[tex-live] Installing on Linux for use on both (Linux and Vista)

Andreas Hirsch afj at gmx.org
Sun Nov 30 19:10:33 CET 2008


quoting George N. White III, [30.11.2008 18:32 +0100]:

> Most likely sources of difficulty:
> 1.  latex is not looking for texmf-local where you put it
>       a.  you put in the wrong place
>       b.  something (environment variable) is making latex
>            search elsewhere
>      On linux:  kpsewhich --expand-var='$TEXMFLOCAL'.
>      This may need different quoting on Vista.
> 2.  since this is Vista -- permission problems preventing
>     latex from accessing the texmf-local directory.
> The list archives have examples related to 1. above, for 2.
> you may have to do some research.
> Assuming you installed to <tldir>/2008 (on linux, the default is
> <tldir>=/usr/local/texlive), then latex, etc., look for files in
> <tldir>/texmf-local,

thats the way I've installed ist

> You can use kpsewhich and related tools to debug such
> problems.  Look for the kpathsea documentation:

As I mentioned in my mail, kpsewhich finds the file - everything is ok
on my linux-maschine.

I solved the problem by reconfiguring WinEdt.

Thanks for You assistence


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