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I test texliveonfly using the tikzpagenodes package.

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I typed

sudo python --texlive_bin=/usr/local/texlive/2011/texmf-dist/ fly.tex

But error message:

/usr/local/texlive/2011/texmf-dist/tlmgr is not installed

What do I do? In short, as its use texliveonfly in /usr/local/texlive/2011/

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I don't have so I can only guess. You have to provide the full path to the tlmgr (without tlmgr itself). So it is more like sudo python --texlive_bin=/usr/local/texlive/2011/texmf-dist/bin/linux/ fly.tex. To find out the correct dir, type type -p tlmgr on the command line. – topskip Oct 9 '11 at 6:43
Can you explain, please? I could not. – Regis da Silva Oct 11 '11 at 3:46
Explain what? From the error message I have deduced that texliveonfly looks for tlmgr in the path given to --texlive_bin. That's all. Have you tried what I have written? What exactly do you want to know? – topskip Oct 11 '11 at 4:41

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the script is installed as texliveonfly with TeXLive 2011. So simply run

texliveonfly fly.tex

and it should work! At least it did it for me :-)

texliveonfly is a link in /usr/local/texlive/2011/bin/<system>/ to the python script ../../texmf-dist/scripts/texliveonfly/

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Herbert, can you explain, please? I could not. – Regis da Silva Oct 11 '11 at 3:47
I already did it ... If you have problems then ask for a specific problem. – Herbert Oct 11 '11 at 11:59
can you explain me step by step, please do not get yet. – Regis da Silva Oct 12 '11 at 4:27

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