[texhax] Installing Tex Live

Enrico Schumann es at enricoschumann.net
Thu Jan 12 18:20:18 CET 2017

On Thu, 12 Jan 2017, Thanasis Housiadas writes:

> Hello my name is Thanasis. I send you an email because I cannot figure out
> how to install Tex Live in Ubuntu (xenial). I use MikTex in Windows 10 and
> I am new in a Unix environment. I have seen the site but there are vast
> information.
> Firstly, I have downloaded the install-tl-unx.tar.gz.  I continued and read
> the site Quick Install but I did not understand a lot. How can I proceed?
> Thank you very much,
> Thanasis Housiadas

Hi Thanasis,

the easiest way should be to use Ubuntu's Software
Centre. Just search for "texlive" or "texlive-full" (the
latter gives you a complete TeX Live distribution). See also
https://www.tug.org/texlive/debian.html, under "Installing
the Debian/Ubuntu packages".

kind regards

Enrico Schumann
Lucerne, Switzerland

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