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I was following this tutorial to install BasicTex. Running latex command immediately returns without any warning or error. My environment variables are:

$ echo $PATH
/usr/local/texlive/2012basic/bin/universal-darwin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/opt/X11/bin:/usr/texbin
$ which latex
/usr/local/texlive/2012basic/bin/universal-darwin/latex

How should I troubleshoot it further?

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    Welcome to TeX.sx! – Peter Jansson Apr 22 '13 at 20:28
  • @PeterJansson, thanks. Are you implying that this question is off topic or incomplete? – Kimi Apr 22 '13 at 20:39
  • Not at all. All new user first posts are reviewed (mandated by the system) and users welcomed to the site. This review also allows us to provide pointers to new users if necessary. – Peter Jansson Apr 22 '13 at 20:42
  • @Kimi Peter's was just a welcome. I never recommend installing BasicTeX, which lacks too many useful packages. What's the output of latex -version? – egreg Apr 22 '13 at 20:42
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    @Kimi Hunting through the list of packages is usually painful. Install the complete MacTeX and live happy. ;-) – egreg Apr 22 '13 at 21:00