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Old 04-07-2011, 07:57 AM
Sven Hoexter
 
Default Installing LaTeX (or any other software) without documentation

On Thu, Apr 07, 2011 at 09:42:31AM +0200, bars0 bars0 wrote:

> I need to install LaTeX in my machine, but without documentation.
> Documentation packages are really big and I have limited download per day so
> I need only programs.
> How can I achieve this via aptitude or apt-get?

For apt-get '--no-install-recommends' can help you a bit. See man 8 apt-get.

Sven
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Old 04-07-2011, 08:06 AM
Johan Grönqvist
 
Default Installing LaTeX (or any other software) without documentation

2011-04-07 09:42, bars0 bars0 skrev:

I need to install LaTeX in my machine, but without documentation.
How can I achieve this via aptitude or apt-get?



I prefer the gui-like interface to aptitude (started with "aptitude"),
where I can review and alter the proposed package selection. In your
case you would get a list of packages that aptitude will want to install
(all that are recommended by the packages you select) and you can
manually select which ones you want.


(The keybindings are unintuitive for me, so I recommend opening the help
by typing a "?", and having some patience in the beginning. The workflow
is to find the packages you want, mark them for installation with "+",
preview actions with "g", alter the actions by unmarking packages with
"-", and then confirming with "g" again.)


Hope it helps

Johan


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Old 04-07-2011, 09:51 AM
bars0 bars0
 
Default Installing LaTeX (or any other software) without documentation

Thank you all.
I choosed a gui approach in aptitude (deselecting unwanted docs packages manually).
Chris.

2011/4/7 Johan Grönqvist <johan.gronqvist@gmail.com>

2011-04-07 09:42, bars0 bars0 skrev:


I need to install LaTeX in my machine, but without documentation.

How can I achieve this via aptitude or apt-get?






I prefer the gui-like interface to aptitude (started with "aptitude"), where I can review and alter the proposed package selection. In your case you would get a list of packages that aptitude will want to install (all that are recommended by the packages you select) and you can manually select which ones you want.




(The keybindings are unintuitive for me, so I recommend opening the help by typing a "?", and having some patience in the beginning. The workflow is to find the packages you want, mark them for installation with "+", preview actions with "g", alter the actions by unmarking packages with "-", and then confirming with "g" again.)




Hope it helps



Johan





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