[tex-live] installing xetex on xubuntu linux

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Mon Jul 9 00:34:52 CEST 2012

Hi Jean-Claude,

your descriptions hint that you are using the Debian/Ubuntu
packages of TeX Live, not TeX Live itself.

In this case I suggest contacting the Ubuntu Forums or any other
Ubuntu related place.

Furthermore, you should learn how to report bugs: THis...

On So, 08 Jul 2012, Jean-Claude Raoult wrote:
> E: texlive-binaries: le sous-processus script post-installation installé  
> a retourné une erreur de sortie d'état 127

is not helpful at all. The real error is further up the

I guess that some format generation failed, but without a *FULL* termainl
output of a run of
	dpkg --configure -a
I cannot say more.

> TeX is nice, and XeTeX even more so, for the easy use of any font; but  
> there should exist a minimal package for people needing only XeTeX and  
> their own language (plus English, say).

For this you can use TeX Live upstream, and only install collection-xetex,
but it will amount to about the same.

Best wishes

Norbert Preining            preining@{jaist.ac.jp, logic.at, debian.org}
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