[OS X TeX] tlmgr and web proxies

David Watson dewatson at me.com
Wed May 13 20:06:50 EDT 2009

Sorry to make light of your predicament, but I find it a little  
humorous to imagine that there is not someone on the inside to provide  
technical assistance with this.

On May 13, 2009, at 6:38 PM, Peter C. Lichtner wrote:

> I am unable to run tlmgr due to a proxy issue:
>> Using tlmgr to update the LaTeX installation TeXLive-2008, I get  
>> the error message:
>> [samurai:~] lich_admin% sudo tlmgr update bin-texlive texlive.infra
>> Password:
>> tlmgr: installation location http://proxyinfo.lanl.gov/redirect.php?url=mirror.ctan.org/systems/texlive/tlnet/2008
>> unusable location http://proxyinfo.lanl.gov/redirect.php?url=mirror.ctan.org/systems/texlive/tlnet/2008/tlpkg/texlive.tlpdb 
>> , could not load any packages
>> Cannot load TeX Live database from http://proxyinfo.lanl.gov/redirect.php?url=mirror.ctan.org/systems/texlive/tlnet/2008at 
>>  /usr/texbin/tlmgr line 2193.
>> It works at home ok. Does tlmgr have the ability to use web proxies  
>> and if so how?

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