[texhax] Basic error with installation
Axel E. Retif
axel.retif at mac.com
Thu Jul 17 04:50:40 CEST 2008
On 16 Jul, 2008, at 19:12, Axel Schneider wrote:
> Hello, I read all FAQ and the Documentation, but appear to be lost
> at a basic error at installation.
> After downloading texlive2007-live-20070212.iso.zip, extracting the
> zip, and extracting the iso (with isobuster), I tried to install
> the package on my win xp pro notebook by executing C:\...\Desktop
> \Tex Source\TeXLive2007\setuptl\tlpmgui.exe and immediately and
> repeatedly received the following error msg
> Error in startup script
> wrong # args: should be "set varName ?newValue?"
> while executing
> "source $filegui"
> (file "C:/Dokumente und Einstellungen/Axel Schneider Admin/Desktop/
> Tex Source/TeXLive2007/setuptl/tlpmgui.exe/main.tcl" line 363)
> I very much hope that you can help, as I need Tex desperately.
This is not the help you want, but let me tell you that on Windows I
couldn't install TeXLive either (on Linux and Mac I had no problems
at all). MikTeX, on the other hand, installed smoothly. Hope someone
can help you with TL, but MikTeX is always an option (and very up to
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