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I am facing problems while trying to install TeXLive 2012 on fedora. I did the following-

  1. Unzipped the package.
  2. Navigated to the location of install-tl.
  3. Typed in ./install-tl

I got the following message

Can't locate Digest/ in @INC (@INC contains: ./tlpkg /usr/local/lib64/perl5 /usr/local/share/perl5 /usr/lib64/perl5/vendor_perl /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl /usr/lib64/perl5 /usr/share/perl5 .) at tlpkg/TeXLive/ line 199.
BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at tlpkg/TeXLive/ line 199.
Compilation failed in require at ./install-tl line 53.
BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at ./install-tl line 53.

What am I doing wrong? How do to I fix this?

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marked as duplicate by egreg, Paulo Cereda, Stefan Kottwitz Feb 28 '13 at 13:25

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Welcome to! – Peter Jansson Feb 28 '13 at 11:51
Try installing perl-Tk and perl-Digest-MD5 first with yum install perl-Tk perl-Digest-MD5, then try the TeX Live installer again. :) – Paulo Cereda Feb 28 '13 at 11:59
Use the packages provided by Fedora. Fedora 18 ships TeXlive 2012 out of the box, fully integrated with the system. – vonbrand Feb 28 '13 at 20:21
@vonbrand True, but if you want a 'vanilla' install (say so you have tlmgr available to update every day), then I'd image the issue is the same. – Joseph Wright Mar 2 '13 at 8:43

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Try this guide; I only tested it on Fedora before writing the article (but that is obviously enough here):

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