[texhax] Latex for Linux

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Tue Jan 29 08:43:53 CET 2008

On  27 Jan, 2008, at 04:24, wssp wrote:

> Dear sir,
> I have bought a ASUS Eeepc 4G (701) laptop mainly for my studies. I  
> want
> to install Latex on this. This laptop has Linux operating system.  
> Can I
> install any Latex or is there particular version for suitable for  
> this.
> Thank you
> Wilfred Fernando

Many LaTeX distros (as a matter of fact, *all* I know of) have old  
teTeX distributions. By far, the best TeX & friends distribution for  
Linux is TeXLive:


I think TeXLive 2008 is to be released soon, but I'm not sure.

I have successfully installed TeXLive 2007 under Ubuntu and Fedora.



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