[OS X TeX] Getting started with tlmgr
Gary L. Gray
glgray at me.com
Thu Dec 4 22:51:03 EST 2008
On Dec 4, 2008, at 10:48 PM, Gary L. Gray wrote:
> On Dec 4, 2008, at 7:54 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> As part of TeX Live 2008 (and therefore MacTeX 2008) there is a CLI
>> program called tlmgr which can be used to update the TeX
>> distribution. Unfortunately the first version of tlmgr, as supplied
>> in the present MacTeX 2008, has some bugs and needs to be updated
>> before using it to update the distribution.
>> Attached is a short document to get you started with tlmgr as
>> supplied in MacTeX 2008 and BasicTeX 2008. It gives instructions
>> for setting up and updating tlmgr and then gives a bit of
>> information on the simplest way to get all available updates to the
>> distribution. There is more information on use found in a document
>> that came with MacTeX 2008 in /Applications/TeX/Utilities/.
> Thanks Herb. When I ran the first command:
> sudo tlmgr option location http://mirror.ctan.org/systems/texlive/tlnet/2008
> I got:
> sudo: tlmgr: command not found
> which is very odd since I have messed with the command before,
> though it has been some weeks. I never did tell it to install
> anything, but it did exist.
OK, now really bad stuff is happening. When I issue:
loon:Dynamics gray$ pdflatex Main.tex
-bash: pdflatex: command not found
which is definitely new.
Can someone guide me on how to recover all my TeX related commands?
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