[OS X TeX] TeX Live Utility: Listing Failed error

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Sep 16 10:48:56 EDT 2013

On Sep 16, 2013, at 9:41 AM, Murray Eisenberg <murrayeisenberg at gmail.com> wrote:

> I just opened TeX Live Utility 1.13, with the Updates button selected, got message "Listing Failed" in the window where you would normally see the list of packages, if any, that can be updated.
> I tried several different repositories, in different countries, but the same thing happened.
> What does it mean and how fix?
> Note that if I click the Packages button, I do get a list of what's installed.


I answered this a while ago! I quote:

``At least in the repository that I use it appears that tlmgr has been updated. If you are getting a `Listing Failed' message when you use TeX Live Utility you should first update tlmgr using Actions->Reinstall TeX Live Manager, as stated above by Adam Maxwell, and, once it's installed, run Actions->Refresh Package List (Cmd-R) to retrieve the list of other updates.''

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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