VTeX/2

Version: 
8.44.2
Release date: 
Tuesday, 1 February, 2005

License:

Interface:

VTeX/2 is a TeX program for OS/2 that generates PDF or PostScript output immediately from the TeX source file.

VTeX/2 comes with a comprehensive LaTeX system, including many additional fonts and macro packages, as well as the Bibtex and Makeindex programs.

A basic plain TeX system is provided, too.

Once installed and configured your LaTeX system on OS/2, you are free to integrate your tools with many other editors and tools available for OS/2!

LaTeX is a software open source and freeware, available under LPPL license (The LaTeX Project Public License).

This software is distributed as compressed package. You have to download and manually install it; if prerequisites are required, you will have to manually install them too.

Manual installation

Program is distributed as ZIP package: download to temporary directory and unpack to destination folder. See below for download link(s).

Quick installation:

  • Any existent version of VTeX _prior_ to 7.10 must be deleted.
  • Put the installation program vtexinst.cmd and all required ZIP files in a temporary directory.
  • Go to the above directory; then start the installation program vtexinst.
  • Reboot and run makevlatex to create the LaTeX format file.
  • Check installation running vlatex ltxcheck from \texmf\source\latex\base dir.

For more detailed instructions see readme-os2.eng file.

You can install the prerequisites with rpm running the following string in a command line:

yum install emxrt

Following ones are the download links for manual installation:

VTeX/2 v. 8.44.2 (common, 11/2/2005) Readme/What's new
============================================================ MicroPress VTeX/Free 8.44.2 for Linux and OS/2 ============================================================ 2005-02-08 Walter Schmidt vtexfree(at)gmx.net OS/2: Please see the "readme" file(s) in the ./os2 subdirectory. You will need to download everything in ./os2 and ./common.
 dante.ctan.org/tex-archive/systems/vtex/common/
VTeX/2 v. 8.44.2 (OS/2, 11/2/2005) Readme/What's new
============================================================ MicroPress VTeX/Free 8.44.2 for Linux and OS/2 ============================================================ 2005-02-08 Walter Schmidt vtexfree(at)gmx.net OS/2: Please see the "readme" file(s) in the ./os2 subdirectory. You will need to download everything in ./os2 and ./common.
 dante.ctan.org/tex-archive/systems/vtex/os2/
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