[OS X TeX] installing from TeXLive
franconi at inf.unibz.it
Wed Nov 15 21:54:09 EST 2006
On 14 Nov 2006, at 18:20, Claus Gerhardt wrote:
> Today I downloaded the compressed texlive2005-inst-20051102.iso dmg
> from CTAN (683MB) mounted it and installed the full unix texlive
> distribution following the installer script.
> Installation was a easy and very quickly:
This is amazing, it took 10 minutes to install it; and it works!
After having modified my PATH variable to contain the new texlive
binaries, I just run install-tl.sh (keeping all default parameters -
I did not change the base path), and texconfig-sys paper a4:
everything works fine after. No parameter modified. And I still have
my personal texmf in Library/; I did not need to move it in ~/
thanks - now we have a bright future.
> Using a bash shell I cded to
> /Volume/TexLive-2005 issued the command
> sudo sh install-tl.sh
> and used the default install with the only exception of installing
> tex into
> /usr/local/texlive2005 instead of /usr/local/texlive/2005
> Installation went smoothly and took 9 min on my PPC at 2.5GHz(dual).
> Then I issued
> $ sudo bash
> # PATH=/usr/local/texlive2005/bin/powerpc-darwin:$PATH; export PATH
> # texconfig-sys paper a4
> for setting the path and running texconfig.
> Since I didn't set a symlink, I had to change in TeXShop's
> preferences the path to
> and in the path in my shell scripts to
> set path= ($path /usr/local/bin /usr/local/texlive2005/bin/
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