[tex-live] trouble starting context on latest tl2008 developer snapshot

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Mon Jul 7 16:58:08 CEST 2008

Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com> writes:

> Norbert Preining wrote:
>> On Mo, 07 Jul 2008, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
>>> I will sort this out and report back.
> I had somewhat different results here, but indeed it took a little
> bit of effort to get context + luatex running. I fear someone else
> will have to fix the installer, I don't know where to look / what to
> do, sorry. There is not much to be done, afaics.
> A step-by-step account:
> I ran the networked installer in a virtual box running suse 11, and
> initially, my virtual box screen size was 800x600. That does not
> combine with the -gui option of install-tl: the Tk window simply
> doesn't display the bottom part of the installation screen.
> This was not a big problem, I just made the vbox larger and I doubt
> people with real hardware have such tiny screens these days.

Actually, right now there is a trend for ultralight laptops like the
Asus Eee PC with resolutions like 1024x600.  This would seem to suffer
from the same cutoff.

David Kastrup

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