"According to its Web site, LyX is 'the first WYSIWYM document
processor,' coupling a familiar word processing front end to the
powerful LaTeX typesetting engine. Last month's new version 1.5
release includes a revamped interface, big improvements in
multilanguage support, and enhanced tools for incorporating math,
tables, and outlines.
"The LyX Web site distributes the application in tar archives as
source code and binaries, but provide links to contributed builds
for most popular Linux distributions. Your distro may already
include LyX as a supported package. I used the contributed Ubuntu
Feisty packages linked to from the LyX wiki, and encountered no
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