[OS X TeX] tex live utility no longer working

Michael Welsh yomcat at yomcat.geek.nz
Thu Aug 14 06:35:55 CEST 2014

On 14/08/2014, at 1624, juan tolosa <juantolo at me.com> wrote:
> Then I try to reinstall TeX Live:
> I go to
> http://tug.org/texlive/acquire-netinstall.html
> and download using the suggested file
> install-tl-unx.tar.gz 
> but nothing happens when I try to run it.

You should install MacTeX instead - http://www.tug.org/mactex/index.html
> I try to run install-tl but the system will not let me, citing security concerns, because it is from an "unidentified developer"
This is Apple being annoying. In System Prefs, under Security & Privacy, there is an option at the bottom of the General tab. I set this to "Anywhere", but Apple advises against this for security reasons.
> The directions
> After unpacking the archive, change to the resulting install-tl-* subdirectory. Then follow the quick installation instructions or read the documentation.
> are quite confusing. 

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