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From: Alan Tyree <alantyree@gmail.com>
To: "Alan E. Davis" <lngndvs@gmail.com>
Cc: Jack Kamm <jackkamm@gmail.com>, emacs-orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Publish to PDF on Linux: An impossible task?
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 10:45:38 +1100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAGMsgMwze03bjJ6TPDk-R7+OVP7PM1LK8UenaLai9f-n0Jy+sg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAF-1L2QWxVMAh=M4GgrY4gGtVimaqubyr3gzKJSZ+kzjFMEVfQ@mail.gmail.com>

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I don't know if this helps, but I am running Manjaro, using the repository
packages and have no problem with export. The installed texlive packages


I have no problems with either org export or any pandoc conversions.


On Tue, 12 Nov 2019 at 07:26, Alan E. Davis <lngndvs@gmail.com> wrote:

> Arch linux has a package, aside from any arch directly installed
> individualized texlive packages, that just installs the texlive network
> install script, and directs the user to run the script that is located in
> /opt .
> This piece of magic is "texlive-installer",   available in the Arch Users
> Repository (AUR), makes it easier to use texlive from upstream sources, by
> doing the necessary work of handling dependencies.   Debian based distros
> require to install a dummy package to accomplish this, and some kind of
> tweaking may be necessary on other distros.  Once AUR is set up, I have run
> "yay -S texlive-installer" or one may use other AUR helpers.   I think it's
> not possible to install this with pacman.
> As far as this problem of the OP, I cannot help.
> Alan Davis
> On Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 12:13 PM Jack Kamm <jackkamm@gmail.com> wrote:
>> John Hendy <jw.hendy@gmail.com> writes:
>> > By "LaTeX" I mean "that which is necessary to have a functioning latex
>> > system." If by lower-level you mean the ecosystem itself vs. compiling
>> > errors, completely agree. Clearly some core components are missing.
>> > For example, the texmf.cnf file is provided by the arch package
>> > texlive-core (assuming a package was used), so that's potentially not
>> > even installed.
>> > - https://www.archlinux.org/packages/extra/any/texlive-core/
>> I would also suggest referring to
>> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/TeX_Live#Installation for the
>> packages to install on Arch. I myself am using Archlinux-packaged TeX
>> Live without any issues. I believe I installed "texlive-most",
>> "texlive-lang", and "biber", which are the 3 main packages/groups
>> recommended by the wiki.
> --
> [Fill in the blanks]
> The use of corrupt manipulations and blatant rhetorical ploys ...---
> outright lying, flagwaving, personal attacks, setting up phony
> alternatives, misdirection, jargon-mongering, evading key issues, feigning
> disinterested objectivity, willful misunderstanding of other points of
> view---suggests that ... lacks both credibility and evidence.
>              ---- Edward Tufte (in context of making presentations)

Alan L Tyree                    http://www2.austlii.edu.au/~alan

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  reply	other threads:[~2019-11-11 23:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-11-11  0:00 Publish to PDF on Linux: An impossible task? Nathan Neff
2019-11-11  0:19 ` Marcin Borkowski
2019-11-11  0:25 ` John Hendy
2019-11-11  0:40   ` Marcin Borkowski
2019-11-11  0:54     ` John Hendy
2019-11-11 20:12       ` Jack Kamm
2019-11-11 20:24         ` Alan E. Davis
2019-11-11 23:45           ` Alan Tyree [this message]
2019-11-11  0:56     ` Tim Cross
2019-11-11  1:52       ` Samuel Wales
2019-11-11  8:36 ` Diego Zamboni

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