[tex-live] TeXlive 2010 on XP

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Tue Feb 8 18:04:46 CET 2011

Alister Mitchell wrote:
> All now resolved - it was a problem this end.  TeXlive 2010 installs 
> very well and I notice it doesn't even touch a pre-existing version of 
> perl, which is very useful to me.  Now all I need to do is find out how 
> to change font - well documented in MiKTeX but apparently not for 
> TeXlive, or maybe I'm missing something (as usual).
> But anyway, sorry to raise an alarm and thanks for the help.
> All the best,
> Alister

change font in what?

What kind of font change does MikTeX has an interface for?

> Alister J Mitchell GM3UDL
> (Glasgow, Scotland)
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "T T" <t34www at googlemail.com>
> To: "Alister Mitchell" <alister.mitchell at btinternet.com>
> Cc: <tex-live at tug.org>
> Sent: Monday, February 07, 2011 10:04 AM
> Subject: Re: [tex-live] TeXlive 2010 on XP
> On 4 February 2011 20:01, Alister Mitchell
> <alister.mitchell at btinternet.com> wrote:
>> I installed on a test machine which had a relatively clean Win 
>> installation,
>> and which worked as well as could be expected. However, after the
>> installation (which was the default), various problems appeared. Most
>> noticeably, very slow startup and a tendency to spend a long time hanging
>> with little aparrent activity. Also, the Add/Remove Programs list will 
>> not
>> populate, which is a sign of a somewhat broken registry.
> The impact of TeX Live on the registry is minimal (uninstall entry,
> some file associations, system or user PATH---all standard stuff).  I
> very much doubt that the problems you describe are related to TeX Live
> at all.
> Cheers,
> Tomek



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