# What includes MacTeX?

## What includes MacTeX?

MacTeX-2021 installs the complete TeX Live 2021 distribution. TeX Live runs on all modern operating systems, including Mac OS X, Windows, GNU/Linux, and various forms of BSD Unix. The distribution is the same on all of these systems; nothing has been added, subtracted, or modified to make it work on OS X.

Where is TeX Live installed Ubuntu?

From the Ubuntu repositories TeX Live is available for Ubuntu and is in the Universe repository. To install TeX Live, simply install texlive using the Ubuntu Software Centre (or aptitude, apt-get, or synaptic).

Where is Texmf local directory?

Finding the local texmf folder in your operating system On Linux: ~/texmf. On Mac OSX: ~/Library/texmf. On Windows: C:\Users\\texmf.

### Is MacTeX open source?

So it is not installed by default, but can be obtained using the “custom install” option in MacTeX. X11 is an open source windowing system using by Linux machines. Most Macintosh users can ignore it.

How do I know if Pdflatex is installed?

Your pdflatex –version call should show something like pdfTeX 3.14159265 …. (TeX Live 2015/dev/Debian) . Another way to check is dpkg -l texlive-binaries , if the output starts with ii then you have TeX Live/Debian installed.

Where should I install LaTeX?

Windows

1. Step 1 – Go to miktex.org.
4. Step 4 – Run MiKTeX Installer.
5. Step 5 – Choose to install missing packages automatically.
6. Step 6 – Open TeXworks. The Installation is complete at this point.
7. Step 7 – Write code and hit compile.
8. Step 8 – Enjoy your very first document.

## Where is the MiKTeX folder?

Open up the directory in which the LaTeX executable is installed (usually in C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\miktex\bin).

Where does the TeX Live in MacTeX install?

AM.02: No. The TeX Live in MacTeX installs in a new location, /usr/local/texlive/2021, and does not overwrite the old distribution. Consult the documentation for your older distribution to uninstall it, if you want to save space.

What do I do if I call pdfTeX from the terminal?

But if you call pdftex from the Terminal or another application, you may encounter the problem. The solution is simple. Find your shell startup script. That script should contain a command modifying PATH so /sw (or /opt) comes first. After this command, add a line to the script prepending /Library/TeX/texbin to the beginning of your PATH.

### Is there a problem with mactex.pkg file?

One common problem is that users obtain a corrupted MacTeX.pkg after downloading the large file. There is an easy way to check that your download was successful. Run Apple’s Terminal application in /Applications/Utilities. After the prompt, type the command

When did the MacTeX 2021 beta come out?

But the developers of MacTeX-2021 will have downloaded the beta of that system on the first day of WWDC, the developer conference, and worked on it extensively during the summer. If problems exist after the system release, they will be prominently mentioned on these web pages.