[tex-live] texlive DVD install problems

Peter Wilson herries.press at earthlink.net
Fri Aug 26 22:21:02 CEST 2016

Apologies for the noise. I hadn't realised that I had to shut down and 
restart Ubuntu for the change to the .profile file to take effect. 
Perhaps, though, I will discover other problems along the way.

Peter W.

On 26/08/16 21:04, Peter Wilson wrote:
> I tried to install texlive 2016 from the DVD onto a Ubuntu system. I 
> left the installation running while I had supper but when I returned 
> there was nothing showing on the screen so I don't know if there were 
> any error messages or suchlike. I changed the .profile file to pick up 
> the 2016 version rather than the 2015 version. It seemed to run 2016 
> on sample2e.tex but all the other files it used were from 2015. I 
> tried "tlmgr update -list" but I got a message saying
> "Unknown directive ...container checksum c59200567...,please fix it! 
> at usr/local/texlive/2015/tlpkg/TeXLive/TLPOBJ.pm line 210, <$retfh> 
> line 5579."
> Any ideas? Should I try and delete the 2016 version and start again 
> staring at the screen for a couple of hours?
> Thanks
> PeterW.

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