[tex-live] Problems with finding files e.g. dinbrief on Ubuntu 10.10

Lutz-Peter Kurdelski lutz-peter.kurdelski at besonet.ch
Mon Jan 10 00:36:34 CET 2011


I did an installation of TeXLive 2010 on Ubuntu 10.10 (64bit) using the
default settings from the installer-tl.
I also installed TexWorks and TeXmaker.

I created sample files using TeXWorks and TeXMaker e.g a letter
and it worked.

I use some private styles and support files which I put system wide under


Now I started a new file which uses 'dinbrief' from the texmf-dist tree

it was not found. I got no chance to see any of these file in the search

lpk at t2b-lpk-u01:/usr/local/texlive/2010$ kpsepath -v '$TEXMF'

lpk at t2b-lpk-u01:/usr/local/texlive/2010$ kpsetool -v '$SELFAUTOPARENT'

lpk at t2b-lpk-u01:/usr/local/texlive/2010$ sudo kpsetool -v '$SELFAUTOPARENT'

To me it looks like $SELFAUTOPARENT is not correctly set.

Any idea?

Lutz-Peter Kurdelski
Very long time user of LaTeX - ... on Windows (proTeXt)

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