[OS X TeX] What do I install ?
Josep M. Font
jmfont at inicia.es
Mon Jan 8 11:44:54 EST 2007
I am a long and satisfied user of TeX, TeXShop, i-Installer, etc...
Now I am about to get a new Mac, and want to do a fresh install. I am
a bit puzzled by all the recent changes, discussions, multiplicity of
distributions and installing procedures. What should I do?
I am a normal user (yes, with some expertise), have a broadband
connection, and want a single working installation. Do I download and
install MacTeX_Additions plus TeXLive-2006 ? Do I use i-Installer
2.87.1 ? Instructions in <http://www.tug.org/~koch/NewPackages.html>
are not very clear to me, they seem written more for the beta-testers
or the upgraders...
One particular question is whether the instructions at <http://
darkwing.uoregon.edu/~koch/texshop/installing.html> are still valid.
If I use i-Installer, should I install that list of 8 i-packages, and
in that order ? What's the relation between these packages and those
listed in the "NewPackages" page ?
Any enlightening will be appreciated.
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