I have the Tex Live 2017 in Trisquel, I installed from the compact disc.

I need to update the tkz-euclide package, for that I entered the tlmgr window:

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When I order the update, I get this result:

Executing action update tkz-euclide
tlmgr: package repository /usr/local/texlive/2017 (not verified: unknown)
tlmgr: saving backups to /usr/local/texlive/2017/tlpkg/backups
tlmgr: no updates available
tlmgr: Your installation is set up to look on the disk for updates.
To install from the Internet for this one time only, run:
  tlmgr -repository http://mirror.ctan.org/systems/texlive/tlnet ACTION ARG...
where ACTION is install, update, etc.; see tlmgr -help if needed.

To change the default for all future updates, run:
  tlmgr option repository http://mirror.ctan.org/systems/texlive/tlnet

When I execute that command in my shell, I get this message:

tlmgr: no action given; try --help if you need it.

I do not know what else to do.

  • Afaik, you cannot update a package of an outdated distribution.
    – Fran
    May 25, 2020 at 4:30
  • if you want to update the package to a version that was already in tl2017 you can use the historic repository, if you want a newer version you will have to do the update manually. The alternative is to install texlive 2020. May 25, 2020 at 6:34
  • I see, I will install texlive 2020. Thanks. May 25, 2020 at 21:18


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