After that point, your 2011 system will not be able to update any packages ever again using the normal package manager.(You can update individual packages manually via CTAN, of course.) The major binary updates of Te X Live (which come out yearly) must be installed as if you were installing a fresh distribution.Even if the contents are not that great, they will still look brilliant, you'll be crowned a geek and everyone will fear you. To start the wizard, click "Mi KTe X Update" in the Windows start menu.I am just in the process of finishing writing my Ph D, which I wrote entirely in Ly X.The productivity advantages of using Ly X over La Te X are too large to ignore, which is why I went with Ly X, and why you should too.
More specifically, the basic requirement is to have a Te X compiler (which is used to generate output files from source), fonts, and the La Te X macro set. It will definitely make your La Te X experience - for now on Windows only, but Linux coming fast - more productive, more pleasant, more flexible, and more powerful.You will learn about additional features and options of the superb La Te X language/system, thus making your papers look and behave more smartly.This freezing is necessary so that the new distribution can be guaranteed to work.Once the current year is frozen, it will never be able to be further updated.