[tex-live] TeXLive unter Ubuntu 12.04: path problem

Bernhard Kleine bernhard.kleine at gmx.net
Mon Nov 26 19:59:59 CET 2012

Am Montag, den 26.11.2012, 15:51 +0900 schrieb Norbert Preining: 
> On Mo, 26 Nov 2012, Bernhard Kleine wrote:
> > The only way to run tlmgr is changing to the bin dir and execute
> > "sudo ./tlmgr gui".
> Becasue the PATH that is used within sudo is not the same as the one
> you set. It is predefined.
> You have to run
> 	sudo `which tlmgr` gui
> I guess that should work.
> > What is going wrong here?
> I guess from my Debian system that in your
> 	/etc/sudoers
> file there is also a fixed specified PATH
> 	Defaults        secure_path="/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin"
> Best wishes
> Norbert

Hallo Norbert,

I tried the not so forcibly recommended "create symbolic links" in the
tlmgr which allowed immediate use of tlmgr and from within tlmgr
creating fresh formats without any further sudo adaptions.

Kind regards

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