[tex-live] So far.....expensive failure

Denis Bitouzé dbitouze at wanadoo.fr
Sat Feb 16 16:18:52 CET 2013

Le samedi 16/02/13 à 12h19,
Siep Kroonenberg <siepo at cybercomm.nl> a écrit :

> It is intended for students and staff when they use university
> computers. In general, laptops have wifi access to the internet but
> not to the local network.


> Many students do bring their laptops and make use of the fast
> university internet connection to install TL on their laptops, which
> wastes a lot of class time.

Do you mean they install TL from the CTAN mirror, not from your local

> I provide a separate installer just for the university add-ons, but
> I do not think it is used much, except by myself when some
> computer-shy staff member wants me to install LaTeX on their new
> laptop.


> For the next LaTeX introduction, I guess I better prepare some usb
> sticks with the tlnet installer and packages, to waste less time
> with lengthy internet installs.

Agree: I'll do the same :)


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