FAQs for Installing R, RStudio, and TinyTeX
@ Kellogg School of Management
/usr/local/bin not writable
I see this error when I install TinyTeX:
add_link_dir_dir: destination /usr/local/bin not writable, no links from /Users/hagen/Library/TinyTeX/bin/x86_64-darwin. add of symlinks had 1 error(s), see messages above. add of symlinks had 1 error(s), see messages above. tlmgr: An error has occurred. See above messages. Exiting.
This is an issue on some Macs, where that folder
/usr/local/bin is not writable by your user account for some reason. Here's how to fix it: