texlive: A comprehensive TeX system#


TeX Live is an easy way to get up and running with the TeX document production system. It provides a comprehensive TeX system with binaries for most flavors of Unix, including GNU/Linux, and also Windows. It includes all the major TeX-related programs, macro packages, and fonts that are free software, including support for many languages around the world.

This package installs all texlive packages required to build Sage. If necessary, texlive itself is installed.


Various FSF-approved free software licenses. See https://www.tug.org/texlive/copying.html for details.

Upstream Contact#

Home page: https://www.tug.org/texlive


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Special Update/Build Instructions#

This package requires internet access to download texlive packages for the TeX mirrors.




Version Information#

Equivalent System Packages#

$ apk add texlive
$ sudo pacman -S texlive-core texlive-latexextra texlive-langjapanese \
$ apt-cyg install texlive
$ sudo apt-get install texlive-latex-extra texlive-xetex latexmk dvipng \
      tex-gyre texlive-fonts-recommended texlive-lang-cyrillic \
      texlive-lang-english texlive-lang-european texlive-lang-french \
      texlive-lang-german texlive-lang-italian texlive-lang-japanese \
      texlive-lang-polish texlive-lang-portuguese texlive-lang-spanish
$ sudo yum install latexmk texlive texlive-collection-latexextra \
      texlive-collection-langcyrillic texlive-collection-langeuropean \
      texlive-collection-langfrench texlive-collection-langgerman \
      texlive-collection-langitalian texlive-collection-langjapanese \
      texlive-collection-langpolish texlive-collection-langportuguese \
$ sudo emerge dev-tex/latexmk app-text/texlive app-text/dvipng \
      dev-texlive/texlive-langcjk dev-texlive/texlive-langcyrillic \
      dev-texlive/texlive-langenglish dev-texlive/texlive-langeuropean \
      dev-texlive/texlive-langfrench dev-texlive/texlive-langgerman \
      dev-texlive/texlive-langitalian dev-texlive/texlive-langjapanese \
      dev-texlive/texlive-langportuguese \
      dev-texlive/texlive-langspanish dev-texlive/texlive-latexextra \
      dev-texlive/texlive-latexrecommended \
$ sudo port install texlive
$ sudo zypper install texlive
$ sudo slackpkg install texlive
$ sudo xbps-install texlive

See https://repology.org/project/texlive/versions

If the system package is installed, ./configure will check if it can be used.