[tex-live] The suggestions (from tex-d-l) (Re: Comment on Re: TeXLive-CD/DVD (Installation))

Staszek Wawrykiewicz staw at gust.org.pl
Wed May 23 15:53:59 CEST 2007

On Wed, 23 May 2007, Oliver Bandel wrote:

> > but I think the point is that installing from DVD should be a
> > last resource. Better to do a net install using Debian
> > packages, or a Subversion checkout if you're a source person.
> What's about other Linux-distributions?
> No way without the DVD?
> Or installing the last teTeX-distri?

Yes, there's a way: use TeX Live 2007 CD ROM (not DVD), available also
on CTAN. The installation uses .zip files instead of copying thousands
individual files. You can try also the GUI installer: 

Staszek Wawrykiewicz
StaW at gust.org.pl

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