[texhax] TeXLive2008 for Kubuntu

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Fri Apr 3 16:56:37 CEST 2009

bill lam wrote:
> Hello, I know very little about latex and try to learn more now.  Please
> correct me if I'm wrong.
> On Wed, 01 Apr 2009, Lars Madsen wrote:
>>> I asked the original poster to translate it into english.
> I am waiting for that translation.
>> Now this user would like to use the TeXMaker editor, but ubuntu also 
>> want to install LaTeX in order for you to install TeXMaker, which might 
>> increase the download to several hundred Mb, that does not make sense.
> In debian you can tell apt not to install automatically recommended or
> suggested dependencies by adding lines to apt.conf 
> $sudo -e /etc/apt/apt.conf
> // Disable Recommended and suggested packages
> APT::Install-Recommends "0";
> APT::Install-Suggests "0";
> Then texmaker will be installed without texlive from repository.  That
> should also applied to ubuntu too.
that was nice to know

you should be able to figure out what to do from my danish page, by 
looking at the code sniplets (those with blue background) and the pictures.



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