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Re: Installing TeX Live and a couple of suggestions


On 03/06/13 01:06, Kevin Godby wrote:
Hello, Steve.

On Sun, Jun 2, 2013 at 1:49 PM, Yorvyk <yorvik.ubunto@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Is the information here
http://ubuntu-manual.org/getinvolved/authors#install-texlive still valid
or can I install from the repos. I'm using 12.04

I'd suggest installing TeX Live from upstream still.  I had hopes that
the newer Ubuntu texlive packages would work for our manual, but we
still hit some minor snags. So it's easiest to just install from
upstream. Then you know you have the latest versions of the TeX Live

I thought this was the case, but it always pays to check.

I would suggest this line needs change to a current version as it makes
the page look rather dated:-
"Note: These instructions assume that you are using Ubuntu 9.04 or later."

Good call. I'd hope by this point that contributors to our project are
using a more modern version of Ubuntu!  I've removed that note.

Between these two lines I would add, $ mkdir ~/Projects

1. Create a new directory in your home folder called Projects.
2. Change into that directory in a terminal window:

I've done that now, too.

New pair of eyes :)



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