I am dealing with a vanilla installation of Tex Live 2016 and with a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. For the installation I lauched a
sudo install-tl along the lines of the instructions on www.tug.org. On the whole this has been successful, since I can launch
dvips and so forth on the example documents.
However, in my installation settings, I had chosen the following directories
TEXMFCONFIG: "~/.texlive2016/texmf-config" TEXMFHOME: "~/texmf" TEXMFLOCAL: "/opt/texlive/texmf-local" TEXMFSYSCONFIG: "/opt/texlive/2016/texmf-config" TEXMFSYSVAR: "/opt/texlive/2016/texmf-var" TEXMFVAR: "~/.texlive2016/texmf-var"
and yet I can't seem to find any of the directories that had to be placed under
~ (say, with
cd && ls -a). These are
Is this a flaw of the installation procedure or am I supposed to create those directories manually?
In case this is relevant, I also noted in the log file of
install-tl (pasted here) that my chosen home directory had been reset in two cases
updmap [WARNING]: resetting $HOME value (was /home/user) to root's actual home (/root). # line 1128 fmtutil [WARNING]: resetting $HOME value (was /home/user) to root's actual home (/root). # line 1324