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Bug 452918 - more texlive packages
Summary: more texlive packages
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 488651
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: texlive
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jindrich Novy
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-06-25 20:58 UTC by mohamed
Modified: 2013-07-02 23:30 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Enhancement
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Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2010-04-20 12:43:49 UTC

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Description mohamed 2008-06-25 20:58:32 UTC

i really like fedora and the reason why i continue to use it is because it has
excellent java support and it's pretty modern but the no of packages available
for texlive can't compare to ubuntu's.  fedora should have  *alteast*
texlive-fonts-extra ( and
context-nonfree (, I'm sure
you know how difficult it is to install fonts on tex/latex.  An added bonus
would be context-doc-nonfree
( ;)

package avaiable on ubuntu;


thanks for your time

Comment 1 Patrice Dumas 2008-06-25 22:16:00 UTC
The nonfree packages cannot go into fedora. The could go in third party
repository, like rpmfusion, Axel repo, Dag/Dries repos.

As for the texlive extras, I am not sure wether these packages should 
be in texlive or in a big texlive addons package or packaged separately.
Any idea?

Comment 2 Jindrich Novy 2009-10-15 18:59:06 UTC
You can use the TeX Live 2009 packages from my repository before they are included. They contain a complete TeX Live distribution. For more information please see:

Comment 3 Jindrich Novy 2010-04-20 12:43:49 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 488651 ***

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