[OS X TeX] TeX on Yosemite

John Coxon john at johncoxon.co.uk
Fri Oct 17 04:55:27 EDT 2014

On 17 October 2014 09:22, Paul Rankin <hello at paulwrankin.com> wrote:

> Richard Seguin <riseguin at earthlink.net>
> writes:
> > What exactly do these two Unix commands do? I'm guessing the "mv" might
> > mean move, but it's not clear where things are moved to.
> >
> > mv /usr/local/texlive ~
> >
> > mv ~/texlive /usr/local
> You are correct, this is the "move" or rename command. It takes the
> format: `mv [source] [target]`

To expand on this a little, in the Terminal, ~ refers to your home
directory, so these commands move the texlive folder to your home directory
and then move it back again afterwards.

John Coxon
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