I've just upgraded to Texlive 2018 via dnf and my Tex installation no longer works, using kile as the frontend. It is trying to use Texlive 2017

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    (1) welcome, (2) we need more information: what operation system are you using? Kile is mostly used on Linux, exactly what did you install and how? Is Kile explicitly configured to use full path when it calls latex? If so, adjust it to the new page. – daleif Jun 22 '18 at 12:24
  • The Linux distros tend to be a little behind with TeX Live. I always install TL via the TUG DVD rather than dnf but you could try to adapt How to install “vanilla” TeXLive on Debian or Ubuntu? if you need the dependencies. – Nicola Talbot Jun 22 '18 at 12:40
  • see if your $PATH variable is set accordingly – naphaneal Jun 22 '18 at 12:57

I have fixed a similar problem by removing everything through

dnf remove texlive texlive* texlive-scheme-full texlive-collection-science kile




locate texmf

and remove every instance using rm -rf with real care. Especially, there may be a hidden directory - something like \home\bob\.texlive2017, visible via ls -al. Then updatedb, reboot and then install via dnf or the equivalent the sequence above.

Worked for me, though I suspect that the problem was the .texlive2017 directory.

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