[tex-live] installing texlive

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Sun Mar 25 19:07:51 CEST 2012

2012/3/25 Hrushikesh Mhaskar <hmhaska at gmail.com>:
> I am trying to install texlive on my laptop running on windows 7. I
> could not use the file install-tl, but could use the advanced version.

This is a problem of Windows 7.

> However, it does not find several of the packages which I routinely
> use ; beamerthemesplit.sty being one of them. How can I configure the
> texlive/texmaker combination so that it will find whatever packages
> are needed, and install them automatically?
It seems that this package was removed for some reason, I do not have
it although I have installed scheme-full on Linux.

> When I installed texlive on my desktop running windows vista, I could
> run both install-tl and the advanced version, and found the folder
> containing beamerthemesplit.sty automatically there. I copied the
> folder to laptop, but that does not work.
If it is in the correct place, you have to run mktexlsr in order to
rebuild the filename database.

> I am not computer savvy, so it is hard to understand the discussions
> on the blog. I will appreciate step by step instructions. If you wish
> to call me, my number is 626-914-7002.
> Thank you very much. With best regards, Hrushikesh

Zdeněk Wagner

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