I have just removed all trace of my old TeXLive installation due to a different problem.
I have just reinstalled TeXLive using their own installer on linux (
I have kept the installation directories as default.
texmf.cnf is installed correctly at
Whenever I try and run anything LaTeX related (
lualatex etc.) it fails with the message
warning: kpathsea: configuration file texmf.cnf not found in these directories: listing the directories it has searched.
The list of directories does not include the place where it has been installed (mentioned in previous paragraph).
It may be important that I used
sudo to launch the installer script.
How do I make
kpathsea find the configuration file