[tex-live] question about a problem using TeX-Live

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Fri Oct 1 16:44:11 CEST 2010

2010/10/1 Szisz Daniel <orlando at caesar.elte.hu>:
> Dear TeXnicians!
> I've just installed the brand new TeX-Live system on my PC, and
> have tried to install some more packages using tlmgr, but I got
> the message
> Updates for tlmgr itself are present.
> ===============================================================================
> Please update the package manager first, via either
>  tlmgr update --self
> ...
> and so and I performed the update  command but immediately I got the answer
> tlmgr: package repository
> http://dante.ctan.org/tex-archive/systems/texlive/tlnet
> tlmgr: saving backups to /usr/local/texlive/2010/tlpkg/backups
> /usr/local/texlive/2010/bin/i386-linux/tlmgr:
> create(tlpkg/tlpobj/texlive.infra.tlpobj) failed: Permission denied at
> /usr/local/texlive/2010/tlpkg/TeXLive/TLPOBJ.pm line 582
Have you checked file ownership and permissions? It seems to me that
you have installed TL as root but now run tlmgr as normal user.

> Can anyone help me in giving a hint how to recover and overcome this
> problem?
> My address is orlando at caesar.elte.hu
> Thanks is advance. Daniel Sz.

Zdeněk Wagner

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