Binary package “texlive-base” in ubuntu cosmic

TeX Live: Essential programs and files

 These files are regarded as basic for any TeX system, covering plain TeX
 macros, Computer Modern fonts, and configuration for common drivers; no
 LaTeX.
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 This package includes the following CTAN packages:
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 texlive.infra -- basic TeX Live infrastructure
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 amsfonts -- TeX fonts from the American Mathematical Society
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 bibtex -- Process bibliographies for LaTeX, etc
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 cm -- Computer Modern fonts
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 dvipdfmx -- An extended version of dvipdfm
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 dvips -- A DVI to PostScript driver
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 enctex -- A TeX extension that translates input on its way into TeX
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 etex -- An extended version of TeX, from the NTS project
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 etex-pkg -- E-TeX support package
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 glyphlist -- Adobe Glyph List and TeX extensions
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 graphics-def -- Colour and graphics option files
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 gsftopk -- Convert "Ghostscript fonts" to PK files
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 hyph-utf8 -- Hyphenation patterns expressed in UTF-8
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 hyphen-base -- core hyphenation support files
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 ifluatex -- Provides the \ifluatex switch
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 ifxetex -- Am I running under XeTeX?
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 knuth-lib -- A small library of Metafont sources
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 knuth-local -- Knuth's local information
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 kpathsea -- Path searching library for TeX-related files
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 lua-alt-getopt -- Process application arguments the same way as getopt_long
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 luatex -- The LuaTeX engine
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 makeindex -- Makeindex development sources
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 metafont -- A system for specifying fonts
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 mflogo -- LaTeX support for Metafont logo fonts
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 mfware -- Supporting tools for use with Metafont
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 pdftex -- A TeX extension for direct creation of PDF
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 plain -- The Plain TeX format
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 tetex -- scripts and files originally from teTeX
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 tex -- A sophisticated typesetting engine
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 tex-ini-files -- Model TeX format creation files
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 texlive-common -- TeX Live documentation (common elements)
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 texlive-docindex -- top-level TeX Live doc.html, etc.
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 texlive-en -- TeX Live manual (English)
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 unicode-data -- Unicode data and loaders for TeX
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 updmap-map -- auto-generated font map files
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 xdvi -- A DVI previewer for the X Window System
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 texdoc -- Documentation access for TeX Live
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 texdoctk -- Easy access to package documentation