[tex-live] TeX Live on usb drive

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Mon Mar 16 21:05:22 CET 2009

Is it possible that Jerónimo's users are trying to
install under Vista, and that Vista's paranoia
concerning security is refusing to allow anything
on an untrusted USB stick to execute ?

** Phil.
Norbert Preining wrote:
> On Mo, 16 Mär 2009, cetex at didaskalikos.org wrote:
>>>> What exactly didn't work? If you just copy the content of the DVD to a
>>>> usb stick (or hard drive) you should be able to install from that
>>>> copy.
>> No, I can't. Perhaps is a problem with the tlmgr.
> ???? Installation is done with install-tl, NOT with tlmgr.
> Are you sure what you are talking about?
> You should copy the contents of the DVD to the USB stick.
> Then call install-tl from the USB stick. Not tlmgr or anything else.
>>>>> I ask you: is it possible for the TUG team to prepare an
>>>>> installation system for usb-drive?
> There is one. Copy everything from the DVD. It works. I did it. I do
> many other installation methods.
> Best wishes
> Norbert
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