[OS X TeX] i-Installer installation question

Wendy McKay wgm at cds.caltech.edu
Fri Aug 25 19:19:12 CEST 2006

On Fri, 25 Aug 2006, stephenmoye at cox.net wrote:

> I have to install TeX and friends on a number of computers today.
> To save  time, I wondered if it would be possible to:
> 1. use i-Installer to install all the packages on one computer
> 2. copy the i-Packages directory  (and other bits and pieces)  to a CD
> 3. copy the i-Packages directory (and i-installer and TeXShop etc) to another computer from the CD
> 4. Run i-Installer on the computer with the copied files.
> It would save time in downloading which can be pretty painful here.
> Thanks for any pointers.


Are these all clean machines of the same type?

The way Apple does it when they lend us machines at TUG meetings is to 
install TeX on one machine and then clone the system  over to the 
others. (that was before intel chips appeared)

Don't know if this helps in your case.
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