On Wed, 15 Nov 2006 18:41:24 +0300, Artur G. Sibagatullin wrote: >> Latex is one crucial piece of software for me, as I'm writing my thesis, > I'm writing it too :) >> so I HAVE to have it working. It does work out of the box. Maybe you have >> some missing packages? This is what I have: >> >> tetex-prosper-1.5-3.fc6 >> tetex-xdvi-3.0-32.fc6 >> tetex-dvips-3.0-32.fc6 >> tetex-fonts-3.0-32.fc6 >> tetex-latex-3.0-32.fc6 >> tetex-3.0-32.fc6 > > I have no only tetex-prosper. I'm installing it now. >> >> Do you have enough space on the disk? > Yes a lot of. over 20G >> Are you running out of memory? > a lot too 400M free >> Is the processor slow? (Although I used latex on a 300MHz pc with 6Gb >> disk and 64Mb of ram, in the days of yore of RH5.0, and before). > Intel Pentium 3GHz rather fast I think ... > > Prosper is for making presentation slides. I'm not even using it, I use foils instead, with ppower4 for effects. I don't know what to say, it looks like you have space and the right packages.