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Re: ntex with Debian?

On Thu, 14 Mar 1996, Buddha Buck wrote:

> Mark Philips (mark@maths.flinders.edu.au) writes:
> > 
> > Are there any problems with mixing non-debian software with a debian
> > system?
> Not really.  The recommended procedure would be to place it under 
> /usr/local, and not in the non-local directory structure.
> > 
> > For example, if I moved to debian, I would want to keep using the ntex
> > distribution of tex which I am very happy with, but to my knowledge, it
> > is not a debian package.  Would there be any problem with doing this?
> I don't think so, as long as ntex will happily live in /usr/local.  
> Debian does have a TeX distribution which I at least have been very 
> happy with.  What are the differences/advantages of ntex?

The only real difference that I have come across is the fact that the 
eplain macro package is missing from the debian distribution.


ps. I currently use the teTeX distribution rather than ntex.

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