[OS X TeX] tlmgr update problem
mailinglist at alex-hamann.de
Wed Dec 3 23:41:00 CET 2008
On 03.12.2008, at 22:23, Alex Hamann wrote:
> On 03.12.2008, at 21:48, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> On Dec 3, 2008, at 3:30 PM, Lantz Susan wrote:
>>> today, I should probably update tlmgr also, since I have never
>>> done it.
>>> So, I opened the Terminal and followed the instructions on the
>>> http://tug.org/texlive/tlmgr.html page.
>>> The results were consistent---but consistently bad. (Terminal
>>> output below.) I don't understand why I can't update; I'm the
>>> only user on this computer, as well as the administrator. (I
>>> should add that it has been more than fifteen years since I used
>>> a Unix computer, and I have undoubtedly forgotten more than I
>>> ever learnt.)
>>> Any suggestions?
>>> Susan Lantz
>> You must precede each command there with sudo on the Mac. Sigh...
>> Good Luck,
>> Herb Schulz
>> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
> you might also want to check out the X11 GUI of tlmgr.
> open x11
> type: xhost+
> press return
> open terminal
> type: sudo tlmgr --gui
> press return
> the GUI should load and will allow you to do all the updating/
> changing of settings/etc. in a graphical environment
> when you are done you should probably type "xhost -" in the x11
just a quick correction: you might not have to do the xhost+/- stuff
if you are have admin rights yourself.
More information about the macostex-archives