[texhax] latex2e usage.

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Sat Jan 22 04:38:38 CET 2011

On  21 Jan, 2011, at 21:06, Beverley Eyre wrote:

> On 01/21/2011 01:17 PM, Axel E. Retif wrote:
>> On  21 Jan, 2011, at 04:33, Beverley Eyre wrote:
>>> I think he didn't run texhash after the install.
>> Maybe, but it seems to me that wouldn't explain why running `` sudo latex file.tex '' does work, as he later said in another email.
> Ah, I missed that one.
> I personally use linux,

Me too (Ubuntu), mainly; but I still use Mac OS, and keep both OSs distros up to date.

> but I've installed TeXLive on a few Mac OS X systems in both the Mac way and the *nix way (I didn't want to install MacTeX because it seemed limited compared to the full TeXLive distribution.)

Not at all! MacTeX is the *whole* TeXLive *plus* some additions (like TeXShop, TeXworks, TeX Live Utility, etc.), and you don't have to worry about permissions, umask, etc., as long as your system is reasonably stable to start with.



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