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Getting started with texlive

Kaushal Modi

A list of my frequently used texlive manager commands.

  • man tlmgr Get help on TeX Live Manager
  • tlmgr info <PACKAGE> Display detailed information about PACKAGE, such as the installation status and description
  • tlmgr update <PACKAGE> Install PACKAGE
  • tlmgr update --list Just report what needs to be updated
  • tlmgr update --all Make the local TeX installation correspond to what is in the package repository