How to get TeX and LaTeX on your computer
The main (La)TeX archive
The official repository of all kinds of TeX and LaTeX code is the
(Comprehensive TeX Archive Network). Just about everything you
need can be found there. You should, however, be reasonably proficient
in TeX before attempting to install a TeX system from scratch.
Several user groups have developed their own CD-ROMs containing
everything you need to run TeX and LaTeX. These CD-ROMs are usually
very cheap, and they are strongly recommended for users who are not
- TeX Live
- is developed by the international TUG in cooperation with the
British and French user groups. Its emphasis
in on both the UNIX and Windows 95/NT systems. Contact the British user group
if you want to buy thic CD.
The following companies sell products of interest to (La)TeX users.
(Their WWW pages often contain useful WWW-links as well.)
Maintained by Dag Langmyhr.
Last updated 2005/08/04.