[texhax] Ubuntu Linux

Christopher Olah christopherolah.co at gmail.com
Mon May 25 01:36:54 CEST 2009


The Ubuntu distribution has TeXlive in it's apt archive. If you want a
`minimalistic' latex installation you can install the
texlive-latex-base package:

Details (apt-cache show):

Package: texlive-latex-base
Priority: optional
Section: tex
Installed-Size: 45628
Maintainer: Ubuntu Core Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss at lists.ubuntu.com>
Original-Maintainer: Debian TeX Maintainers <debian-tex-maint at lists.debian.org>
Architecture: all
Source: texlive-base
Version: 2007-10
Replaces: texlive-base-bin (<< 2007), tetex-bin (<< 2007)
Depends: texlive-base (>= 2007-7), texlive-common (>= 2007)
Conflicts: ivritex (<= 1.1.1-5)
Filename: pool/main/t/texlive-base/texlive-latex-base_2007-10_all.deb
Size: 27072014
MD5sum: 19fbbf9047993553ac22f49d5c0dff9c
SHA1: 6f7ad7278d5eeb7a8c3ca8bfcc3e972f2e73f478
SHA256: d9ab67e9b30c31096270309b4b02a28ae268e87701a58850fafc6549182bc53d
Description: TeX Live: Basic LaTeX packages
 These packages are either mandated by the core LaTeX team,
 or otherwise highly recommended.
 This package includes the following CTAN packages:
 ae -- Virtual fonts for PDF-files with T1 encoded CMR-fonts.
 amscls -- The amscls package.
 amsltx2 -- The amsltx2 package.
 amsmath -- The amsmath package.
 amsrefs -- The amsrefs package.
 babel -- Multilingual support for Plain TeX or LaTeX.
 babelbib -- Multilingual bibliographies.
 carlisle -- Miscellaneous small packages by David Carlisle.
 colortbl -- The colortbl package.
 fancyhdr -- Extensive control of page headers and footers in LaTeX2e.
 geometry -- Flexible and complete interface to document dimensions.
 graphics -- No caption.
 hyperref -- Extensive support for hypertext in LaTeX.
 latex -- Macro package for TeX (the most popular).
 latex-fonts -- The latex-fonts package.
 latexconfig -- The latexconfig package.
 ltxmisc -- Miscellaneous LaTeX styles.
 mfnfss -- Packages to typeset oldgerman and pandora fonts in LaTeX.
 natbib -- Flexible bibliography support.
 pdftex-def -- The pdftex-def package.
 pslatex -- Use PostScript fonts by default.
 psnfss -- Font support for common PostScript fonts.
 pspicture -- The pspicture package.
 tools -- The tools package.
 bin-latex -- Macro package for TeX (the most popular).
Bugs: mailto:ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
Origin: Ubuntu

For a more complete latex installation you can install the texlive-full package.

You can install them using apt-get or synaptic (a GUI tool)



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