[XeTeX] Hyphenating Tamil

Shrisha Rao shrao at nyx.net
Sat Jun 26 16:23:39 CEST 2010

El jun 26, 2010, a las 7:44 p.m., Khaled Hosny escribió:

> On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 07:15:02PM +0530, Shrisha Rao wrote:

>> The best things to do would be to switch from Ubuntu to another distro that has TeX Live 2009 (sorry, I cannot tell you which one), or else to not install the TeX packages from the distro's manager but to install and maintain TeX Live separately.
> As some one who have been using Ubuntu and texlive for several years now,
> I can safely say you are exaggerating too much here. One can easily install
> texlive from tug on Ubuntu like any other Unix(-like) system, nothing special
> here. Please refer to texlive documentation for installation instructions.

That was the second option I mentioned, to install TeX Live directly.  I don't think my comments about the difficulties of making do with Ubuntu's own bundled circa-2007 TeX packages were too far off the mark.

> And, IIRC, there is a PPA for texlive 2009.

This I did not know, though it is perhaps a less satisfactory solution than having a proper TeX Live available through the distro itself.


Shrisha Rao

> Khaled

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