[OS X TeX] prerelease MacTeX 2011

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sat Jun 18 08:53:15 EDT 2011

On Jun 18, 2011, at 7:32 AM, André Valentin wrote:

> Hello all,
> I installed MacTeX20110612 without problems. Apparently all is OK and my distribution is TeXLive-2011-64,
> EXCEPT the Distribution TeX prefPane:
> When I click on this prefpane, I get a message "Loading DistributionTeX..." on top of the Sys prefs window,
> but nothing happens ... and if, after a while, I click again, the syspref.app quits!
> I can get back to the 2010 distrib by doing:
> ovale-2:~ andrevalentin$ texdist --list
> TeXLive-2009-64.texdist
> TeXLive-2009.texdist
> TeXLive-2010-64.texdist
> TeXLive-2010.texdist
> TeXLive-2011-64.texdist
> TeXLive-2011.texdist
> ovale-2:~ andrevalentin$ sudo texdist --setcurrent=TeXLive-2010-64
> Password:
> Default TeX set to "TeXLive-2010-64"
> ovale-2:~ andrevalentin$ 
> But I would prefer the prefPane
> Any help?
> A Valentin


Ahhh... the wonders of using pre-release software. :-)

Do you see both the old and new preference panes in your System Preferences? If so, you'll have to remove the old one and restart System Preferences. Hopefully that will fix it.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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