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

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Fri May 21 18:26:40 CEST 2010

2010/5/21 Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard <mpg at elzevir.fr>:
> 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.
On Linux it might be sufficient to (sym)link TL's texmf.cnf to the
directory where Evince expects it.

>> 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.
> Manuel.

Zdeněk Wagner

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