Appendix D. TLC2 TeX CD

The CD-ROM at the back of this book will enable you to set up a LaTeX system that is as close as possible to the descriptions in this book. This appendix explains how we created this CD and gets you started on how to use it.

Origins—The TeX Live system

TeX Live is an “open source” distribution of TeX and LaTeX that is sponsored by an international consortium of TeX user groups. The TLC2 TeX CD-ROM is based closely on this distribution and we therefore wish to thank all the individuals involved in the production and maintenance of TeX Live over the years.

The 2003 release of the TeX Live distribution was distributed as three disks: a DVD containing the full distribution and a copy of the CTAN archives, a CD containing ...

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