[arch-general] Lyx and texlive don't allow viewing the document as pdf, ps, or dvi

Gustavo A. Gómez Farhat gustavo.gomez.farhat at gmail.com
Mon Jul 14 21:26:08 EDT 2008

I don't know about lyx, but I don't think texlive is the problem. I use it
with texmaker and it works well. Try installing texmaker :)

On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 8:12 PM, Ravi Desai <ravster3 at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
>   I have installed lyx, and texlive (from community). I am now (I had tetex
> earlier and it was working fine) unable to view my documents by clicking
> View -> DVI or View -> PDF or by clicking the PDF, DVI, and PS buttons on
> the toolbar.
>   I keep getting the error dialog box "File does not exist:
> /tmp/lyx_tmpdir[random letters and numbers]/lyx_tmpbuf0/foo.dvi" or "blah:
> blah/foo.pdf" or "blah: /blah/foo.ps".
>   Does anyone know how I may solve this problem? I could go back to tetex,
> but I'd feel more satisfied with finding a solution to the problem, so here
> I am :) .
> Thank you
> ravster.

Gustavo Andrés Gómez Farhat
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