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How to download MacTeX 2011 now that MacTex 2012 is available

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Is there a way to download the older MacTeX-2011? I am transitioning to a new mac and would prefer to have both MacTeX2011 and the 2012 version available. I thought I was in luck when I found the the page: http://www.tug.org/mactex/2011, but sadly the link does not work and neither do the mirrors.

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TUG maintain an archive of historic material, which includes TeX Live versions and MacTeX images. Thus you should be OK to get set up for anything over the past few years.

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You could try downloading using BitTorrent. The MacTeX 2011 torrent file is still online.


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How to download MacTeX 2011 now that MacTex 2012 is available

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Is there a way to download the older MacTeX-2011? I am transitioning to a new mac and would prefer to have both MacTeX2011 and the 2012 version available. I thought I was in luck when I found the the page: http://www.tug.org/mactex/2011, but sadly the link does not work and neither do the mirrors.


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TUG maintain an archive of historic material, which includes TeX Live versions and MacTeX images. Thus you should be OK to get set up for anything over the past few years.

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Based in the dates, I don't think these included the updated packages for TeXLive2011. Perhaps those are available elsewhere. What I am after is TeXLive2011 with all the latest packages that were available with TeXLive2011. - Peter Grill Aug 3 '12 at 19:08

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