# [texhax] installing tex

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Fri Sep 2 19:34:54 CEST 2005

```Greetings,

Permission denied, the filename database cannot be created. Package
installation failed

I expect you already tried this, but are you running as administrator?
It would seem it is trying to write into some directory to which it does
not have permission.  Unfortunately it's not telling us which directory :(.

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