I have just installed tex on a fresh install of Fedora 32 via the command:

dnf install texlive

I prefer to manage my tex installation via dnf, and have had success with this command on previous Fedora installs. The following package appears to be installed:


However when I try running lualatex, pdflatex, latex etc I get the following error:

lualatex: symbol lookup error: lualatex: undefined symbol: kpathsea_cnf_line_env_progname

I've googled the missing symbol but come up blank. Can anyone offer some help?

Thanks in advance.

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I got the same error, but fixed by running:

sudo yum update
sudo yum install texlive-lib # thought I might have to do this one, but it worked without it

after finding these bug pages:



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