[tex-live] Fwd: tlmgr on Ubuntu linux?
Axel E. Retif
axel.retif at mac.com
Wed Feb 11 07:58:20 CET 2009
On 10 Feb, 2009, at 05:12, Zdenek Wagner wrote:
> 2009/2/10 Axel E. Retif <axel.retif at mac.com>:
>> [...] I think I have been very careful about installing with
>> Synaptic any program that depends on TeXLive (2007); and by careful
>> I mean I don't ---that's why I built TeXmaker myself.
> I tried not to install teTeX in CentOS but it _was_ installed. There
> are too many packages and too many dependencies. It is hard to know
> everything, it is better to cope with potential problems by good order
> of directories in PATH.
I checked with Synaptic all tetex and texlive related packages, and
according to it I have none of those.
(By the way, Fink ---a Debian-like Linux packages distribution for
Mac--- uses placeholders, for example system-tetex ``Placeholder
package for manually installed teTeX'', to satisfy dependencies of its
Anyway, I cleaned all repetitive paths to texlive I had, and for the
moment I've put the path just in /etc/environment. Now Root Terminal
doesn't know anything about texlive, but I can ``sudo su'' and then
``tlmgr update --all'' or ``updmap-sys...'' from a regular terminal,
and it works fine.
On 10 Feb, 2009, at 17:38, Karl Berry wrote:
> build TeXworks in Ubuntu, all my TeX work would be done in it!
> http://code.google.com/p/texworks/wiki/Building says that Martin
> produced a Ubuntu package for TW.
Yes, I've seen that, but I want to build it myself (I did it with
TeXmaker, and for the time being I don't want to add repositories to
Ubuntu's official ones).
> There are also instructions for building it.
Following the instructions I end up with
> src/TWApp.cpp:88: error: ‘setDefaultFormat’ is not a member of
I expect to be able to solve that soon; otherwise, I might reconsider
my policy on repositories.
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