Joe Zeff joe at zeff.us
Thu Mar 7 18:40:11 UTC 2013

On 03/07/2013 05:34 AM, Tethys wrote:
> TeX under Fedora is frankly a joke these days :-( I don't know if
> there's currently a maintainer. Certainly no one's responding to
> critical bug reports. ConTeXt is literally unusable out of the box (as
> in, it doesn't run at all), which make typesetting my books
> problematic. I'm currently editing them on my box, and then
> typesetting them on my girlfriend's box, which is running an older
> version of Fedora, which does at least have a working texexec.

There are other FOSS options for this, you know.  If you don't mind 
migrating from a markup language to a GUI, you might consider Scribus. 
I've had good luck with it on small projects, and I know that there are 
professionals out there using it for magazines and books.

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