[texhax] latex doesn't find style files
Axel E. Retif
axel.retif at mac.com
Fri Mar 30 10:58:30 CEST 2012
On 03/30/2012 02:25 AM, Lars Madsen wrote:
> jtzzaa11-texhax2 at yahoo.com wrote, On 2012-03-30 10:20:
>> "which latex" gives
> This may suggest that you have two LaTeX installations on this computer.
> You will need to make sure that the correct TL bin dir comes first in
> the PATH.
> You're using Debian, which seems to be doing thing a little differently
> than Ubuntu (which I normally use), so you will have to figure out how
> one perform a global change to the system PATH
Nice diagnosis, Lars! To the OP:
To add the path to TeXLive binaries in Debian (or rather, to prepend
said path, which is what you need), *open as administrator*
/etc/login.defs; find two lines like these:
Now ---in ENV_SUPATH put, *before* /usr/local/sbin the path to TeXLive
binaries; if you're Debian is 64 bits it should be
If it is 32 bits, it will be different at the end: check in
/usr/local/texlive/2011/bin/ which binaries you have and put said line
exactly as you see it.
So ENV_SUPATH will be (assuming 64bit):
don't forget the colon!
Do the same with ENV_PATH and restart. Now which latex should output
and you won't need the TEXINPUTS line, with which, by the way, you are
using the Debian binaries with TeXLive packages!
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