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I am using Ubuntu 12.04.

I want to install some TexLive packages, but they requires their own documentation packages.

For example:

  • texlive-latex-extra pulls texlive-latex-extra-doc.
  • texlive-pictures pulls texlive-pictures-doc.
  • etc.

Documentation packages are very very heavy, so avoid downloading them results in a faster installation.

Question

How can I install packages without documentation?

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In these cases, the -doc packages are not hard dependencies but recommendations. You can make apt not intall these by using:

sudo apt-get --no-install-recommends install texlive-latex-extra
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    if I do it with ` --no-install-recommends` and without it shows same amount of megabytes to install in terminal. I though with the option it should show much less...
    – MikeKlemin
    Oct 18, 2018 at 8:14
  • @MikeKlemin: Maybe you already had the docs installed before running the command?
    – tomasz
    May 23, 2020 at 15:00

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