Setting up org-mode pdf export in OS X ElCapitan

Basic TeX

Download and install Basic TeX package from here.

Set System Path

The package will be installed at /Library/TeX/texbin/, so it must be added to your PATH like so:

export PATH=$PATH:/Library/TeX/texbin

Run which latex to ensure that the path has been set correctly.

Install Dependencies

You’re not ready yet. There are a few more packages that need to be installed in order to render the pdf from the tex file. Install them like so:

sudo tlmgr install wrapfig
sudo tlmgr install marvosym
sudo tlmgr install wasysym

You should now be able to export to pdf using C-c C-e l p.

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