[tex-live] Problem in updating texlive-2009

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Wed Jul 28 16:27:38 CEST 2010


Le 28/07/2010 09:58, S. venkataraman a écrit :
> I have upgraded to ubuntu 10.04 and so
> I reinstalled texlive-2009. I have problems updating.

As Norbert mentioned, there are no more updates to TL2009, so if you installed
it from the network (as opposed to a DVD or disk image), it is no real problem
that updates don't work. However, some of the warnings you get are intriguing.

> Since there was a problem in updating using the original gui,
> I updated it by downloading and installing a fresh version of tlmgr using
> the
> shell file given in the tex repository.

Can you please give us the output of "tlmgr --version" and the version of the
gui as given by "Help -> About"?

> ****************************
> sudo tlmgr update --all -repository
> ftp://dante.ctan.org/tex-archive/systems/texlive/tlnet
> tlmgr: package repository
> ftp://dante.ctan.org/tex-archive/systems/texlive/tlnet
> TLDownload::get_file: response error:
>   500 LWP::Protocol::MyFTP: connect: Connection timed out
> permanent server connection set up, but downloading did not succeed!Retrying
> with wget.
> ***************************

This does not necessarily indicate a problem, unless followed by other error
messages. tlmgr is trying one method to connect to the server, this method
doesn't work, then it says it will be trying another one ("retrying with wget"
at the end of the quoted output). If the next method works, you'll see no other


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