[OS X TeX] tlmgr update problem
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Wed Dec 3 17:23:04 EST 2008
On 03.12.2008, at 21:48, Herbert Schulz wrote:
> On Dec 3, 2008, at 3:30 PM, Lantz Susan wrote:
>> today, I should probably update tlmgr also, since I have never
>> done it.
>> So, I opened the Terminal and followed the instructions on the
>> http://tug.org/texlive/tlmgr.html page.
>> The results were consistent---but consistently bad. (Terminal
>> output below.) I don't understand why I can't update; I'm the only
>> user on this computer, as well as the administrator. (I should add
>> that it has been more than fifteen years since I used a Unix
>> computer, and I have undoubtedly forgotten more than I ever learnt.)
>> Any suggestions?
>> Susan Lantz
> You must precede each command there with sudo on the Mac. Sigh...
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
you might also want to check out the X11 GUI of tlmgr.
type: sudo tlmgr --gui
the GUI should load and will allow you to do all the updating/
changing of settings/etc. in a graphical environment
when you are done you should probably type "xhost -" in the x11 window.
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