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TeX Live contrib repository (re)new(ed)

It is my pleasure to announce the renewal/rework/restart of the TeX Live contrib repository service. The repository is collecting packages that cannot enter TeX Live directly (mostly due to license reasons), but are free to distribute. The basic idea is to provide a repository mimicking Debian’s nonfree branch. The packages on this site are not distributed inside TeX Live proper […]

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TeX Live Manager News June 2015

has been released, and normal operation with daily updates has started. During the freeze time and afterwards I have made a few changes to the TeX Live Manager (tlmgr) that I want to highlight here. The main changes are better error and return code handling (which should be hardly visible for the users), and more more informative output of the […]

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tlmgr user mode

tlmgr user mode

Starting from tomorrow, tlpretest will contain an extension to the TeX Live Manager called User Mode. This one probably one of the most asked features in recent times, that one can use tlmgr to manage arbitrary texmf trees. Although there are still many things to be improved, the current status already allows users to install many packages, even without write […]

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Preparing for TeX Live 2013 release

As recently announced, TeX Live will soon be frozen in preparation for testing the release 2013. That of course means for me to think about what critical new features I want to get into the TeX Live Manager. Options there are enough, looking at my git branches I see support for: usermode: allow management of $TEXMFHOME (or any other local […]

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