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I have several computers and I don't want to replicate the installation.

Is it possible to install MikTeX (for instance) on a shared drive and call the binary file from any computer to compile the LaTeX code?

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Would MiKTeX portable work? miktex.org/portable/about –  cmhughes Aug 4 '11 at 3:12
    
looks very good! will try it today. Thanks –  RockScience Aug 4 '11 at 4:29
    
Welcome to TeX.sx! You don't have to sign with your name since it automatically appears in the lower right corner of your post. –  Andrey Vihrov Aug 4 '11 at 6:47
    
It would be good to know what operating system do the computers run. –  Andrey Vihrov Aug 4 '11 at 6:48

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I'm not sure how easy it is with MiKTeX (you could try the portable version as suggested in one of the comments) but TeX Live installation to a network drive is a popular solution to share TeX between different PCs, even with different operating systems. There are even convenience scripts (w32cilent) to help integrate such installations into client systems (Windows only), as suggested in this answer.

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We dumped MiKTeX for TeX Live some years ago (2007?) for exactly this reason. The current release may be better, but I've had no reason to experiment. –  Mike Renfro Aug 4 '11 at 11:31

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