[tex-live] Error

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Sun Dec 30 16:01:53 CET 2018

ne 30. 12. 2018 v 15:35 odesílatel Michael Hirt
<michael.hirt at student.uni-tuebingen.de> napsal:
> Dear texlive team,
> I wanted to install a usepackage for LaTeX using the command
> > tlmgr install siunitx
> The terminal returened the following:
> > (running on Debian, switching to user mode!)
> > /usr/bin/tlmgr: Initialization failed (in setup_unix_one):
> > /usr/bin/tlmgr: could not find a usable xzdec.
> > /usr/bin/tlmgr: Please install xzdec and try again.
The line above tells you what to do.

Anyway, do you really have TeX Live from TUG, or Debial TL packages? I
am not a Debian user but I would suppose that apt-get should be used
oin the latter case.

> > tlmgr: Couldn't set up the necessary programs.
> > Installation of packages is not supported.
> > Please report to texlive at tug.org.
> > Use of uninitialized value $r in split at /usr/bin/tlmgr line 3882.
> > tlmgr: Cannot find main repository, you have to tag one as main!
> As it tells me to do I am reporting you this error. Since I do not
> expect you to answer me soon, I whish you a happy new year, and try
> solving it by myself. If you find time answering me I will be thankfull.
> Greetings,
> Michael Hirt

Zdeněk Wagner

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