[OS X TeX] Re: removal of unneeded languages
gerhardt at math.uni-heidelberg.de
Wed Jan 6 06:17:34 EST 2010
The most difficult task is to decompress the TL iso image. Download
and move the binaries to /usr/local/bin such that you can use the binary xz in the Terminal to decompress the iso image.
On Jan 6, 2010, at 12:05, Claus Gerhardt wrote:
> Download the TL2009 iso image, mount the iso image and in the Terminal cd to the iso image. Then issue the command
> sudo ./install-tl
> and follow the few instructions.
> After the installation use Local Switcher to set the symlink ~/texprograms and ~/texmanpages.
> I also have a .profile file in my home directory which looks like
> # .profile for sh(1)
> export PATH
> export PATH
> Then install maxtex-additions. Before the installation I usually disable the postflight scripts, or at least the parts of the scripts that want to mess around with my System Preferences.
> You can download TS and BibDesk separately, though I believe you already have the latest versions or at least versions that can be easily updated.
> On Jan 6, 2010, at 11:37, Patrick Wambacq wrote:
>> Thank you for all your comments.
>> If I want to install TL09 using install-tl:
>> - do I need to download install-tl-unx.tar.gz and install live over the
>> - or can I reuse the already downloaded MacTeX distribution?
>> - what about the extras such as TeXShop etc? I assume that these cannot
>> be installed with install-tl? Do I need to download mactex-additions.mpkg.zip
>> or can the MacTeX distribution reused?
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