[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 21:28:53 CET 2011

Thanks, did not thought it is so easy ;-)

If I do the installation from the DVD, could it be an enhancement to do
this little change during the installation process to make it more easy?
When will TeXLive and Ubuntu be in synch i.e. allowing installation via
apt-get or aptitude, ppa compatible?


Am 10.01.2011 16:20, schrieb Norbert Preining:
> On Mo, 10 Jan 2011, Lutz-Peter Kurdelski wrote:
>> lpk at t2b-lpk-u01:/usr/local/texlive/2010$ kpsepath -v '$TEXMF'
>> {/home/lpk/.texmf-config,/home/lpk/.texmf-var,/home/lpk/texmf,/etc/texmf,!!/var/lib/texmf,!!/usr/local/share/texmf,!!/usr/share/texmf,!!/usr/share/texmf-texlive}
>> lpk at t2b-lpk-u01:/usr/local/texlive/2010$ 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.
> You are using the wrong kpsetool, namely the one distributed by
> Ubuntu.
> You have to adjust your PATH so that the binaries from the TeX Live 2010
> installation are found *BEFORE* the ones in /usr/bin, i.e. you have
> to add the bin dir of TeX Live at the *BEGINNING* of the $PATH
> Best wishes
> Norbert
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