[tex-live] install amsmath on Linux Mint 17.1

Nikos Platis nplatis at gmail.com
Sun Oct 18 16:59:40 CEST 2015

The error message is quite clear: "please install xzdec".

I believe there is a package of this name in Mint.

Please do a little research before giving up!

2015-10-18 17:06 GMT+03:00 John Cleave <drjazz at blueyonder.co.uk>:

> command <tlmgr init -usertree> gives:
> /usr/bin/tlmgr: initialization failed (in setup_unix one)
> /usr/bin/tlmgr:could not find usable xzdec
> /usr/bin/tlmgr: please install xzdec and try again.
> Could not set up the necessary programs.
> Installation of packages is not supported.
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