Which latex should I install

Daniel Underwood djuatdelta at gmail.com
Mon Jun 29 17:18:15 UTC 2009

> I wanted to ask, but neglected to until now, did you install from the DVD or
> the network? Also, did you install for FreeBSD (pre-compiled binaries), or

I initially tried the network installation, but there are so many
packages/files to retrieve that I quit and went for the DVD install.
I recommend just downloading the DVD image; I believe it's compressed
with lzma2, which means the total data transfer should be much

I installed the linux (or platform-independent) version. Works perfectly for me.

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