[texhax] Putting tex on a Mac
barr at math.mcgill.ca
Thu Feb 2 15:25:25 CET 2012
I got the following email from a friend whom I am collaborating with. He
has been using tex from his office and it is apparently an older version,
or at least a not very complete. So he decided to install it on his Mac.
Here is his question:
I have downloaded Mac-tex from ctan –actually I have it
on an external hard drive because
it said it would take over 24 hours to download onto my mac in my office.
But it just sits there, I clicked
on it and it unzipped but nothing happened. Any suggestions? I think I
will join TUG and ask them.
While joining TUG is a nice idea (and he would get the tex-live disk) the
answers he needs are available free and I recommended he ask texhax, then
decided to post the question myself. I have never used a Mac myself and
have no idea how it does things.
An ostrich is more intelligent than the average congressman. The
ostrich does not bury its head in the sand.
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