[texworks] Problems on Ubuntu 10.10

Johannes Heck heck.johannes at googlemail.com
Tue Jan 11 20:40:40 CET 2011

2011/1/11 Lutz-Peter Kurdelski <lutz-peter at kurdelski.com>

> Hi,
> I installed TeXLive 2010 on Ubuntu 2010 Desktop 64bit.
> I had a simple problem getting TeXLive to work, based on an issue with
> the correct settings of the PATH variable.
> I did this change in the /etc/profile file adding the path to the TeX
> binaries to the beginning of the list in the PATH variable.
> Then I installed TeXWorks.
> It work nicely unless I triy to acces somthing like 'dinbrief.cls' which
> is in the texmf-dist directory tree.
> It looks like TeXWork does not do a correct filesearch. I also checked
> as many configurations file as there are mentioned in the documentation
> but no luc.
> To me it looks like either I missed to do some configuration or there is
> a simple problem in the configuration of TeXWorks.
> Any hint welcome.
> Regards
> Lutz-Peter
> Long time user of LaTeX (proTeXt)
I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop AMD64 since today on my Laptop and i've
just installed Tex Live 2010 (a decent selection) and TexWorks editor plus
XeTeX packages via Ubuntu Software-Center and have no problems to run
XeLaTeX or pdfTeX from TexWorks.
How did you install TeX Live?
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