[tex-live] failed messages on updating texlive2011

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Fri Oct 21 00:07:19 CEST 2011

2011/10/20 ravi <rv15cap at gmail.com>:
> I am a newcomer to ubuntu linux and tex. Starting from a fresh installation
> with ubuntu 11.10, I installed texlive 2011 from its iso image on a dvd.
> Initially, tlmgr didn't work for me as I was denied access. Thanks to help
> from Stefan Löffler, I used the following command to get ownership of the
> texlive installation:
> chown -R "$USER" /usr/local/texlive

That's bad advice. Either use the TL from Ubuntu or install TL2011
from TUG. Mixing things will probably not work and I consider
supporting it a waste of time, sorry.


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