Ben Pfaff writes:
> I can't seem to get Debian's teTeX to work at all ("can't find default
> format file" from tex). But when I downloaded it direct from sunsite,
> it worked fine. Has anyone had a similar experience? I suppose I
> could include more (or any, actually) details if requested.
I had precisely the same problem. What I did was do a
dpkg --extract tetex-base
Then, I entered the directory /etc/texmf, and renamed all the files
there from '*.dpkg-new' removing the '.dpkg-new' part. Then, I
configured the package and installed rest of tetex.
Tetex-base seems to remove these files under configuration, instead
of installing them. Which causes the rest of tetex to break.
Hope tht helps.
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