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Is there a package manager that works directly with CTAN (or local TDS structures)?

Almost out of sheer frustration, I'm on the verge of writing a Python script that will automate the install of both local TDS packages and those retrieved automatically from CTAN, without regard to ...
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How best to run LaTeX on a system with few resources

I've been running LaTeX for about a decade on my Macs and I've picked up a Dell Chromebook for travelling (to install Linux via Crouton). Pretty much the only reason to do this over a tablet is that I ...
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Comparison of available TeX distribution tools

By any chance, is there any place or page for the comparison of the available distribution tools? For me, at this point of time, I only 3 TeX tools. They are 1) LaTeX 2) MiKTeX 3) TeX Live Are there ...
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ftp tug org tarballs and snapshots

1. On tug.org FTP (ftp://tug.org/texlive/historic/2014/) there are four tar.xz: *-bin.tar.xz (precompilled bins for many platforms) *-sources.tar.xz (sources for making bins) *-devsources....
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Updating w32tex

Is there any way to update w32tex? I found that the question on updating TeX distribution has already been posted How do I update my TeX distribution?, but there is no answer regarding w32tex. Thank ...
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Gaussian/Normal plots from a data distribution in scientific notation

I am new to Tex and trying to plot a gaussian distribution from a set of values. I have the following set of values and would like to plot a normal distribution for them. 2.9954E-09 3.1314E-09 3....