[tex-live] texlive 2012 package installation (bug?)

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Wed Jul 11 17:09:11 CEST 2012

It seems you have two TeX distributions installed, TeX Live from TUG +
TeX coming with your Linux distro. tlmgr will install packages to TeX
Live only, if you wish to have it installed in the Linux distro's TeX,
use your Linux packaging manager.

2012/7/11 rick1987 <rick1987 at gmail.com>:
> Hello,
> I have a problem installing packages in the new tl release.
> I did (e.g.)
>     tlmgr install siunitx
> the installation completed successfully and siunitx appears in the list of
> installed packages.
> if I do
>     tlmgr info siunitx
> it also says that it is installed, but if I try to compile a document it
> says that it cannot find siunitx.
> the other thing I have noticed is that the natively installed packages sty
> are both in
>     /usr/local/texlive/2012/texmf-dist/tex/latex/
> and in
>     /usr/share/texmf-texlive/tex/latex/
> while siunitx.sty is only in the former. I also tried to create a symlink to
> /usr/local/texlive/2012/texmf-dist/tex/latex/siunitx in
> /usr/share/texmf-texlive/tex/latex/ but it didn't work.
> I have ubuntu 11.10 x64.
> Thanks for helping.
>     Riccardo

Zdeněk Wagner

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