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tlmgr is not accessible after installing TeX Live 2011 on a Ubuntu system

My computer runs on Fedora 15 x86-64. I installed TeX Live using my package manager, but couldn't run tlmgr. So I downloaded the TeX Live installation file form tug.org, and still couldn't run tlmgr (after downloading 2400 packages for TL through it's installation file). Why is that happening?

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When you download TeX Live and follow the installation instructions, it should automatically install tlmgr. Is this what you did? It seems like you went through all the trouble of downloading TL without properly installing it. –  Werner Jan 11 '12 at 19:20
    
Yes, I read and did exactly what that page says. –  Ayman Elmasry Jan 11 '12 at 19:27
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Does tlmgr is not accessible after installing TeX Live 2011 on a Ubuntu system help? You may have to set the appropriate path. –  Werner Jan 11 '12 at 19:30
    
@Werner Oops, I missed the path setting part, it actually worked. Thanks. I don't have enough reputation to answer the question, could you please do that? –  Ayman Elmasry Jan 11 '12 at 19:41
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Clearly the same issue => duplicate –  Joseph Wright Jan 11 '12 at 19:57
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marked as duplicate by Werner, Joseph Wright Jan 11 '12 at 19:57

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You need to set/add the path to your TeX Live binaries using:

export PATH=/usr/local/texlive/2011/bin:$PATH

And if you're using a 64 bit installation it may be:

export PATH=/usr/local/texlive/2011/bin/x86_64-linux:$PATH
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