation, I modified the
>> .bashrc
>> of chrisp and added
>> PATH=/usr/local/texlive/2009/bin/i386-linux:\$PATH
> And how should root then find tlmgr?
>> This means, I think, either to add the right PATH setting to the .bashrc of root or change the privileges of the user chrisp?
> Best would be to add the TeX Live stuff to the general path for all
> users, or, if there is anyway only chrisp and root, add it to the 
> PATH of root in its .bashrc.

How could the first point be achieved? I would like to know the way to add the TeX Live stuff to a general path for all users.

>> What would you suggest as the best way and how could it be done?
> As said, if it is single as in  single single user, then you could
> have installed it as user anyway.
> Now you have to add that dir to root path, maybe only temporarily:
> 	sudo bash
> 	export PATH=/usr/local/texlive/2009/bin/i386-linux:$PATH
> 	tlmgr update --self --all

That works for now, thanks a lot!

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