Am Donnerstag, 3. März 2022, 23:59:35 CET schrieb Graeme via lyx-users:
> I've just done a clean install of Linux Mint 20.3, and then a full
> install of TeXLive 2021, which cannot be done with the Mint's Synaptic
> Package Manager. Mint 20.3 includes TeXLive 2019 as part of its
> distribution, but I have not (yet) installed that version.
> The standard Plain TeX or LaTeX workflows seem to behave normally, so
> I'd now like to install LyX using the (unsupported) PPA
> available on Launchpad at ppa:lyx-devel/release.
> However, when I try to install it using Mint's Package Manager, it lists
> a number of standard TeX packages that it claims are necessary, and will
> not proceed unless I also install them. These include:
> tex-common
> tex-gyre
> texlive-base
> texlive binaries
> texlive-fonts recommended
> texlive-lang-greek
> texlive-latex-base
> texlive-latex-extra
> texlive-latex-recommended
> texlive-pictures
> texlive-plain-generic
> texlive-science
> tipa
> These are mostly TeXLive 2019 versions for which there are already
> TeXLive 2021 versions installed. I'd prefer not to have both 2019 and
> 2021 versions of TeXLive installed at the same time.
> This prompts a number of linked questions:
> a) Will LyX work OK with a TeXLive 2021 installation?
> b) Is there a way to force Mint's Package Manager to recognise the
> existence to TeXLive 2021 packages?
> c) Is there a way to install LyX without installing the TeXLive
> 2019 dependencies? (I'd prefer not to have to compile LyX from
> source.)
> d) If I want to install LyX with Mint's Package Manager, will
> this force me to use TeXLive 2019 instead?
> I would welcome advice on how to deal with this problem.
> Graeme

I can confirm that LyX perfectly works with TeXLive 2021. As for the 
Mint-specific questions: sorry, no Mint here.


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