[OS X TeX] beamer

Tim Brophy timbrophy at mac.com
Fri Sep 17 14:40:57 EDT 2010

On 17 Sep 2010, at 17:33, Alan Munn wrote:

> On Sep 17, 2010, at 11:38 AM, M. Tamer Özsu wrote:
>> Is beamer installed automatically with MacTex 2010? I have beamer version 3.07 in my own texmf directory, but I am getting a weird error that my student is not getting in his installation. I can track possible version difference issues, but I first wanted to check if I even need to have beamer in my own texmf directory.
> Yes, Beamer is part of TL 2010, and contains v3.10, so your 3.07 is out of date.
> (You can easily check for the presence of a package or class in TL  using the locate command in terminal).
> locate beamer.cls
> returns:
> /usr/local/texlive/2010/texmf-dist/tex/latex/beamer/beamer.cls
> /usr/local/texlive/2010/texmf-dist/tex/latex/beamer-FUBerlin/FUbeamer.cls
> (the second line isn't particularly relevant, but the first tells you that beamer.cls is part of TL 2010.)
> Alan
> -- 
> Alan Munn
> amunn at gmx.com

Hi Alan,

I am a complete novice with the terminal. I did as you suggested and got the message


Should I get rid of the 2009 version? how do I know what version of texlive TexShop is using?

Sorry for the stupid questions.

Tim Brophy

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