[texhax] Problem installing TeXLive2009 to Fedora13.

Eduardo M KALINOWSKI eduardo at kalinowski.com.br
Sat Jul 3 20:58:37 CEST 2010

On 07/03/2010 02:54 PM, Randolph J. Schilling wrote:
> I'm trying to install TexLive 2009 for the first time to a Linux
> operating system; namely  to Fedora 13.
> I downloaded and unzipped the file install-tl-unx.tar.zip.
> This created a directory containing the file install-tl,
> among other files.
> I moved to that directory and ran the command
>            $install-tl -gui wizard
> The result was a long error message.
> I ran the command
>               $yum install perl-Tk
> which seemed to go ok, ending with Complete!
> I ran the command
>            $install-tl -gui wizard
> again; the result was the following much shorter error message:
>     "./install-tl: Initialization failed (in setup_unix_one):
>       could not find a usable program for wget.
>       ./install-tl: Goodbye."
> Would you please explain what I'm doing wrong (or not doing)?
> As always, I'm grateful for your help.  Thanks and Regards - Randy

I don't run Fedora (and I never installed texlive from it's
distribution), but it seems you need the wget program. It should be in a
package called wget, but if not, just search for the package containing it.

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eduardo at kalinowski.com.br

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