[tex-live] Problem with upgrade

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Tue Jul 10 20:49:58 CEST 2012

2012/7/10 Christine_Roemer <Christine_Roemer at t-online.de>:
> Hallo,
> I have a problem with upgrade from TeX Live 2011 to 2012:
> http://www.tug.org/texlive/upgrade.html
> With respect to the step 9 I have the
> following problem:
> You don't have permission to change the installation in any way,
> specifically, the directory /usr/local/texlive/2012/tlpkg/ is not writable.
> Please run this program as administrator, or contact your local admin.
> I have carried out:
> chmod u+rwx /usr/local/texlive/2012/tlpkg/
> It was no improvement.
> ??
If the directory is not writable, chmod will hardly help. You should
probably change the ownership by chown but you will have to do it as

> Christine

Zdeněk Wagner

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