[tex-live] tlmgr on Ubuntu linux?
Axel E. Retif
axel.retif at mac.com
Mon Feb 9 03:08:56 CET 2009
On 8 Feb, 2009, at 19:13, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard wrote:
> Axel E. Retif a écrit :
>> That's what I did (install TeX Live on Ubuntu), and I'm very happy
>> it. The only glitch you have to be aware of, is that if you want to
>> Synaptic to install an application that depends on TeX Live (say, the
>> front-end TeXmaker), you're told you have first to install TeX
>> 2007; that is, it doesn't recognize your 2008 distribution, or at
>> I didn't know how to tell Synaptic I already had TeX Live. So I
>> installed TeXmaker myself.
> The best way is to create a virtual package. It is rather easy using
> 'equivs' Debian package (should exist in Ubuntu, too). Here is a
> tutorial (in French, sorry):
> I can do a short English version if you think it can help.
I think I got it. Also, maybe the effort of translation would be worth
a) Debian TeX Live 2008 isn't coming soon; and
b) the article is posted in TUG, where many people can make use of it.
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