TeX is a typesetting system, developed by Donald E. Knuth,
intended for the creation of beautiful books
- cited from the primary TeX-reference
The TeXbook, Donald E. Knuth, Reading, MA, etc., 1986.But it's well suited for simpler tasks too.
Software to use TeX is part of Linux.
There is a lot of TeX information in the net.
Some basic links:
last change: 20. Sep. 2002