[tex-live] Installing latest TeX Live on Ubuntu

George N. White III gnwiii at gmail.com
Mon Feb 27 04:07:28 CET 2012

On 2/26/12, George N. White III <gnwiii at gmail.com> wrote:

> The important thing to know about official CRAN TeXLive is that it is
> completely self-contained under on top-level directory.  It does not
> mess with your system.   If you put the CRAN TeXlive bin directory
> at the front of your PATH you will get CRAN TeXLive programs, but
> if you remove the entry the corresponding distro programs will work
> normally.  A minor quibble with this is that in practice it is sometimes
> necessary to add the CRAN TeXLive fonts to your font configuration
> so they are available to pdf viewers and drawing packages.

Oops -- CRAN shold have been CTAN

George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia

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