[tex-live] So far.....expensive failure

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Wed Feb 13 20:18:25 CET 2013

martin reynolds wrote:

> I recently downloaded Texlive 2012-20120701; a huge 2.2GB file. When I
> double-clicked on the icon it wanted to burn a CD. I searched around on
> the internet and MagicISO was recommended. This I bought for £24.98. I
> just can't figure out how this is supposed to work. When I tried to open
> ReadMe on html I got a screen which said the information wasn't
> available. Since then I have tried to open .pm files with EditPlus 3.
> Everything seems to be working as it should. How on earth do I get to a
> situation where I can use Texlive?

One option, if you have Windows Virtual PC, is to associate the ISO
file with the virtual CD drive and then install TeX Live in a VM.

Philip Taylor

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