[tex-live] Where is the root dir of my Tex Live installation

Andreas Hirsch cursus.publicus at sacrumromanumimperium.org
Sat Nov 16 12:30:02 CET 2013

Hi Gerald,

quoting Gerald Pechoc, [2013-11-16 12:19]:
> And what is that dummy package good for?
> Does it mean that my packager manager knows in future to look for 
> updates, for example?

If you want to use a program from the ubu8ntu-repository that need TeX
for working, then the package-manager will prompt you for installing TeX
it where is no TeX installed already.

So, if you installed TeXLive outside the package-manager, the
dummy-package ist used to inform the package-manager that there ist TeX
already present on the system


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     William Faulkner (1897-1962)

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