TeX Live 2021 and FreeBSD 13.0

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at bitmuis.nl
Wed Jan 26 20:45:11 CET 2022

On Tue, Jan 25, 2022 at 03:43:39PM -0700, Karl Berry wrote:
> Re GNU/Linux installation. For some people, the simplest is the previous
> suggestion to install the distro packages.
> For others, the preference is for our "native" TeX Live. In the first
> line, either curl or wget or a regular browser can be used to download
> the installer, of course.
> curl https://mirror.ctan.org/systems/texlive/tlnet/install-tl.zip
> unzip -q install-tl.zip
> cd install-tl-*
> perl install-tl
> <plenty of intro text, just ignore it>
> ..
> Enter command: i
> <will take a while, but eventually ... done>

Nowadays, users expect a prominent Download button, either to the
actual download or to a simple Download page. As it stands, the
quickinstall page requires a bit of close reading, which is not

Siep Kroonenberg

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