Processing LaTeX with GNU/Linux systems
Suppose you have a file
sample.tex written in LaTeX and you want to process it into a readable document on a GNU/Linux system.
To convert it into a DVI file go to a command line and move to the directory in which you saved the file. There run
latex sample.tex. Unless there is a problem you should now find a file called
sample.dvi in the directory.
To convert this into a PS postscript file which you can then print run
To convert this into a PDF file run
To convert a LaTeX file
sample.tex directly into a PDF file run