[tex-live] Some problem about the searching path of TexLive

Xingqiu He hexqiu at gmail.com
Mon Dec 9 11:07:24 CET 2013

On 2013?12?09? 14:57, Xingqiu He wrote:
> I'm currently learning LaTeX and using Tex Live for this purpose.
> The problem I've encountered is: when I tried to use class or packages 
> such as scrartcl and datetime, it said these files(scrartcl.cls and 
> datetime.sty) couldn't be found. I have used 'sudo tlmgr search' 
> command to sucessfully locate these files so it might be something 
> wrong with Tex Live.
> I have also observed that when I use 'article' class, there wasn't any 
> error. But the searching path turned out to be 
> '/usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/base/article.cls'. And both 
> files mentioned above are located in 
> '/usr/local/texlive/2013/texmf-dist/tex/latex'. So I think may be the 
> searching path is wrong and I wonder how can I solve the problem.
> Thanks!
I'm so sorry to complain the problem without a more careful check by 

The fact is that I had installed latex in my computer before but didn't 
realize it. When I use latex command to build my pdf file, I was calling 
the old version actually.

Sorry again for bothering you. Wish you a good day!
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