Query from Nature about TexLive for Linux

David Matthews david.jack.matthews at gmail.com
Mon May 13 18:47:33 CEST 2019

Dear Tex Live,

I'm a Berlin-based journalist currently writing a *Nature* article about
LaTeX. We're looking at the pros and cons of using it and how to get

A quick question. When users download Tex Live for a Linux OS, what editor
and compiler does it come with? Can users use this to write and compile a
.tex file out of the box?

MekTex comes with TeXworks, MacTex with TeXShop, but I couldn't find firm
evidence what editor the Linux version of TexLive comes with.

If you could get back to me by Friday that would be most appreciated.


David Matthews

*David Matthews*
*Reporter, Times Higher Education & freelance writer*
*@DavidMJourno <https://twitter.com/DavidMJourno>*
*+49 152 1857 6191*
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