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These files are regarded as basic for any TeX system, covering plain TeX
macros, Computer Modern fonts, and configuration for common drivers; no

This package includes the following CTAN packages:
amsfonts -- TeX fonts from the American Mathematical Society.
apalike -- APA-like citations
bibtex -- Process bibliographies for LaTeX, etc.
cm -- Computer Modern fonts.
dvipdfm -- A DVI driver to produce PDF directly.
dvipdfmx -- An extended version of dvipdfm.
dvipdfmx-def --
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.
gsftopk -- Convert "ghostscript fonts" to PK files.
hyph-utf8 -- Hyphenation patterns expressed in UTF-8.
hyphen-base --
ifluatex -- Provides the ifluatex switch.
ifxetex -- Am I running under XeTeX?
kpathsea -- Path searching library for TeX-related files.
makeindex -- Process index output to produce typesettable code.
metafont -- A system for specifying fonts.
mflogo -- LaTeX support for MetaFont logo fonts.
mfware -- Supporting tools for use with MetaFont.
misc --
pdftex -- A TeX extension for direct creation of PDF.
plain -- The Plain TeX format.
tcdialog --
tetex -- scripts and files originally written for or included in teTeX
tex -- A sophisticated typesetting engine.
texconfig --
xdvi -- A DVI previewer for the X Window System.
texdoc -- Documentation access for TeX distributions.
Associated Programs
ghostscript interpreter for the PostScript language and for PDF
PostScript Viewer PostScript and PDF viewer for X
perl-tk Perl module providing the Tk graphics library
xpdf-reader Transitional package for xpdf
Available deb Repositories (how-to add a respository)
Debian 32-bit 64-bit
stable 2009-11+squeeze1 2009-11+squeeze1
testing 2012.20120516-1 2012.20120516-1
sid 2012.20120516-1 2012.20120516-1

Ubuntu 32-bit 64-bit
lucid 2009-7 2009-7
precise 2009-15 2009-15

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