[tex-live] TeX Live on usb drive

Yue Wang yuleopen at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 04:52:54 CET 2009

Oh, sorry, I give the wrong chapters:

"Maximally portable TeXLive on DVD and USB" (chapter 5)
"Installations" (chapter 3) [pay attention to the Net Installer]

The manual is in /texmf-doc/doc/english/texlive-en/texlive-en.pdf

Yue Wang
On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 11:50 AM, Yue Wang <yuleopen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> 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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