LyX for Linux is a document processor designed for those who want professional output with a minimum of effort--and without having to become specialists in typesetting. The job of typesetting is done mostly by the computer, not you. LyX combines the comfortable interface of a word processor with the high quality of a real typesetting system. LyX uses LaTeX, a typesetting system for a wide range of documents. This download is a gzipped TAR source package.