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Title say it all, how can I install texlive and all the packages so I can run tex2pdf on CentOS? I'm rather used to Ubuntu and all this yum business is driving me nuts.

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Okay, I seem to have made some ground, currently trying a web-install from tug.org/texlive/acquire-netinstall.html. –  Liam M Jul 25 '12 at 12:43
    
That, indeed, is the best way to go in my experience. You might want to figure out how to tell yum that TeXLive is actually installed, in some way, as I did for apt. –  DevSolar Jul 25 '12 at 12:47

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sudo yum install texlive-*

Running the above gave me the following output. Is that what you're looking for? It looks like everything.

Dependencies Resolved

======================================================================================================================== Package Arch Version
Repository Size ======================================================================================================================== Installing: texlive-afm i686
2007-57.el6_2 base 47 k texlive-context i686
2007-57.el6_2 base 58 k texlive-dviutils i686
2007-57.el6_2 base 191 k texlive-east-asian i686
2007-57.el6_2 base 355 k texlive-texmf-afm noarch 2007-38.el6 base 4.5 M texlive-texmf-context
noarch 2007-38.el6 base
2.7 M texlive-texmf-doc noarch 2007-38.el6 base 175 M texlive-texmf-east-asian noarch 2007-38.el6 base 564 k texlive-texmf-errata-afm
noarch 2007-7.1.el6 base
5.4 k texlive-texmf-errata-context noarch 2007-7.1.el6 base 4.7 k texlive-texmf-errata-doc noarch
2007-7.1.el6 base 5.9 k texlive-texmf-errata-east-asian noarch
2007-7.1.el6 base 5.6 k texlive-texmf-errata-xetex noarch
2007-7.1.el6 base 4.7 k texlive-texmf-xetex noarch 2007-38.el6 base 137 k texlive-xetex
i686 2007-57.el6_2 base
2.1 M Installing for dependencies: compat-readline5 i686 5.2-17.1.el6 base
128 k dvipdfm i686
0.13.2d-41.1.el6 base 266 k dvipdfmx i686 0-0.31.20090708cvs.el6 base
336 k dvipng i686
1.11-3.2.el6 base 95 k gd i686 2.0.35-11.el6 base
141 k libpaper i686
1.1.23-6.1.el6 base 34 k mendexk i686 2.6e-57.el6_2 base
48 k perl-PDF-Reuse noarch
0.35-3.el6 base 89 k ruby i686 1.8.7.352-13.el6 updates
534 k ruby-libs i686
1.8.7.352-13.el6 updates 1.6 M t1lib i686 5.1.2-6.el6_2.1 base
152 k teckit i686
2.5.1-4.1.el6 base 242 k xdvipdfmx i686 0.4-5.1.el6 base
479 k

Transaction Summary ======================================================================================================================== Install 28 Package(s)

Total download size: 190 M Installed size: 344 M Is this ok [y/N]: n

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