[OS X TeX] installing texlive

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Thu Jul 1 11:41:06 CEST 2004

On 1 jul 2004, at 11:34, George Ghio wrote:

> On 01/07/2004, at 6:24 PM, Will Robertson wrote:
>> On 1 Jul 2004, at 5:31 PM, George Ghio wrote:
>>> after Tex is installed I have to set the path;
>>> export  
>>> PATH=${PATH}:/usr/local/teTex/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin7.4:${HOME}/ 
>>> bin:/sw/bin
>>> This may be darwin6.3???
>>> Does this look like it may be correct? Or am I lost never to be  
>>> found again.
>> Hi George
>> I can't comment on the TeX Live options that you chose, but I can  
>> help you here.
>> Since you don't have fink, you don't need /sw/bin in your path.
>> I'm going to give step by step instructions. If a line is unclear or  
>> doesn't work, stop immediately and reply what happened. Good luck!  
>> Here we go:
>> 1 First, I think it would be best to clear the air of all of what  
>> we've done previously. Go to terminal and type:
>> mv ~/.bash_profile ~/bash_profile_backup
>> This will remove any customisations that we've done recently to bash  
>> by renaming the file so it's not read any more. Once we're done, you  
>> can delete the bash_profile_baskup file in your User folder.
>> 2 Close your terminal window, open a new one.
>> Type:
>> echo $PATH
>> You should get the basic path you started with  
>> (/bin:/sbin:/usr/bin:/usr/sbin).
> Got nothing

That is close to impossible, somethings wrong there.

can you post the output of the commands
     ls -laF $HOME
to the list?
(Just copy and past the indented lines with the commands -- one at a  
time -- in the terminal and copy back the results).

>> 3 Next, type:
>> ls -p /usr/local/teTex/bin
> is - is this IS or LS ?

The latter in lower case.


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