Re: TeXlive and xdg-utils
On 08/07/12 21:30, Frank Kuester wrote:
Julian Gilbey<email@example.com> writes:
On Fri, Jul 06, 2012 at 02:48:09PM +0200, Frank Kuester wrote:
Indeed, but it is getting hard now to install a basic TeX on a
(free)desktop free computer, hence my email.
This would be a problem, I agree. However, I don't see how this is the
Recommends: iceweasel | www-browser, x11-utils, x11-xserver-utils, file, mime-support, shared-mime-info
Does this force the installation of a desktop environment? I don't see why.
aptitude can be configured (and I think it may be by default) to
automatically install all the recommended packages. It nags if you
Yes, I know - but none of these packages should install a desktop
environment AFAIS. And if you want to use TeX packages without X11,
you'll have to drop recommends, anyway.
I dropped recommends and I configured apt accordingly.