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MiKTeX 2.6 and 2.7 marked for end-of-life

Christian Schenk announced today that the support for MiKTeX 2.6 and MiKTeX 2.7 will end at the end of this year. MiKTeX 2.6/2.7 will be removed from CTAN on January 1st, 2011. So, the last possible date for updating MiKTeX … Continue reading

28. July 2010 by stefan
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MiKTeX 2.9 Roadmap

Christian Schenk has published the roadmap for MiKTeX 2.9. According to his blog the beta version of 2.9 shall appear in August and the general release of 2.9 is expected in October 2010. The new version will contain updates of … Continue reading

17. July 2010 by stefan
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TeX Live 2010 pretesting

Today Karl Berry announced that a pretest version of TeX Live 2010 is available now. It can be downloaded from certain repositories. The documentation has not yet been updated. The same may still apply to versions for some Unix platforms. … Continue reading

25. May 2010 by stefan
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TeX Live 2009 released

After development and many weeks of testing, final bug fixing and translations the new TeX Live 2009 has been released today. Some changes and improvements in 2009: pdf(La)TeX now automatically converts included eps files to pdf, using the epstopdf package, … Continue reading

09. November 2009 by stefan
Categories: LaTeX Distributions, TeX Live | 9 comments

MiKTeX 2.8 released

The version 2.8 of the Windows LaTeX Distribution MiKTeX has been released on September 1, 2009. Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000, Server 2003 and 2008 are supported. It’s coming with a portable edition that makes it possible to run MiKTeX … Continue reading

03. September 2009 by stefan
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Testing TeX Live 2009

A test version of TeX Live 2009 has been released. The developer team writes: “We greatly appreciate any testing of TeX Live before the official release. The more people who do so, the better the final release will be. It … Continue reading

09. July 2009 by stefan
Categories: LaTeX Distributions, News, TeX Live | 1 comment

MiKTeX will become portable

Christian Schenk announced on April 2nd that he’s planning to release a portable MiKTeX edition later this year. The portable edition will allow you to run MiKTeX from a flash drive: you could carry MiKTeX on a portable drive for … Continue reading

07. April 2009 by stefan
Categories: LaTeX Distributions, News, TeX Live | 6 comments

Updating babel

Today I had seen a post on mrunix.de where a user called for help, after an update of his MiKTeX installation he was not able to compile even simple latex files. Quickly it turned out that there had to be … Continue reading

10. July 2008 by stefan
Categories: LaTeX Distributions, MiKTeX | 8 comments

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