[texhax] Installing TeX Live 2010 on Ubuntu 10.10

Jim Diamond Jim.Diamond at acadiau.ca
Sat Apr 16 00:02:38 CEST 2011

On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 23:56 (+0200), Martin Schröder wrote:

> 2011/4/15 Sebastian Lange <sebjlan at brnet.dk>:
>> How are you supposed to install TeX Live without running the command 'sudo
>> ./install-tl'?

> Set the installdir to a dir you can write to, e.g. ~/texlive

Alternatively, create the directory as root and chown it to yourself:

sudo mkdir /usr/local/texlive
sudo chown $USER /usr/local/texlive

If you like that idea, you might also like the idea of actually
installing TL2010 to /usr/local/texlive/2010 and creating a symlink
	cd /usr/local/texlive
	ln -s 2010 current
Then you can put /usr/local/texlive/current in your PATH, and when
TL2011 comes out, you install it to /usr/local/texlive/2011 and change
the symlink when you have TL2011 all ready to go.


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