[tex-live] TeX Live on usb drive

Yue Wang yuleopen at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 04:50:18 CET 2009


Please, read the TeXLive manual carefully.
While reading, pay attention to "Maximally portable TeXLive on DVD and
USB" (chapter 5) and "Network Installation" (chapter 4).

Yue Wang

On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 5:57 PM, cetex at didaskalikos.org
<cetex at didaskalikos.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> my name is Jerónimo Leal. I'm member of GUiT (Italian TeX group) and
> coordinator of GrUT (Gruppo romano di utilizzatori di TeX/LaTeX). I recently
> gave the 6th Course of Critical edition with TeX/LaTeX and I have a little
> problem. There are students that came to the course with a netbook (that is,
> without DVD reader), and this is always more frequent. I was wondering if it
> is possible to translate the contens of the DVD on a usb driver to
> facilitate the installation on the hard disk. I tried to copy them, but this
> doesn't work. I searched in the net, but I only get a system that run on the
> usb-drive. I ask you: is it possible for the TUG team to prepare an
> installation system for usb-drive? I think that this is the future and, I
> hope, simple. (And I can't imagine how to do this). The others distributions
> don't do this yet. Perhaps TeX Live would be the first system with this
> possibility.
> Thanks,
> Jerónimo Leal

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