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Jul
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comment TeX Live Manager broken. How can I unbreak it or diagnose the problem?
Concerning the warning of "redundant argument", this is a bug in perl 5.22.0 and is already reported and acked by the perl devs. Just ignore, it is nothing serious.
Jun
7
comment Difference between luatex and lualatex binaries
@b4stien forgot: the design decision is simple: there is no fixed list of formats that can be built into the exe as cmd line options. The link mechanism allows to load arbitrary formats, the original author never heard of (like lollypop ;-)
Jun
7
comment Difference between luatex and lualatex binaries
@b4stien there is a command line way, but most users prefer the separate name. You can of course do pdftex '&latex' to get LaTeX format, but don't forget the quotes, etc.
Jun
7
comment Differences between texlive packages in Linux
@MaxNoe that is not true. Debian jessie ships with packages based on the tlnet repository of around december 2014, and relativy recent binaries. Why do you recommend that unconditionally? I as TeX Live maintainer and Debian Developr of TeX Live use the Debian TL packages daily. If you don't have updatitis or really need a critical new pkg or fix, the Debian packages are fine!
Jun
5
answered How to find texlive cygwin documentation
May
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May
2
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Apr
18
reviewed Approve Timed out compile unless I delete bibliography
Apr
9
answered Why does the ragged2e package screw up my emphasized text and headings?
Mar
25
answered Downloading every package with Tex live
Mar
21
comment tlmgr not working in Ubuntu 14.04
read the manual of tlmgr with man tlmgr or tlmgr --help and especially the section on user mode.
Mar
12
comment Strange behaviour of tlmgr update
@NVaughan hmm, would be nice if at least you could tell us which server it was so that we can verify its state if it is listed as proper CTAN mirror.
Mar
11
comment Strange behaviour of tlmgr update
@NVaughan any news here? Is it still reproducable?
Mar
11
comment How can I tell which Latex (MikTex or TexLive) I have installed on Ubuntu?
MikTeX is available also for Linux, but it is not packaged in any way. So you are 99.99% using TeX Live from Debian/Ubuntu. Your pdflatex --version call should show something like pdfTeX 3.14159265 .... (TeX Live 2015/dev/Debian). Another way to check is dpkg -l texlive-binaries, if the output starts with ii then you have TeX Live/Debian installed. And with which pdftex you can check one more thing: If it gives you /usr/bin/pdftex then you are using again TeX Live/Debian, otherwise you might have installed TeX Live from TUG directly.
Mar
11
comment TeX Live Utility Update Failed
From what I read there is that somehow the PATH settings are messed up, otherwise the first kpsewhich call should work. Could it be that you set the PATH somewhere where it is not normally evaluated, but only when you run an interactive shell? In this case processes spanned by TLU might not see the programs.
Mar
2
awarded  Revival
Mar
2
answered Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit LTS TexLive 2014 Installation Problems
Mar
2
comment After installing textgreek, lgrenc.def still not available
@MichaelNorrish lgrenc.def is in greek-fontenc, as egreg mentioned. The LGRcmr.fd not found error is a problem with your usage. Concerning the tlmgr dependency comment: yes, tlmgr does not guarantee inter-package dependecies. We try to keep inter-collection dependencies working and up2date, but also this is not guaranteed.
Mar
2
comment Strange behaviour of tlmgr update
It would be great if someone could try to reproduce this with a specific server, and let me know which server that is. The auto-remove pops if two conditions are met: A collection is updated, and a package that was in that collection has disappeared on the remote server. If only one of the two happens, then no auto-remove will be done. That means that it looks like that the remote server is somehow broken in the sense that there is a mirroring problem or the remote texlive.tlpdb is corrupted. I checked the texlive.tlpdb of the OP, and didn't find anything strange.
Mar
1
comment Strange behaviour of tlmgr update
Very strange ... Can you send the full output of tlmgr update --list and best also the output of tlmgr check all, and tlmgr info --list. I am not sure if files can be attached here, because some of the outputs might be long. In case, send it to me per email.