[texhax] Ubuntu Linux
historical.linguist at gmail.com
Mon May 25 02:07:48 CEST 2009
Oops. "own" installer, not "only.
On Sun, May 24, 2009 at 8:02 PM, Mark Hale
<historical.linguist at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've used texlive's only installer on my Ubuntu systems for
> some time now, precisely because they (Ubuntu folk) don't seem
> interested in keeping up to date. Kind of strange for a distro so
> dedicated to internationalization.
> Just make symlinks (the installer gives you that option) to
> someplace in your path, and you're home free...
> Does anyone know *why* the Ubuntu distros are so far behind
> in this critical area?
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Tim McKenzie <tjm1983 at gmail.com>
> Date: Sun, May 24, 2009 at 7:45 PM
> Subject: Re: [texhax] Ubuntu Linux
> To: texhax at tug.org
> Cc: Randy Schilling <RChilling at comcast.net>, Christopher Olah
> <christopherolah.co at gmail.com>
> On Monday 25 May 2009 11:36:54 Christopher Olah wrote:
>> Package: texlive-latex-base
>> Version: 2007-10
> Yes, I neglected to mention that Ubuntu still seems to be using TeX Live 2007.
> Do you need a more up-to-date installation, or are you happy to wait until
> Ubuntu catches up? (I have no idea how long it will take them to do so.)
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