[tex-k] LaTeX Web2C 7.3.3

Julian Gilbey J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk
Wed, 11 Apr 2001 12:30:27 +0100

On Tue, Apr 10, 2001 at 11:32:54AM -0400, Henning.Baer@HAP.com wrote:
> Dear Sir or Madam,
> I downloaded LaTeX but I can't run it. I typed in: "latex epsf.tex" and got
> an error message:
> This is TeX, Version 3.14159 (Web2C 7.3.3)
> I can't find the format file `latex.fmt'!
> Where can I get that file?

How did you download it?  If you downloaded teTeX, then all you should
have to do is run "texconfig init" as root.  If not, I'm not sure how
to do it easily.  (It is probably a good idea to read any installation
instructions which came with the software.)



         Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
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