LaTeX is a document markup language and document preparation system. It is widely used as a standard in universities and academics to write professional scientific papers, thesis and other such documents. In this quick post, we shall see how to use LaTeX in Ubuntu 14.04.
Install Texmaker to use LaTeX in Ubuntu 14.04 & Linux Mint 17
Texmaker is a free and open source LaTeX editor which is available for all major desktop OS i.e. Windows, Linux and OS X. Followings are the salient features of the Texmaker:
- Unicode editor
- Spell checker
- Code folding
- Code completion
- Fast navigation
- Integrated Pdf viewer
- Easy compilation
- 370 Mathematical symbols
- LaTeX documentation
- Export to html and odt via TeX4ht
- Regex support
You can install Texmaker in Ubuntu 14.04 by downloading the binaries from the given link:
Since it is .deb packaging, same installation files can be used n any other Debian based distribution such as Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pinguy OS etc.
If you want a Github type markdown editor, you should check Remarkable editor. I hope Texmaker helps you with LaTeX in Ubuntu and Linux Mint.
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