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Written by johnj   
Tuesday, 22 August 2006

TeX is a typesetting system created by Donald Knuth which finds a surprisingly high use ratio in the mathematics, science and engineering communities. We have TeX available on our UNIX, Linux and even our Windows environment.

TeX has an active user group, TUG, which is headquartered in Portland. Visit their website at:

For help getting started with TeX/LaTeX and related topics, visit the TUG beginners link:

To find styles, fonts, or TeX for your own computer visit 

Linux: Just run the program, they are in your path. 

Solaris: Just run the program, they are in your path. 

Windows: First run Start Menu -> Programs -> MikTeX 2.x -> Add Package MikTeX, now you can run commands in a command shell (Start Menu -> Accessories -> Command Prompt). 

Common programs in the TeX suite are:

 bibtex  processes bibliographies
 dvips  turns a dvi file into a postscript file
 latex  processes a LaTeX file and outputs a dvi file
for displaying your dvi file on a Linux or Solaris machine

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