[OS X TeX] Tlmgr after migration

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Nov 24 00:17:03 CET 2008

On Nov 23, 2008, at 2:59 PM, Roberto Avanzi wrote:

> Hi
> I just migrated to a new computer with Migration Assistant.
> Now, if I issue  "sudo tlmgr --gui" from the terminal I get
> Cannot load Tk, thus the GUI cannot be started!
> The Perl/Tk module is not shipped with the TeX Live installation.
> You have to install it to get tlmgr GUI running. See
> http://tug.org/texlive/distro.html for more details.
> It used to work on the other machine.
> Short of reinstalling the whole of TeXLive (yikes) and
> reupdating it again (yikes), what can I do to fix this?
> Roberto


You may have to re-install MacTeX-2008 since some links may be  
missing. To use the tlmgr GUI you've got to re-install the libraries  
it needs (perltk?) that should be found in a folder in /Applications/ 

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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