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Aug
21
comment How to incorporate a TEXMF tree managed by distro's package manager when using TeX Live from upstream on a GNU/Linux system?
I edited the answer to use TEXMFDISTRO and added a comment concerning the !!. It is up to the user whether one wants to search only the ls-R or search the actual tree.
Aug
21
revised How to incorporate a TEXMF tree managed by distro's package manager when using TeX Live from upstream on a GNU/Linux system?
Change TEXMFDEBIAN to TEXMFDISTRO, and add comment concerning ls-R
Aug
21
comment Removing texmf/doc/ directories from old TeXlives
Since files in below the doc directory are not searched by kpathsea, all the files cannot contribute at all to the system. If they provide functionality, the files have to be copied somewhere else. But in TeX Live we try hard that something like this is not necessary.
Aug
20
answered Removing texmf/doc/ directories from old TeXlives
Aug
20
revised How to incorporate a TEXMF tree managed by distro's package manager when using TeX Live from upstream on a GNU/Linux system?
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Aug
20
answered How to incorporate a TEXMF tree managed by distro's package manager when using TeX Live from upstream on a GNU/Linux system?
Aug
10
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Jul
1
comment TeX Live Manager broken. How can I unbreak it or diagnose the problem?
Concerning the warning of "redundant argument", this is a bug in perl 5.22.0 and is already reported and acked by the perl devs. Just ignore, it is nothing serious.
Jun
7
comment Difference between luatex and lualatex binaries
@b4stien forgot: the design decision is simple: there is no fixed list of formats that can be built into the exe as cmd line options. The link mechanism allows to load arbitrary formats, the original author never heard of (like lollypop ;-)
Jun
7
comment Difference between luatex and lualatex binaries
@b4stien there is a command line way, but most users prefer the separate name. You can of course do pdftex '&latex' to get LaTeX format, but don't forget the quotes, etc.
Jun
7
comment Differences between texlive packages in Linux
@MaxNoe that is not true. Debian jessie ships with packages based on the tlnet repository of around december 2014, and relativy recent binaries. Why do you recommend that unconditionally? I as TeX Live maintainer and Debian Developr of TeX Live use the Debian TL packages daily. If you don't have updatitis or really need a critical new pkg or fix, the Debian packages are fine!
Jun
5
answered How to find texlive cygwin documentation
May
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May
2
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Apr
18
reviewed Approve Timed out compile unless I delete bibliography
Apr
9
answered Why does the ragged2e package screw up my emphasized text and headings?
Mar
25
answered Downloading every package with Tex live
Mar
21
comment tlmgr not working in Ubuntu 14.04
read the manual of tlmgr with man tlmgr or tlmgr --help and especially the section on user mode.
Mar
12
comment Strange behaviour of tlmgr update
@NVaughan hmm, would be nice if at least you could tell us which server it was so that we can verify its state if it is listed as proper CTAN mirror.
Mar
11
comment Strange behaviour of tlmgr update
@NVaughan any news here? Is it still reproducable?