[tex-live] porting a TeXLive-Installation to another PC

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Sun Nov 23 20:07:25 CET 2008

2008/11/23 Lars Madsen <daleif at imf.au.dk>:
> Andreas Hirsch wrote:
>> Hi!
>> I'm teaching a LaTeX-course at school and (as always) there are some
>> problems for the kids to get TeX running at home.
>> In special, some of my pupils have no or a bad internet-connection.
>> I've downloaded the iso - but this is freezed as of august 2008.
>> Is ist possible to copy an up-to-date installation of TeXLive to another
>> PC? Is changing the PATH-Variable enough for runnig?
>> Thanks,
>> Andreas
> if it is linux there is no problem at all (just make a copy, on Linux
> TeXLive does not integrate it self into the system).
> For MAC I would assume you could do the same.
> On windows we need a little more. I would assume that you can copy a LaTeX
> ...
How about installing the frozen copy from DVD and then copying the new
files over the old version? I hope that it could preserve all

Zdeněk Wagner

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