[tex-live] Ubuntu update to 11.10 while texlive 2011 is installed independently

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Tue Nov 1 11:09:14 CET 2011

On 11/01/2011 03:30 AM, Lars Madsen wrote:


> I tend not to delete old TUG TLs, so I have a symlink in
> <path>/texlive
> pointing to the current year. And then use
> PATH="/usr/local/texlive/current/bin/x86_64-linux:/usr/local/sbin: ... "
> Then it is easy to change LaTeX installation, and no reboot/relogin is
> needed.

Ha! I haven't thought about it! You have very ingeniously reproduced the 
Gerben Wierda-Jerome Laurens mechanism to change distributions on the Mac!

I think I might borrow your idea!

In case you haven't seen it ---and if you have half an hour to spend 
laughing---, see




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