TeX Live 2017 - backports (Xenial only)

PPA description

Backports of TeX 6.x & TeX Live 2017.* packages from Bionic to Xenial (only).

                           TeX / Live (Xenial only)

poppler (0.62.0 as needed for builds here), tex-common, tex-gyre, texhyphj, texinfo, texinfo-doc-nonfree, texlive-base, texlive-bin, texlive-extra, texlive-lang, texmaker, texstudio, texworks, texworks-manual


*** Install ***

Backported texlive-bin is built against other newer than Xenial backported libraries. For a successful install of new TeX binaries follow these steps:

  sudo add-apt-repository ppa:savoury1/backports
  sudo add-apt-repository ppa:savoury1/tex-xenial
  sudo apt-get update

*** Build ***

This PPA has build dependencies on:


Note: Only two source packages use ppa:savoury1/qt-xenial for building, which are texmaker (requires Qt >= 5.7) and texstudio (needs libquazip5-dev 0.7.3).

Adding this PPA to your system

You can update your system with unsupported packages from this untrusted PPA by adding ppa:savoury1/tex-xenial to your system's Software Sources. (Read about installing)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:savoury1/tex-xenial
sudo apt update
Technical details about this PPA

This PPA can be added to your system manually by copying the lines below and adding them to your system's software sources.

deb https://ppa.launchpadcontent.net/savoury1/tex-xenial/ubuntu xenial main 
deb-src https://ppa.launchpadcontent.net/savoury1/tex-xenial/ubuntu xenial main 
Signing key:
4096R/E996735927E427A733BB653E374C7797FB006459 (What is this?)


For questions and bugs with software in this PPA please contact Rob Savoury.

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poppler 0.62.0-2ubuntu2.10~16.04.sav1.1 Rob Savoury ()
tex-common 6.09~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
tex-gyre 20160520-1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
texhyphj 1.2+dfsg-1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
texinfo 6.5.0.dfsg.1-2~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
texinfo-doc-nonfree 6.5.0-1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
texlive-base 2017.20180305-1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
texlive-bin 2017.20170613.44572-8ubuntu0.1~16.04.sav0.1 Rob Savoury ()
texlive-extra 2017.20180305-2~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
texlive-lang 2017.20180305-1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
texmaker 5.0.2-1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
texstudio 2.12.6+debian-2~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
texworks 0.6.2-2~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
texworks-manual 20150506-2~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury ()
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