mathtex - Generate image from LaTeX command

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name mathtex
Package version 1.03
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 412 B
Download size 91.91 KB
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MathTeX is a cgi program that lets you easily embed LaTeX math
in your own html pages, blogs, wikis, etc.  It parses a LaTeX
math expression and immediately emits the corresponding gif
(or png) image, rather than the usual TeX dvi.


Package Version Architecture Repository
mathtex_1.03-1_i386.deb 1.03 i386 Ubuntu Universe
mathtex - - -


Name Value
dvipng -
libc6 >= 2.4
texlive -


Type URL
Binary Package mathtex_1.03-1_amd64.deb
Source Package mathtex

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install mathtex deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install mathtex




2009-11-29 - Johan Henriksson <>
mathtex (1.03-1) unstable; urgency=high
* New upstream release.
- Fix "CVE-2009-1383 arbitrary code execution via crafted dpi tag" 
(Closes: #537258)
- Fix "CVE-2009-2461 CVE-2009-2460 mult. security issues" (Closes: #537253)
* Fix "manpage inconsistency" (Closes: #535862)
* Fix "package description" (Closes: #520216)
2008-12-23 - Johan Henriksson <>
mathtex (1.01-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #509626)

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