LaTex Installation

To install LaTex in ubuntu use the following commands –

  1. sudo apt-get update
  2. sudo apt-get install texlive-full

LaTex installation takes around 20 minutes. To test LaTex installation use the following steps –

  1. Create a file with .tex extension.


2. Insert the following code in hello.tex file –

First Code! Happy Learning 🙂

Download the sample file here – 

3. Compile file by typing –     latex  hello.tex    or  pdftex hello.textex1 tex2








4. This will create three files – hello.aux , hello.dvi, hello.log

To see the file content type – evince hello.dvi   or evince hello.pdftex3



You will get the output like below –tex4








To convert dvi to pdf type – dvipdf  hello.dvi  filename.pdftex5

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