I've been a user of Textures since about 1987. I actually used it to prepare my dissertation for a Ph.D. I've continually updated it since and sorry to see it disappear from the scene TEX scene. I ...
A few weeks ago, the Bluesky website vanished. I have been unable to find any recent traces on the Internet of either Gordon Lee, who seems to have been the only person left at Bluesky (or, at any ...
I want to install only the LaTeX compiler because I don't care about the additional software that comes with MacTeX. I'm going to use Latexian for creating .tex documents. Is this option possible?
I'm on an SSD and space is an issue. The MacTeX distribution is over 2GB. BasicTeX seems to be too limiting to be useful to me, unfortunately.
I ask because I have traditionally used TeTeX, which is perpetually included with Slackware Linux. However, I downloaded the source code for TeTeX, and it appears to be a bit tricky to build on Mac OS ...
Which LaTeX installation would you recommend using on OSX? Ideally I'd want the installation to contain as many packages as possible as I'll be using my Macbook offline mostly.