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I am a latex user on ubuntu, but not an expert of unix systems. I manage myself for easy things through the terminal. I very frequently refer to forums like stackoverflow to fix the problems that I face. But this time I am really lost... I bought a new pc a week ago and installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it. I have been using texmaker for 3 years now and what I did everytime I had to reinstall it was typing, in a terminal

sudo apt-get install texmaker

It works just fine but I need to add a package called changes. My first try was to install manually the package. I downloaded the package on the ctan webpage and then ran in a terminal

cd /usr/local/share/texmf/tex/latex;
sudo unzip $HOME/changes.zip;
sudo texhash;

When I compiled my file.tex I had some errors and the file.dvi was not build.

My second try was a completely different options. I tried to install texlive and add the package through tlmgr. So, I downloaded install-tl-unx.tar.gz from here and ran

cd /Downloads/ (directory where I downloaded the tar.gz file)
tar -zxvf install-tl-unx.tar.gz;    
sudo ./install-tl -gui perltk;

I checked that texlive 2013 was correctly installed using the instruction of The TEX Live Guide—2013 and everything seems right.

When I try to launch tlmgr I get

tlmgr: command not found

by searching the internet I found that a possible reason to my problem could be that the PATH was not defined so I opened ./profile as root and add the lines

PATH=/usr/local/texlive/2013/bin/x86_64-linux:$PATH; export PATH;
MANPATH=/usr/local/texlive/2013/texmf-dist/doc/man:$MANPATH; export MANPATH;
INFOPATH=/usr/local/texlive/2013/texmf-dist/doc/info:$INFOPATH; export INFOPATH;

Since it didn't seem to make any difference I ran those lines in a terminal

I also ran


Whatever I try, I keep getting the same error:

tlmgr: command not found

Can anyone help me on that? I really have no idea about what I might have done wrong.


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