How do I access newer TeXLive packages?

In order to utilize TeXLive 2012 and newer, type the following on a command line:

module load texlive

If you type module list, you should see the following output:

Currently Loaded Modulefiles:
 1) texlive/2013

To unload the module:

module unload

To view other available TeXLive distributions, type:

module avail

To load a specific module, type:

module load texlive/2012

 

If you don't want to type the command everytime you login, put the following in your .bashrc script for permanency:

function module {
eval `/usr/bin/modulecmd bash $*`
}
module load texlive
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