[R-sig-Fedora] Installing texlive dependencies

Petar Milin pmilin at ff.uns.ac.rs
Fri Apr 27 13:39:04 CEST 2012

Dear Peter,
Thank you so much! The texlive-collections did the trick! :-)

So, I am making this digested how-to below, from your last message.

PS: I noticed you are using yum to install R-packages. Isn't it better
to use install.packages() and update.packages() from R?


On Fri, 2012-04-27 at 00:04 +1000, Peter Baker wrote:
> Hi Petar
> I can only guess that the dependencies for R rpm's aren't quite
> specified right for texlive 2011
> but if the appropriate texlive 2011 packages are already installed
> then there should be no problems
> It is difficult to guess exactly what you need on your system but
> here's what I have on mine. Collections pull in the actual packages.

> For Fedora 16 you can install with
> rpm -i http://jnovy.fedorapeople.org/texlive/2011/packages.fc16/texlive-release.noarch.rpm
> (see http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/TeXLive for details)

> yum clean all
> yum update
> yum install texlive-collection-latex texlive-collection-latexextra

> yuTo list all TeXLive Collections:
> yum list all texlive*collection*

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