[XeTeX] Hyphenating Tamil

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Sat Jun 26 17:28:23 CEST 2010

On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 08:46:38PM +0530, R (Chandra) Chandrasekhar wrote:
> On Saturday 26 June 2010 07:15 PM, Shrisha Rao wrote:
> >Ubuntu has been well-known to include an out-of-date TeX Live (I
> >think 2007!) with many long-resolved issues.  It is also problematic
> >to install TeX Live or some parts of it separately if one has already
> >installed the TeX packages made available by the distro, as all sorts
> >of things break (or will suddenly break when there is some package
> >update).  The tlmgr utility also conflicts with the distro's own
> >package update feature so is typically unavailable.
> On K/Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) I can trivially install via gui or
> command line texlive packages currently bearing version number
> 2009-7ubuntu3.
> FWIW, maintaining two separate TeXLive distributions, one from the
> K/Ubuntu packages and another from the CTAN TeXLive repository is
> likely to be problem prone. After installing the K/Ubuntu packages,
> one simply updates and upgrades them with apt-get rather than
> running tlmgr.

I do maintain 4 TeX distributions; texlive from Ubuntu (though I rarely
use that), texlive 2009/2010 from tug and ConTeXt minimals. It is a
matter of setting PATH properly to activate the distribution I want to

 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer

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