texlive 2019 install

Paul A. Rubin parubin73 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 12 18:14:21 UTC 2019

On 10/12/19 1:37 PM, Steve Litt wrote:
> Hi Ehud,
> Your TexLive installation problems in Linux might be distro-related. I
> use Void Linux,  and it installs easy as a Void package. My only
> problem is once a year, a new year is added to the /opt/texlive tree,
> and I need to use tlmgr to update or install a bunch of things. It's
> about a 5 hour process, once a year.
> StveT
> On Sat, 12 Oct 2019 11:46:41 -0400
> UD Kap <ehud.kaplan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> In the few times I had to install TexLive in Linux, it was always a
>> nightmare (paths, privileges, dependencies..), especially to get an
>> installation in which tlmgr was working.  It is frustrating that such
>> an important piece of software doesn't have a smooth installation
>> method. I realize that they want to have a system which can be
>> updated without the linux package manager, but there ought to be some
>> better way.
>> E.Kaplan
It's pretty painless in Linux Mint (and, presumably, Ubuntu).


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