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

Gerald Pechoc ubuntu at pechoc.eu
Sun Nov 24 23:08:34 CET 2013

You are right, thats the better way, but I didnt know it!

I change this immediately.

Thank you very much.

On 2013-11-24 23:03, Lars Madsen wrote:
> Cannot say much about the tl error, but it is not a good idea to add the
> path change to bashrc. If, when installed, you start to via a menu, then
> the shell to uses to call latex will not involve bash, and thus your
> path addition is ineffective. If your system is valid debian/Ubuntu
> derivative, then make your path change in /etc/environment instead
> (remember to back up that file). log out for the change to be effective).
> Btw where does it say that you should add the path change to bashrc?
> Sent from my Android phone using TouchDown (www.nitrodesk.com)
> -----Original Message-----
> *From:* Gerald Pechoc [ubuntu at pechoc.eu]
> *Received:* søndag, 24 nov. 2013, 22:43
> *To:* tex-live at tug.org [tex-live at tug.org]
> *Subject:* Re: [tex-live] Where is the root dir of my Tex Live installation
> Hi,
> I have now deinstalled all tex-components I could find.
> The basic installation using the package manager.
> After the computer was "clean" I installed TEX Live from the dvd (iso file).
> After that I changed the path in .bashrc .
> Then I installed Texmaker, first from Ubuntu Package Manager, but that
> failed at the end. After deinstallation I tryed the installation from
> downloaded .deb package
> (http://www.xm1math.net/texmaker/download.html#linux).
> These errors appeared also after restart and new installation:
> (Reading database ... 95% (Reading database ... 100% (Reading database
> ... 374801 files and directories currently installed.)
> Unpacking texmaker (from .../texmaker_ubuntu_12.04_4.1_amd64.deb) ...
> dpkg: error processing
> /home/pechoc/Downloads/texmaker_ubuntu_12.04_4.1_amd64.deb (--install):
>    trying to overwrite '/usr/share/texmaker/qt_zh_TW.qm', which is also
> in package texmaker-data 3.2-1
> dpkg-deb (subprocess): data: internal gzip write error: Broken pipe
> dpkg-deb (subprocess): failed in write on buffer copy for failed to
> write to pipe in copy: Broken pipe
> dpkg-deb: error: subprocess <decompress> returned error exit status 2
> Processing triggers for bamfdaemon ...
> Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf.index...
> Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ...
> Processing triggers for gnome-menus ...
> Errors were encountered while processing:
>    /home/pechoc/Downloads/texmaker_ubuntu_12.04_4.1_amd64.deb
> Does anyone know what I have to do?
> Any help is welcome...
> Gerald

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