Tex Live Installation

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at bitmuis.nl
Tue May 5 20:29:34 CEST 2020

On Tue, May 05, 2020 at 10:57:02AM -0300, Jeremías Aliquó wrote:
> Dear Tex Live,
> I am a non-technical user of LaTeX, I use it on my computer under Ubuntu
> (now under 20.04).
> I am convinced that LaTeX is a very powerful tool when composing texts. I do
> not doubt that it is so and that every good writer will understand it that
> way.
> For the same reason of being a non-technical user, I have big problems when
> installing Tex Live. All the help I find seems to be written for a user
> experienced in the use of Linux and all of us who are not experts are a bit
> relegated.
> The reason for this email is simply to express the point of view of a user
> who understands the power of the tool but who, at the time of its
> installation, sees complications that are difficult to avoid, if he is not
> an expert user.
> When everything works correctly, the "Tex Live Guide" is a good help, but
> when there are doubts or something does not work, it is difficult to find
> help, at the level of a non-expert user.
> Thanks for reading my email and thanks for developing Tex Live

If you consider yourself a non-technical user, you may be better off
installing the texlive package from the Ubuntu repositories.

Siep Kroonenberg

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