[tex-live] TeX Live 2011 release available

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Fri Jul 22 20:03:58 CEST 2011

On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 7:07 PM, Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> wrote:
> We've gone ahead with the network release of TeX Live 2011 (as some
> people have already noticed :).  It is now or will be soon available
> from CTAN sites (http://mirror.ctan.org/systems/texlive).  As with last
> year, we recommend doing a network install in one way or another instead
> of downloading the large (2+gb) .iso -- see
> http://tug.org/texlive/acquire.html for a discussion of the various
> alternatives.
> Package updates will restart in another day or two.
> If anyone notices stale or missing information on the TL web pages, or
> problems with the release, please report as usual.

It would be helpful if not only size of the download but the final
size of installation and the required free space on the partition was
mentioned (roughly). Today installation  on x86_64-linux failed first
and only after around 5GB was provided it was successful (final is
around 3GB)

> MacTeX 2011 (http://tug.org/mactex) and proTeXt 3.0 for 2011
> (http://tug.org/protext) have also been released and are available from
> The TeX Collection DVD with all the above will be released as soon as
> possible; hopefully, it will go out in August.
> Happy TeXing,
> Karl
> P.S. RobinF, can you resend this announcement to ctan-ann, please?

Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

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