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Help with LaTeX permissions


I just install the latest release from Debian and I decided to try (again)
the LaTeX packages. But again I am running into problems. I compile a test
document with no problems, but whe I try dvips (or xdvi) I get the

[.... Text on font metrics generation deleted]

Font metrics written on cmr10.tfm.
Output written on cmr10.300gf (128 characters, 13184 bytes).
Transcript written on cmr10.log.
mkdir: cannot make directory `/var/spool/texmf/fonts/pk/deskjet':
Permission denied
chmod: /var/spool/texmf/fonts/pk/deskjet: No such file or directory
/var/spool/texmf/fonts/pk/deskjet: MakeTeXPK could not create directory.
mv: cannot move `cmr10.300pk' to
`/var/spool/texmf/fonts/pk/deskjet/pktmp.1158': No such file or directory
/usr/bin/MakeTeXPK: Could not mv cmr10.300pk
/usr/bin/MakeTeXPK: /var/spool/texmf/fonts/pk/deskjet: No such file or
kpathsea: Appending font creation commands to missfont.log.
dvips: Font cmr10 not found, characters will be left blank.

It looks to me that there are some errors in the way some permissions are
set in some packages, or am I missing something?

Thanks for your help,

Pedro Ivan

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