[tex-live] Install on a network (Samba server and Windows desktops)

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Fri May 21 17:55:50 CEST 2010

Le 21/05/2010 17:19, Denis Bitouzé a écrit :
> Le mardi 18/05/10 à 14h16,
> Denis Bitouzé <dbitouze at wanadoo.fr> a écrit :
>> We'll have a try this afternoon and I'll let you know if we managed...
> Almost everything went very smoothly!
> The last remaining trouble is that I do use Evince as a .dvi, .ps
> and .pdf viewer either on Linux and Windows boxes. And, trying to view
> the .dvi file fails as Evince is looking for the texmf.cnf file in his
> subdirectories. But I will investigate this a bit more...
It's a problem also on Linux when you get Evince from your Linux distro and TeX
Live not from the distro, IIRC. If you manage to solve it, I'm curious to know
the solution.

> Just for my personal information: when a .tex file on a Window box is
> compiled with the Windows binary system (that is on the Linux server,
> but shared with the Windows boxes), where does this compilation arise?
The tex (or pdftex, etc) processus is executed on the windows box.


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