[tex-live] TeXLive 7 with cygwin

Lars Madsen daleif@imf.au.dk
Wed, 31 Jul 2002 16:17:32 +0200 (METDST)

On Wed, 31 Jul 2002, Jeremy Gibbons wrote:

> > No, the real answer is to throw away cygwin, which is just a
> > nightmare.
> I'm beginning to appreciate that, but do you have a better
> solution? I don't think putting a "proper" OS on the laptop
> is an option - it's a new Sony, complete with onboard video
> camera etc, and I bet there aren't any linux drivers
> yet. Besides, the last two times I tried installing linux, I
> promised myself I'd never do it again on a recent machine. 
> However, I also don't want to dispense with the shell (I can
> run latex and close friends from within emacs, but what
> about metapost, makeindex, psnup, etc etc), and nor do I
> want to have to suffer under the MS command prompt.
> And of course it is extremely useful to have grep and the
> like available...
> Jeremy

have a try with the new SuSE 8 Linux system.

No prop. installing on my laptop (Mitac 7521p)

or tjek out some of the LUG's maybe they'll know something