[tex-live] Problem in updating texlive-2009

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Thu Jul 29 09:22:49 CEST 2010

On Do, 29 Jul 2010, S. venkataraman wrote:
> I have formatted my hard disk and installed texlive 2009, CTAN  DVD
> version, not the Ubuntu version.  So, I know that updates do exist .


> I have tried dante, cambridge and
> default ctan site without any success.
> This is the output I get when I run tlmgr --version command.
> ***********************
> venkat at venkat-laptop:~$ tlmgr --version
> tlmgr revision 18011 (2010-04-26 21:41:33 +0200)
> tlmgr using installation: /opt/texlive/2009


> /usr/bin/tlmgr: Could not load packages from
>   http://mirror.ctan.org/systems/texlive/tlnet/tlpkg/texlive.tlpdb

Can you please do the following:

select one mirror by hand, say 

then do
	tlmgr --repository YOUR_MIRROR --no-persistent-downloads update --list
If that does not work, then do the same again, but add
	-v -v
and send us the output captured to stdout and stderr:
	tlmgr ...arguments -v -v ... 2>&1 >tlmgr-debug.log
and send me that one.

It might be that at your place FTP protocol is blocked, so please 
try an http mirror!!


Best wishes

Norbert Preining            preining@{jaist.ac.jp, logic.at, debian.org}
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