[tex-live] texhash not updating ls-R-TEXLIVEDIST

David Carlisle d.p.carlisle at gmail.com
Fri Dec 8 19:17:10 CET 2017

On 8 December 2017 at 13:58,  <gml at garymlewis.com> wrote:
> Hi -
> This problem started with a "ebgaramond.sty not found" error when running a
> tex file in TexMaker.
> Summary:
> ebgaramond.sty does not appear in ls-R-TEXLIVEDIST. Running sudo texhash
> does not add the sty file.
> Brief synopsis (reboots not identified):
> 1. Reinstalled OS (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS)
> 2. Reinstalled complete texlive (as sudo).
> 3. Reinstalled TexMaker (as sudo).
> 4. Added /usr/local/texlive/2017/bin/x86_64-linux to $PATH in .bashrc.
> 5. Ran sudo texhash.
> 6. Ran myfile.tex in TexMaker. Same error: ebgaramond.sty not found.
> 7. grep -i "ebgaramond.sty" ls-R-TEXLIVEDIST returns nothing.
> 8. But, running pdflatex myfile.tex from the command line works fine (sty
> file is found).
> Is this a known bug? If not, what other information can I provide now?
> Thanks.
> Gary Lewis

I would guess that your editor is using the system tex that came with
ubuntu not finding the one you just installed. either because it is
using some explicit path like /usr/bin/pdflatex or because it is using
a different PATH


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