[NTG-context] greek again

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Thu Jul 31 21:38:24 CEST 2008


On Saturday 26 July 2008 09:05:01 am Martin Schröder wrote:
> 2008/7/25 Charles P. Schaum <verbo.solo at sbcglobal.net>:
> > Well, I can only say this: My best experiences for "out of the
> > box" functionality are from Ubuntu. Like Debian, they have taken
> > TeXlive and broken it up into a number of packages to allow for
> > some installation
>
> Ahm - has Ubuntu done anything or are they just using the wonderful
> Debian packages?
>
> > I like FreeBSD, but its ports system does not seem to have the
> > same philosophy as TeXlive, or there are just too few working on
> > it there. I mean, if Debian can do it, why don't the clever
> > duckies just look at a few build scripts... So there you either
> > have to use the prebuilt FreeBSD binaries and install it yourself
> > or build it from source, which I rather like to do anyway. I
> > haven't tried on the other BSD's.
>
> OpenBSD has a very good TL port; AFAIK the other BSDs are catching
> up.
>
> Best
>    Martin
>
I use texlive on Slackware. It also allows you to pick and choose what 
you install. My files end up in
/usr/local/texlive/2007

Slackware has the tetex package  in the Slackware distro but I always 
eliminate that one.  It is quite obsolete. 



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