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Directory systems/texlive/Images


Live ISO Images

This directory contains the ISO image for the official Live release; md5 and sha512 checksums are provided, and the sha checksum is GPG-signed. The generic names (texliveYYYY.iso and texlive.iso) are symlinks to the dated release .iso.

The Live web pages https://tug.org/texlive/ have information on:

and more.

For typical use, instead of dealing with this giant image, we recommend the small installer package(s) as described at https://tug.org/texlive/acquire-netinstall.html.

If you have problems with installation or running after installation, please check your environment variables: settings, including PATH, that end up referencing previously-installed systems ( Live or otherwise), can cause trouble, especially on Windows.

This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

texlive – A comprehensive distribution of and friends

A comprehensive system that you can install on your hard disk. It includes support for most Unix system architectures, including GNU/Linux and MacOS, and for Windows. The Mac distribution is an unchanged Live plus some Mac-specific software, but is distributed in a separate archive.

The , PDF(e), , Lua, and other engines are provided in the distribution, with several different running formats each; a wide range of support programs and macro packages is also included.

Beware: the download from CTAN is large (several GB); it comes in the form of an ISO image, and is available from CTAN mirrors through the `Sources' link below.

Other ways to acquire Live include network installation, tarballs, and mirroring.

Home pagehttps://tug.org/texlive/
Bug trackerhttps://lists.tug.org/tex-live
LicensesFree license not otherwise listed
MaintainerThe Live Team
See also Live source tree
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