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== What is Tex Live? ==
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== managing TexLive packages is a mess.  ==
Could someone please add a section, "What is TeXLive", along with a brief explanation, if possible? Thanks. [[User:Misfit138|Misfit138]] 14:19, 12 September 2008 (EDT)
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== Old teTeX note ==
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As with many other Linux distros, the local package manager tlmgr is broken due to wrong paths/permissions. The AUR ttlocalmgr is broken and orphean. I do think the whole install process of TexLive shall be rethink in order to use the tlmgr.pl script. It seems that installing TexLive from tug.org (not recommanded ) fixes the package manager issues. [[User:Gabx|Gabx]] ([[User talk:Gabx|talk]]) 15:32, 29 September 2013 (UTC)
I have removed the following note from the article because it is two years old.
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:''Since September 12, 2008, TeX Live packages have been available in [extra] for both architectures, hence replacing the obsolete [http://www.tug.org/tetex/ teTeX]. Packages for the 2009 release of TeX Live have been available since early September 2009 (thus before the official upstream release). By installing the packages {{Pkg|texlive-core}} and its dependency {{Pkg|texlive-bin}}, you will have a very solid and bleeding-edge typesetting system at your disposal!''
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~ [[User:Filam|Filam]] 20:46, 3 December 2011 (EST)
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== TeX Live Documentation lost? ==
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The packages texlive-most-doc and texlive-lang-doc don't seem to exist, at least they are not in the official repositories. Therefore, I think, the corresponding references should be removed. Also one should remark, that there is currently no documentation available for Tex Live in Arch, ''if this is the case''... --[[User:Ball|Ball]] 12:47, 22 March 2012 (EDT)
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Revision as of 15:32, 29 September 2013

managing TexLive packages is a mess.

As with many other Linux distros, the local package manager tlmgr is broken due to wrong paths/permissions. The AUR ttlocalmgr is broken and orphean. I do think the whole install process of TexLive shall be rethink in order to use the tlmgr.pl script. It seems that installing TexLive from tug.org (not recommanded ) fixes the package manager issues. Gabx (talk) 15:32, 29 September 2013 (UTC)