[tex-live] Path-Variable:solved

Bernhard Kleine bernhard.kleine at gmx.net
Mon Aug 8 07:25:17 CEST 2011

Am Sonntag, den 07.08.2011, 14:19 -0300 schrieb George N. White III: 
> On Sun, Aug 7, 2011 at 10:44 AM, Bernhard Kleine
> <bernhard.kleine at gmx.net> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I installed texlive 2011 as administrator on Ubuntu. I noticed, however,
> > that the root path variable still contains the texlive 2010 entry. I
> > have tried to localize the file where this path information is hardcoded
> > and could not find it. Could you please name the place where the
> > information of the texlive dir is added to the path?
> CTAN TeX Live does not adjust the PATH.
> More detail would be helpful.  Did you install both TL versions
> directly from CTAN or
> did you use something like:
> <http://alexkrispin.wordpress.com/2010/10/12/a-script-to-automate-the-installation-of-texlive-2010/>
> What is "administrator"?   Normally in Ubuntu installs are done by a user
> with "admin" privileges using "sudo", in which case the PATH settings in the
> alexkrispin script go into ~/.profile.
> > files which did not reveal this info: etc/profile, etc/bashrc,
> > root/.bashrc, root/.profile.
> Did you check /etc/profile.d/*.sh?  Is bash your shell?
Thanks a lot, George, Reinhard and Manuel! I obviously had it changed
in /etc/environment. The hints on the texlive web side brought the


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