[tex-live] tikz in zenwalk

Santo D'Agostino sdagostino at brocku.ca
Mon Dec 20 17:26:01 CET 2010

Thanks very much, Zdenek!

All the best,

Quoting Zdenek Wagner <zdenek.wagner at gmail.com>:

> 2010/12/18 Santo D'Agostino <sdagostino at brocku.ca>:
>> Hello,
>> I am trying to get my latex up and running in a newly installed zenwalk
>> linux box. However, apparently tikz cannot be installed automatically by the
>> zenwalk package manager (netpkg), and so I have to do it by hand. However, I
>> am relatively new to linux, and am having difficulty doing this.
> You should first complain in a zenwalk discussion list.
>> I am running tetex on zenwalk. Should I persevere, or should I switch to
>> texlive, or should I just ditch the whole operating system and start again
>> with something like ubuntu, which I hear is a little easier to use for linux
>> newbies?
> Yes, TeX Live is a usable way. It installs everything by its own
> packaging manager to a separate directory tree. You just have to add
> the directory of the TL binaries to the BEGINNING of your PATH. I have
> seen too many conflicts between teTeX and TeX Live, putting TeX Live
> to the beginning of PATH is a remedy.
>> Thanks,
>> Santo
>> Santo D'Agostino
>> Mathematics Department
>> Brock University
> --
> Zdeněk Wagner
> http://hroch486.icpf.cas.cz/wagner/
> http://icebearsoft.euweb.cz

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