[texhax] TeX Collection won't install on Mac OS 10.7.4
Chris.Skeels at unimelb.edu.au
Fri Aug 24 22:38:56 CEST 2012
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On 25/08/12 5:42 AM, "Schneider, Thomas (NIH/NCI) [E]"
<schneidt at mail.nih.gov> wrote:
>I installed the TeX Collection 2012 from the DVD on my Mac OS X 10.6.8
>at home without any problem and it runs fine.
>Now I'd like to install it on my new Mac OS 10.7.4 at work.
>Here's what happens:
>I put the DVD in the drive and close the door with the key. The drive
>appears on the desk top. I double click on it. It opens to show 16
>files and directories. I double click on the mactex directory. It
>opens and shows 9 objects. I double click on MacTeX-2012-DVD.pkg and
>a window pops up "Install MacTeX-2012-DVD".
>Immediately a notification with a yellow triangle and a '!' slides
>down from the top of the window. The message is:
> Install DVD Missing
> The TUG TeX Collection DVD must be mounted to
> install TeX
>On clicking on Close (the only option) the Install window closes and
>I'm unable to install.
>I've taken the DVD out and repeated this process (in case the DVD was
>set into the drive wrong somehow). It always gives the above message.
>The package is at:
>To see if my drive is ok, I tried last year's TeX Collection 2012 DVD.
>It stepped through the process just fine but I stopped just before
>installing since I already have it installed.
>Maybe the DVD itself is bad?
>all open just fine.
>Obviously I could install from the internet, but first maybe someone
>knows what's happening?
> Thomas D. Schneider, Ph.D.
> Senior Investigator
> National Institutes of Health
> National Cancer Institute
> Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research
> Gene Regulation and Chromosome Biology Laboratory
> Molecular Information Theory Group
> Frederick, Maryland 21702-1201
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