[tex-live] [tlpmgui] tlpmgui on linux

Tomasz Łuczak tlu at technodat.com.pl
Sun Jan 7 12:40:02 CET 2007

Dnia Sun, 7 Jan 2007 03:57:57 +0100
Reinhard Kotucha wrote:

> Hi,
> I tried to invoke tlpmgui from an xterm but it sais:
>  +--------------------------------------------+
>      Error!   tlpmgui require Xwindow
>  +--------------------------------------------+
This message appear when tlpmgui cannot draw window, e.g. start in
console mode or in if you are logged as user in X and in xterm you
changed user via su - root (or other user) usually cannot run graphic
application without xhost and set environment variable DISPLAY.

> Don't know how you test whether you are using X11.  The easiest way is
> to check whether the DISPLAY variable is set.
tlpmgui tests creation of window, if failed then appear this message.

> probably better to say "tlpmgui requires X11".  
OK, I change it.

> $ file tlpmgui
> tlpmgui: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), for GNU/Linux 2.0.0, 
> dynamically linked (uses shared libs), for GNU/Linux 2.0.0, stripped
> Of course, self-contained executables have a few advantages.  But
> isn't a Perl script more portable today on UNIX systems? 
Write you own complete installer in perl, portable for unices and
Windows with better GUI. We welcome.

  Tomasz Łuczak

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