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2<title>Installation command explanations</title>
3
4<para><screen><command>gzip -dc ../teTeX-texmf-&tex-version;.tar.gz \
5 | (umask 0; cd /usr/share/texmf; tar xvf -)</command></screen>
6Untar the <application>TeX</application> fonts and macro libraries.</para>
7
8<para><command>--with-x=no</command> : Avoid any
9<application>XFree86</application> dependencies.
10<application>TeX</application> can be compiled with
11<application>XFree86</application> support, notably for
12<command>xdvi</command>. If this is desired, remove this
13configure option.</para>
14
15<para><command>--exec-prefix=/usr --bindir=/usr/bin</command> : Insure
16that <application>TeX</application> binaries will be installed in <filename>/usr/bin</filename>.</para>
17
18<para><command>--without-texinfo</command> : A default
19<acronym>LFS</acronym> installation already has the
20<application>texinfo</application> package
21installed, we will avoid overwriting it with the included
22<application>texinfo</application>
23package.</para>
24
25<para><command>--with-system-ncurses</command> : Specify using the
26already installed <filename>libncurses</filename> library.</para>
27
28<para><command>--with-system-zlib</command> : <acronym>LFS</acronym> Systems starting with version 4.0 have zlib installed as part of the base operating system, we can avoid building it here.</para>
29
30<para><command>texconfig dvips paper letter</command> : Set the default
31paper size for <application>TeX</application>.</para>
32
33<para><command>texconfig font rw</command> : Specify writable fonts.</para>
34
35</sect2>
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