[tex-live] Error using tlmgr

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Sat Jan 6 22:20:47 CET 2018

The answer is in the message if you read more that the last line: Please
install xzdec and try again.

Zdeněk Wagner

2018-01-06 20:06 GMT+01:00 A F <axiomtutor at gmail.com>:

> Hi, I ran the following code and received the following error--it had
> instructions to email you about it, so I'm sending this along.
> user at newuser-Latitude-D830 ~ $ sudo tlmgr init-usertree
> (running on Debian, switching to user mode!)
> /usr/bin/tlmgr: Initialization failed (in setup_unix_one):
> /usr/bin/tlmgr: could not find a usable xzdec.
> /usr/bin/tlmgr: Please install xzdec and try again.
> tlmgr: Couldn't set up the necessary programs.
> Installation of packages is not supported.
> Please report to texlive at tug.org.
> tlmgr: user mode database already set up in
> tlmgr:   /home/user/texmf/tlpkg/texlive.tlpdb
> tlmgr: not overwriting it.
> Best wishes,
> Adam Frank
> 347-589-2747 <(347)%20589-2747>
> www.axiomtutor.com
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