[tex-live] xelatex on raspberry cannot write pdf

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Thu Sep 19 12:39:01 CEST 2013

Am Thu, 19 Sep 2013 10:16:38 +0200 schrieb Zdenek Wagner:

>> ZW> I have just noticed a strange problem. If I run xelatex from tl2013 on
>> ZW> raspberry from LXDE, it complains that it cannot output something.pdf and
>> ZW> asks for another file name. Whatever file name I supply the error message
>> ZW> is the same. 

> I hope it is armhf, I will have to look when I return home but anyway,
> it would no explain why xelatex can output the PDF file only if LXDE
> does not run while pdflatex and lualatex work without problems.

Can you output a xdv with xelatex --no-pdf?

Ulrike Fischer 

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