Install texlive 2012/2013 on Ubuntu 12.04

By | December 18, 2013

From repository

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:texlive-backports/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

Manually installation

  1. follow instruction on http://www.tug.org/texlive/quickinstall.html
  2. if you download iso file, mount the file first, then run ./install-tl --location iso_path
  3. you may need to install perl-tk inorder to run the GUI installer ./install-tl -gui
  4. if you are using texmaker, you need to change the “ADD to PATH” to “path_to_your_installation:$PATH”

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