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by pryan
Thu Sep 08, 2016 6:58 pm
Forum: TeX Live and MacTeX
Topic: Issues installing TeX Live: Unpacking Topic is solved
Replies: 6
Views: 8995

Re: Issues installing TeX Live: Unpacking Topic is solved

Just circling back ... I have succeeded in installing TeX Live ... as it turns out a better internet connection was necessary.

Onward and upward.
by pryan
Thu Aug 18, 2016 6:48 pm
Forum: TeX Live and MacTeX
Topic: Issues installing TeX Live: Unpacking Topic is solved
Replies: 6
Views: 8995

Re: Issues installing TeX Live: Unpacking Topic is solved

As mentioned on the "New Members" forum, I kicked off this install on an Ubuntu box. It did get further than the other attempts but unfortunately did get interrupted, this time after 647/3286 packages. The error is below. I was expecting, once re-starting the install, that it would pick up...
by pryan
Thu Aug 18, 2016 6:06 pm
Forum: New Members
Topic: Greetings from Nova Scotia, Canada
Replies: 4
Views: 1973

Re: Greetings from Nova Scotia, Canada

Thanks for you replies ... I spun up an Ubuntu VM just this morning and am in the process of installing on TeX Live. It is still just crawling along but it has gotten further than I have before (currently installing 570/3286 packages).

Will update with its progress later.

Paul
by pryan
Wed Aug 17, 2016 3:30 pm
Forum: New Members
Topic: Greetings from Nova Scotia, Canada
Replies: 4
Views: 1973

Greetings from Nova Scotia, Canada

Hi folks, I am a new member to the community and am wondering how frequent folks participate on this forum? Some of the posts are quite dated. I posted a topic in the TeX Live category as I'm having issues with the "unpacking". Just wondering if I can expect anyone to respond soon, or if i...
by pryan
Wed Aug 17, 2016 2:43 pm
Forum: TeX Live and MacTeX
Topic: Issues installing TeX Live: Unpacking Topic is solved
Replies: 6
Views: 8995

Re: Issues installing TeX Live: Unpacking Topic is solved

Furthermore, the error message that is displayed is attached ...

I did attempt an "unpack" last evening with a better connection but ran into the same slowness.

Any ideas? Anyone? :-)

Thanks
Paul
by pryan
Tue Aug 16, 2016 7:02 pm
Forum: TeX Live and MacTeX
Topic: Issues installing TeX Live: Unpacking Topic is solved
Replies: 6
Views: 8995

Issues installing TeX Live: Unpacking Topic is solved

Good day folks, OS: Windows 7 I downloaded TeX Live from the https://www.tug.org/texlive/acquire-netinstall.html page and proceeded to run the install-tl-windows.exe script. It is painfully slow, so much so, it never finishes and usually errors with the attached error. Is this due to a slow internet...

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