[texhax] Latex on Windows

Uwe Ziegenhagen ziegenhagen at gmail.com
Sat Jul 21 20:54:20 CEST 2012

2012/7/18 great guy <man961.great at gmail.com>

> I have been using Latex daily for several years.  Mostly using 'pdflatex'
> as part of cygwin on Windows.
> Today I tried to setup my machine at my new job to process some of the
> Latex documents I had written.  I found the old way I download Latex is no
> longer working.   I cannot find 'tetex' within cygwin so I downloaded
> TexLive.  After installing I write to compile my .tex file using 'pdflatex'
> and seems like it is not part of TexLive.
> I felt stuck since I rely on Latex for all my writings.
> Is there a page or link I should view to learn how to install Latex
> properly on cygwin?
> Thanks.
> Manny Ko
> --
> When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know
> peace.  Jimmi Hendrix
Do you have any specific reason to use LaTeX with Cygwin? TeX Live runs
great under Windows so IMHO there may be no reason to stick to Cygwin.


Uwe Ziegenhagen
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