[OS X TeX] basic etiquette

Roberto Avanzi roberto.avanzi at gmail.com
Mon Nov 27 12:00:52 EST 2006

On 27 Nov 2006, at 14:33, Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Am 27.11.2006 um 13:59 schrieb Roberto Avanzi:
>> Pardon my ignorance, but what is mpm, how do I use it on my mac?
> Mpm is the MiKTeX (an MS Windows distribution based on TeX Live)  
> Package Manager. Since some months it works quite well to compile  
> it on Mac OS X. Before it was available for some Linux  
> distributions. Somehow it works to install updated packages from  
> CTAN. See http://miktex.org/ and particularly http://www.miktex.org/ 
> unx/. It seems to be versatile enough to install a new package in a  
> handful of different TeX installations on the same system ... and  
> it even might be able to update each of them! So one would not need  
> anymore to download 100 MB+ for a simple update.

Very, very interesting.


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