I migrated from
MiKTeX on windows to
TeXLive in ubuntu. At first I installed
texlive-full from ubuntu repositories but I realized that I wanted to install more packages which isn't very convenient when there is no
So I decided to remove
TeXLive and reinstall it from TUG. The installation had no problems. Then I added the following lines to
export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/texlive/2014/bin/i386-linux export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/texlive/2014/tlpkg/
and then I run a simple document and it seemed to be working. I tried to install a package(i.e.
tlmgr but I don't have permission to write to a specific directory. What I did was to use
sudo privilleges but again no luck. My effort is the following
thanos@thanos-laptop:~$ tlmgr install units You don't have permission to change the installation in any way, specifically, the directory /usr/local/texlive/2014/tlpkg/ is not writable. Please run this program as administrator, or contact your local admin. thanos@thanos-laptop:~$ sudo tlmgr install units [sudo] password for thanos: sudo: tlmgr: command not found
I also tried through the relevant tlmgr's gui but I get the same message as above.
What can I do to install packages through