[tex-live] texlive setup problems

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Tue Jan 31 07:48:09 CET 2017

> I've now got my PATH fixed...
> which latex
> /usr/local/texlive/2016/bin/x86_64-linux/latex

How? For all shells (subshells or only the current one)?

> kpathsea: Running mktexfmt latex.fmt
> mktexfmt: mktexfmt is using the following fmtutil.cnf files (in precedence
> order):

You don't have any fmtutil.cnf file, that sounds very strange.

> mktexfmt [INFO]: Total formats: 0
> mktexfmt [INFO]: exiting with status 0

And indeed, you have no formats.

How did you install texlive? Is everything there.

> /usr/local/texlive/2016/texmf-var/web2c/pdftex/latex.fmt
> does exist.

My guess is again that your PATH is not correctly set up for *all*
shells, including new ones.


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