[OS X TeX] Fink and LaTeX

Enrico Franconi franconi at cs.man.ac.uk
Mon Jun 17 21:27:02 CEST 2002

This is just a reminder about the many useful latex related packages
that you can easily install using fink. The recent exchange we had
about detex, proved me that using fink is really easy for
I-dont-want-to-know-what-Unix-is people.  The following is just a list
of packages available from fink, which relate diectly to
LaTeX. Installing them is as easy as typing "fink install *package-name*".

auctex          Integrated environment for editing (La)TeX ...
context         Full-featured macro package written in TeX
detex           Filter to strip TeX commands from a .tex file.
foiltex         System for generating foils/transparencies/...
hyperref        Hypertext marks (clickable links) in LaTeX
latex2html      Converts LaTeX documents to HTML
latex2rtf       Converts a LaTeX file to an RTF file
lout            Typesetting and layout system similar to LaTeX
lyx             Wordprocessor utilizing LaTeX.
natbib          Generalized interface for BibTeX style files
oberdiek        LaTeX utilities from Heiko Oberdiek
pdfscreen       Resize LaTeX-produced pdf to fit on compute...
pdfslide        Presentations with pdfTeX
ppower4         Post-processor for PDF presentations create...
revtex          TeX macros from the American Physical Society
seminar         LaTeX style for typesetting transparencies ...
tex2im          Shell script to convert latex formulas into...
tex4ht          TeX to Hypertext translator
texi2html       Converts texinfo documents to HTML
texinfo         Texinfo documentation system
texmacs         TeX-based WYSIWYG editor
texpower        Creating dynamic online presentations with ...
xdvi            Display TeX .dvi files under the X Window S...

Many more packages are available (currently 1251): just "fink list",
or browse them at <http://fink.sourceforge.net/pdb/index.php>.

To install (with just a double-click) fink: 

The home page of fink is at <http://fink.sourceforge.net/>.

-- e.

Enrico Franconi                     - franconi at cs.man.ac.uk
University of Manchester            - http://www.cs.man.ac.uk/~franconi/
Department of Computer Science      - Phone: +44 (161) 275 6170
Manchester M13 9PL, UK              - Fax:   +44 (161) 275 6204

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