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Re: Problem installing additional Latex packages


When you ran the installation, did you select the option to create the

>From the GetInvolved Authors page:

>         You should also enable the creation of the symlinks:
>              1. From the main TeX Live installation menu select
>                 Options (O). 
>              2. From the Options menu, select “create symlinks in
>                 standard directories” (L). 
>              3. The default directories are usually okay. 
>              4. Press R to return the main menu. 
>         Once those are installed, we can install the remainder of the
>         packages with the install-pkgs.sh script. (Note that this
>         hasn’t been tested yet and it’s pure guesswork on Kevin’s
>         part! Let us know if it does or doesn’t work for you.)

If not, then you can do the removal and reinstallation steps again, and
it should work.

Hope this helps, and have a great weekend.:)

On Sat, 2012-08-25 at 20:40 +0530, Tejas Kale wrote: 
> Hello
> I have recently started as a author for the upcoming manual and will
> be writing the 'Viewing and Editing Photos' section. Following the
> guidelines on the 'Getting Started as an Author or Editor' page
> (http://ubuntu-manual.org/getinvolved/authors), I installed the 2012
> version of TexLive. The installation was complete and a 'texlive'
> folder of size 3.2GB has been created at the following location:-
> /usr/local/
> But when I execute the command -
> sudo bash install-packages.sh
> I get an error saying
> "Checking TeX Live version...No version of TeX Live was detected."
> If I try executing the 'make' command, I get the following error:-
> "basename: extra operand `frontmatter'
> Try `basename --help' for more information.
> bzr version-info --custom --template="\\\revinfo{{revno}}{{date}}" >
> revision.tex
> xelatex --output-driver="xdvipdfmx -V 5" ubuntu-manual
> /bin/bash: xelatex: command not found
> make: *** [ubuntu-manual.pdf] Error 127"
> Any help would be highly appreciated.
> Thanks and regards
> Tejas
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