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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.

Li­censeThe Project Public Li­cense
Copy­right2012 Rolf Niepraschk, Her­bert Voß
Main­tainerRolf Niepraschk
Her­bert Voß
Topics com­po­nents (or sup­port) of dis­tri­bu­tion

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