[tex-live] CD /DVD images (some notes)

Fabrice Popineau Fabrice.Popineau at supelec.fr
Wed Jun 18 09:46:18 CEST 2003

> *inst* still cannot install on Windows. Please move TeXSetup.exe to
> /tpm/


> One can ask: what about the editor for Win32? The answer is: every
> windows system has simple "edit" text editor working in the command

Oh no, please! 

> The another approach for running TL off the CD on win32 was already
> done on TL7. Perhaps Fabrice can show us xemacs running from the CD,
> but for average user such miracle could be too heavy.

It just works. Run TeXLive.exe and chose 'Run TeX off cdrom' like with

> Ps. I think that dvips on TL should be configured to output to a file
> by default. Having "o |lpr" in config.ps always gives a problem on
> win32.  As most users want to preview .ps files (gsviev, gv), or
> convert it to pdf with pstopdf, or use dvips in batch mode (tex4ht,
> etc., etc.), or...  Sebastian?



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