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eitl – Easy install of Live

The script allows the easy install of a current Live version over the net. It is tested with the current Linux versions of OpenSUSE and Ubuntu. The script:

  • looks for a fast server
  • downloads the install script
  • deletes an existing Live version from Ubuntu (deb) or openSUSE (rpm)
  • extracts and runs the install script
  • installs a complete up-to-date Live from tug.org
  • installs the non free fonts from tug.org which are not part of Live, like arial, Luxi mono, etc.
  • installs the GUIs maker and works
  • creates files zzz-texlive.sh/csh for /etc/profile.d/

If no directory is specified, Live will be installed in the home directory ~/texlive. For another directory, run the script with the directory name; e.g.:

./eitl.sh /usr/local/texlive

for some actions the script needs to be root. In such cases it asks for the root password.

LicensesThe Project Public License
Copyright2012 Rolf Niepraschk, Herbert Voß
MaintainerRolf Niepraschk
Herbert Voß
TopicsInstall management

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