[tex-live] simple question on upgrading TL2010 from beta

Pablo Rodríguez oinos at web.de
Sat Sep 11 23:12:59 CEST 2010

On 09/11/2010 08:12 PM, Fadi Semmo wrote:
> Am 11.09.2010 19:47, schrieb Pablo Rodríguez:
>> Hi there,
>> after reading the documentation, I guessed that the best way to
>> upgrade TL2010 from beta was to run as root:
>> tlmgr show fontspec repository
>> http://mirror.ctan.org/systems/texlive/tlnet
>> But it doesn't seem to work.
>> My question might be be extremely simple, but I don't know how to
>> change the repository and to update TL2010 beta.
> I guess you are using Linux. So try
> "sudo tlmgr option repository URL"
> Whereas URL needs to be replaced by the server url of your choice. After
> that you repository is set to the new url.
> Then you can run "sudo tlmgr update --self" and "sudo tlmgr update --all".

Hi Fadi,

I haven't seen your message before since my mailbox doesn't put messages 
from unknown recipients in the inbox folder.

Many thanks for your help.

BTW, sudo seems to be the standard way to access to root privileges, but 
in Fedora I log in as root.

Thanks again,


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