[OS X TeX] Recommendations for downloading LaTEX

Richard Seguin riseguin at earthlink.net
Thu Jan 27 21:37:24 EST 2005

On Jan 27, 2005, at 8:23 AM, cormullion wrote:

> I’ll take your word for it ... :-) That was only a minor gripe, 
> anyway. For now I’ll stick to regular download procedures that work 
> well on dial-up.

Look at iGetter, a dedicated download manager:  http://www.igetter.net/

Using this software, you can begin downloading Gerben's TeX-fat.dmg 
before you go to bed in the evening, and it will be there in the 
morning. You can set iGetter to redial and resume the download 
automatically if it becomes disconnected, hang up when it's done, and 
if you wish even shut down the computer when it's done. I have no 
financial interest in this product, but can testify that I've used it 
to download files even larger than TeX-fat.dmg over phone lines with no 

Richard Séguin

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