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I have setup two disks on my computer, Ubuntu, / and /home. Later I found the disk space on / is not big enough (just 20G), so I installed my texlive to my own disk, somewhere under $HOME. Now I want to install emacs' auctex using synaptic package manager, but it says the prerequisite is to install the texlive.

I want to know is there a way to tell the synaptic package manager, that texlive has been installed?

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  • How did you install texlive exactly? – dobey Jun 25 '14 at 19:00
  • I installed it to $HOME/local/texlive, and then set my path in .bashrc file – Daniel Jun 25 '14 at 19:13
  • I asked how, not where. – dobey Jun 25 '14 at 19:57
  • Provided all your texlive environment variables are set correctly (which I'm guessing they are), that way will most likely work fine for this. – Eliah Kagan Jun 26 '14 at 3:27