[OS X TeX] Recommendations for downloading LaTEX

cormullion cormullion at mac.com
Fri Jan 28 09:16:41 EST 2005

Richard Seguin <riseguin at earthlink.net> said on 2005-01-27, 20:37 (-0600 GMT):

> 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 
> problems.

Ah, that’s a better idea. I can just download this TeX-fat.dmg file using a resumable download. I hadn’t thought to do this. I’ll try it tonight...


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