[OS X TeX] MacTeX 2012 status

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Jul 8 09:43:56 EDT 2012

On Jul 8, 2012, at 8:37 AM, Yvon Thoraval wrote:

> 2012/7/8 Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com>
>> Howdy,
>> I'd guess that the size difference has more to do with the new way Apple
>> creates pkg files than anything else.
>> By the way, there have been some folks that said that tlmgr (or TeX Live
>> Utility) updated their TeX Live 2011 to 2012. Don't Do That!. The
>> updmap(-sys) in TeX Live 2012 operates differently than the version in TeX
>> Live 2011 and could cause problems with future updates. simply download and
>> install MacTeX-2012.
>> Good Luck,
>> Herb Schulz
> I've allready instaled TL 2012 thru MacTeX on my iMac however i'd like
> having the "same" verison, saying TL2012, on my Dell running Xubuntu.
> There I've also installed, using a DVD, TL2011, then your advice is not to
> use tlmgr (v. 2011), better download an iso, burn it etc ???
> Is the TeXLive 2012 iso available somewhere ?


I know that TeX Live 2012 is available for many systems. I don't know if it is specifically available for Xubuntu (yet) but you can get more information about it at <http://www.tug.org/texlive/>.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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