[OS X TeX] Installing MacTeX 2010 without Admin Access
Alan T Litchfield
alan at alphabyte.co.nz
Tue Oct 26 13:49:10 EDT 2010
On 26/10/2010, at 9:28 PM, Peter Dyballa wrote:
> Am 26.10.2010 um 05:10 schrieb Jeremy Conlin:
>> Does TeX Live Utility work when TeX Live isn't installed in /usr/
> It seems so! Adam Maxwell recently explained a few details. One of
> them was how TLU *determines* the root of the TeX Live installation
> – and since this location is not hard-coded TLU should work with TeX
> Live installed anywhere.
Yes, I have done it before. So unless things gave changed a lot in the
couple of years, installing in the user's home directly ought to be
Quick look. Perhaps in install-tl changing the defaults or maybe
installing it as a portable option?
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