[texhax] Help me to install TEXLIVE2007 Thanks

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Sat Jan 19 10:06:07 CET 2008

Dear Mr Nguyen,

I'm forwarding this to TUG Support, as you replied only to me and I  
really can't help you, because, as I said, neither could I install  
TeXLive on Windows.



On  19 Jan, 2008, at 01:36, Nguyen,Tho Truong wrote:

> i mean sometimes i run miktex2.7 and sometimes i run texlive2007..
> but it doesnt work with laptop with texlive2007.
> my other desktop running windows vista and mitex 2.7 it works and  
> somehow it doesnt work with my laptop
> could anyone there can help me this
> appreciate it so i want it to fix..
> i follow the instruction how to force it install
> when it comes up to a screen... i click search from ADDING  
> PACKAGE.. doesnt show anything schemes for me to isntall
> please lets me know
> thanks
> frankie
> From: Axel E. Retif [mailto:axel.retif at mac.com]
> Sent: Fri 1/18/2008 2:33 AM
> To: Nguyen,Tho Truong
> Cc: support at tug.org
> Subject: Re: [texhax] Help me to install TEXLIVE2007 Thanks
> On  17 Jan, 2008, at 21:22, Nguyen,Tho Truong wrote:
> > hey
> > how are you doing?
> > I am trying to install TexLive 2007 and somehow it doesnt
> > work..wont lets me install TEXLIVE.. Lets' me install MIKTEX
> > Could you lets me know how to install and get TEXLIVE 2007 To work?
> I don't use Windows as my working platform (I use Mac OS), but I have
> Windows in a virtual machine, and my experience has been the same ---
> I installed MikTeX without any problem (first, MikTeX 2.5; yesterday,
> MikTeX 2.7), but I couldn't get a working installation of TeXLive.
> It's been quite easy on Linux and Mac, but not on Windows.
> Now ---if you have succeeded installing MikTeX, why do you want to
> install TeXLive? For what I see, MikTeX is a very complete
> distribution, and, for example, TeXLive 2007 comes with XeTeX 0.996,
> whereas MikTeX 2.7 has already XeTeX 0.997 (the latest version from
> CVS).
> Best,
> Axel

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