[NTG-context] ConTeXt minimals for arch linux

Arno Trautmann Arno.Trautmann at gmx.de
Wed Sep 23 20:01:10 CEST 2009


Aditya Mahajan wrote:
> Any context users using arch linux out there?

Yes :)

> I have packaged context-minimals for arch linux. It is basically the
> first-setup.sh script simplified for arch linux (no platform checking,
> etc). I also modified the setuptex script to make sure it works in a
> multiuser environment (basically setting TEXMFCACHE to $HOME/texmf-cache).
> The PKGBUILD is available at
> http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=30398
> To install packages from AUR, you need to install yaourt
> http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Yaourt
> and then you can install context using
> yaourt -S context-minimals-git
> (the -git extension is just to coax yaourt to keep the downloaded files,
> so that rsync makes sense).
> It installs the minimals at /opt/context-minimals

That is great! Thank you for the work. I will try it when I have time. A
package surely will make it easier for beginners to get started.


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