For documentation, the comprehensive links in the top-level file may be helpful.The documentation for nearly everything (packages, formats, fonts, program manuals, man pages, Info files) is in The tree which holds nearly all of the files in the original distribution—configuration files, scripts, packages, fonts, etc.(The main exception are the per-platform executables, which are stored in a sibling directory The tree which users can use for their own individual installations of additional or updated macros, fonts, etc.

This need for care is especially urgent on Windows, since in general Windows finds programs in the current directory before anything else, regardless of the search path. We have closed many holes, but undoubtedly some remain, especially with third-party programs.

Thus, we recommend checking for suspicious files in the current directory, especially executables (binaries or scripts).

, and is mostly (but not entirely) backward-compatible.

It is also intended to be a functional superset of Aleph (see below), though technical compatibility is not intended.

It gives three choices: “Simple install” starts up the wizard installer, “Custom install” the expert GUI installer, as described in section 3.1.3. After installing from DVD or ISO, if you want to get continuing updates from the Internet, please see 3.4.3.

The same installer program is run, whatever the source.

Ordinarily they should not be present, and definitely should not normally be created by merely processing a document.

Finally, (and its companion programs) are able to write files when processing documents, a feature that can also be abused in a wide variety of ways.

Te X Live is an "easy way to get up and running with the Te X document production system.