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Subject: [linux-help] Re: Linux Printing and "Typesetting"
From: Benjamin Bunck <bbunck@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2002 21:50:30 -0600 (CST)
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To get started with Latex,  you need a good manual, and some sample *.tex 
files.  I use Latex quite often, and have gotten surpisingly far just by 
modifying other peoples files.  A pretty decent reference I found recently 

"The not so Short Introduction to 

(just grab

and view it with 
# gv
or something

I don't know about how well Deskjets work for ps files.  As far as Linux 
goes, any printer that has native Postscript support works quite nicely 
and is easy to set up.  I know many laserjets have Postscript support, but 
I don't think many inkjets do.


 On Fri, 18 Jan 2002, Lars von dem Ast wrote:

> I'd like to know about such things as doing documents with Tex/Latex and or 
> troff etc. I've seen .ps files that look great, as well as Tex stuff, but I 
> don't know where to begin with Linux "typesetting". Also, can a good, cheap 
> HP inkjet do Linux printing of these sorts of files like .ps and .dvi etc.?
> Lb
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