[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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