teTeX Admin


  1. Configure 64-bit install with options: [the-who] tetex-src-3.0% ./configure --prefix=/util/teTeX-3.0 --x-libraries=/usr/X11R6/lib64 --disable-multiplatform
  2. Prefer to install new packages into:
  3. Build fonts for the entire system, not just the current user:
    ~% sudo /util/teTeX/bin/updmap-sys
  4. Set default paper size for the entire system:
    ~% sudo texconfig-sys pdftex paper letter
  5. After adding new packages, style files, fonts, etc., run texhash:
    [the-who] ~% sudo /util/teTeX/bin/texhash
    texhash: Updating /util/teTeX-3.0/share/texmf/ls-R...
    texhash: Updating /util/teTeX-3.0/share/texmf-var/ls-R...
    texhash: Done.