[OS X TeX] Installing MacTeX 2010 without Admin Access

Jeremy Conlin jlconlin at gmail.com
Tue Oct 26 05:10:24 CEST 2010

On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 5:27 PM, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
> Howdy,
> MacTeX will only install in /usr/local/ so it requires admin access. However, it is possible to install TeX Live directly on the Mac and then you have a choice places to install it. You will have to understand the UNIX underpinnings of OS X to get things working.

I can get along well enough on the command line.  I didn't know there
was a command line option to install.  I guess it shouldn't surprise
me since TeX Live installs on many different systems.  Does TeX Live
Utility work when TeX Live isn't installed in /usr/local?


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