[tex-live] TeXLive 2016 on Ubuntu
Axel E. Retif
axel.retif at mac.com
Thu Aug 25 06:31:28 CEST 2016
On 24/08/16 21:13, Br. Samuel Springuel wrote:
> I just installed TL2016 on a Ubuntu 14.04 VM and followed the directions
> on the website (https://www.tug.org/texlive/debian.html) for making
> apt-get aware of the installation. However, when I then proceeded to
> use apt-get to install TeXworks, the texlive-binaries package got
> installed as well. Looking at the list, this should be one of the
> packages which the TL2016 installation provides. Can anyone tell me why
> this might be happening and what (if anything) I can do about it?
I used said method of equivs in https://www.tug.org/texlive/debian.html
on Ubuntu 15.10 and 16.04 (though not on a VM) and it worked as
expected. When I installed TeXworks (with Synaptic, but I'm sure it
would have been the same with apt-get), it only installed
On the other hand, the binaries you got installed won't affect your work
if you prepend to your PATH the TeXLive path:
(if your architecture is 64 bit, or the corresponding if it is 32 bit).
*Also*, you have to make sure that TeXworks path
File -> Preferences -> Typesetting
has the TeXLive path on top (I don't use TeXworks, but Emacs, though I
just tried it, and it works OK).
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