TeX Live: Essential programs and files


All systems
curl cmd.cat/dvi2fax.sh
Debian Debian
apt-get install texlive-base
apt-get install texlive-base
Arch Arch Linux
pacman -S texlive-core
image/svg+xml Kali Linux
apt-get install texlive-base
dnf install texlive-tetex-bin-6
Windows (WSL2)
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install texlive-base
apt-get install texlive-base


TeX Live: Essential programs and files

These files are regarded as basic for any TeX system, covering plain TeX macros, Computer Modern fonts, and configuration for common drivers; no LaTeX. This package includes the following CTAN packages: texlive.infra -- basic TeX Live infrastructure amsfonts -- TeX fonts from the American Mathematical Society bibtex -- Process bibliographies for LaTeX, etc cm -- Computer Modern fonts colorprofiles -- Collection of free ICC profiles dvipdfmx -- An extended version of dvipdfm dvips -- A DVI to PostScript driver enctex -- A TeX extension that translates input on its way into TeX etex -- An extended version of TeX, from the NTS project etex-pkg -- E-TeX support package glyphlist -- Adobe Glyph List and TeX extensions graphics-def -- Colour and graphics option files gsftopk -- Convert "Ghostscript fonts" to PK files hyph-utf8 -- Hyphenation patterns expressed in UTF-8 hyphen-base -- core hyphenation support files ifluatex -- Provides the \ifluatex switch ifxetex -- Am I running under XeTeX? knuth-lib -- A small library of Metafont sources knuth-local -- Knuth's local information kpathsea -- Path searching library for TeX-related files lua-alt-getopt -- Process application arguments the same way as getopt_long luatex -- The LuaTeX engine makeindex -- Makeindex development sources metafont -- A system for specifying fonts mflogo -- LaTeX support for Metafont logo fonts mfware -- Supporting tools for use with Metafont pdftex -- A TeX extension for direct creation of PDF plain -- The Plain TeX format tetex -- scripts and files originally from teTeX tex -- A sophisticated typesetting engine tex-ini-files -- Model TeX format creation files texlive-common -- TeX Live documentation (common elements) texlive-docindex -- top-level TeX Live doc.html, etc. texlive-en -- TeX Live manual (English) unicode-data -- Unicode data and loaders for TeX updmap-map -- auto-generated font map files xdvi -- A DVI previewer for the X Window System texdoc -- Documentation access for TeX Live texdoctk -- Easy access to package documentation


for or included in teTeX


svn36770.0-36.20160520.fc27.5.noarch : Binaries for tetex


TeX Live core distribution


This package has been withdrawn from CTAN, and bundled into the

distributions' package sets. The current sources of dvips may be found in the distribution of dvipsk which forms part of the TeX-live sources. date: 2013-03-25 12:41:24 +0100


Binaries for TeX Live

This package contains all the binaries of TeX Live packages. Note that this package alone has hardly any functionality. Rather, choose the texlive-* packages you want to use, e.g. texlive-latex-recommended or context