Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Some important TeX Live packages to install

I have found out that the standard TeX Live package installation misses some packages which are important in order to compile LaTeX using some packages such as "nomencl.sty" and others. Here is a list I find I need:

Not sure why this one is important, but I've seen it somwhere.

texlive-latex3 - TeX Live: LaTeX3 packages

This package includes the following CTAN packages:
expl3 -- Packages showing a proposed LaTeX3 programming convention.
keys3 --
mh -- The MH bundle
xpackages -- High-level LaTeX3 concepts.

texlive-math-extra - TeX Live: Advanced math typesetting

Extra math

This package includes the following CTAN packages:
12many -- Generalising mathematical index sets.
amstex -- American Mathematical Society plain TeX macros.
boldtensors -- Bold latin and greek characters through simple prefix characters.
bosisio -- A collection of packages by Francesco Bosisio.
ccfonts -- Support for Concrete text and math fonts in LaTeX.
commath -- Mathematics typesetting support.
concmath -- Concrete Math fonts.
concrete -- Concrete Roman fonts.
extarrows -- Extra Arrows beyond those provided in AMSmath
extpfeil -- Extensible arrows in mathematics.
faktor -- Typeset quotient structures with LaTeX.
ionumbers -- Restyle numbers in maths mode.
isomath -- Mathematics conformant to ISO 31.
mathcomp -- Text symbols in maths mode.
mattens -- Matrices/tensor typesetting.
mhequ -- Multicolumn equations, tags, labels, sub-numbering.
multiobjective -- Symbols for multibojective optimisation etc.
nath -- Natural mathematics notation.
proba -- Shortcuts commands to symbols used in probability texts.
shuffle -- A symbol for the shuffle product.
statex2 -- Statistics style.
stex -- An Infrastructure for Semantic Preloading of LaTeX Documents.
stmaryrd -- St Mary Road symbols for theoretical computer science.
susy -- Macros for SuperSymmetry-related work.
syllogism -- Typeset syllogisms in LaTeX.
synproof -- Easy drawing of syntactic proofs.
tablor -- Create tables of signs and of variations.
tensor -- Typeset tensors.
tex-ewd -- Macros to typeset calculational proofs and programs in
Dijkstra's style.
thmbox -- Decorate theorem statements.
turnstile -- Typeset the (logic) turnstile notation.
venn -- Creating Venn diagrams with MetaPost.
yhmath -- Extended maths fonts for LaTeX.

Not sure why this is important either, but I remember seeing it somewhere too.

ttf-jsmath - TeX fonts to display jsMath pages

jsMath uses some TeX fonts to render mathematical contents in web pages
so jsMath pages should be displayed much better with this package.

texlive-generic-extra - TeX Live: Extra generic packages

Extra packages that work with multiple formats, typically both TeX and

This package includes the following CTAN packages:
abbr -- Simple macros supporting abreviations for Plain and LaTeX.
abstyles -- Adaptable BibTeX styles.
barr -- Diagram macros by Michael Barr.
borceux -- Diagram macros by Francois Borceux.
c-pascal -- Typeset Python, C and Pascal programs.
colorsep -- Color separation.
dinat -- Bibliography style for German texts.
dirtree -- Display trees in the style of windows explorer.
eijkhout -- Victor Eijkhout's packages.
encxvlna -- Insert nonbreakable spaces, using encTeX.
fenixpar -- One-shot changes to token registers such as \everypar.
fltpoint -- Simple floating point arithmetic.
insbox -- A TeX macro for inserting pictures/boxes into paragraphs.
mathdots -- Commands to produce dots in math that respect font size.
metatex -- Incorporate MetaFont pictures in TeX source.
mftoeps --
midnight -- A set of useful macro tools.
multi --
ofs -- Macros for managing large font collections.
pdf-trans -- A set of macros for various transformations of TeX boxes.
shade -- Shade pieces of text.
tabto-generic -- "Tab" to a measured position in the line.
vrb -- Verbatim macros in plain TeX.
vtex --
xlop -- Calculates and displays arithmetic operations.

texlive-plain-extra - TeX Live: Plain TeX supplementary packages

Add-on packages and macros that work with plain TeX.

This package includes the following CTAN packages:
figflow -- Flow text around a figure.
fixpdfmag -- Fix magnification in PDFTeX.
font-change -- Macros to Change Text and Math fonts in plain TeX.
fontch -- Changing fonts, sizes and encodings in Plain TeX.
hyplain -- Basic support for multiple languages in Plain TeX.
jsmisc -- Miscellaneous macros from Joachim Schrod.
mkpattern -- A utility for making hyphenation patterns.
newsletr -- Macros for making newsletters with Plain TeX.
placeins-plain -- Insertions that keep their place.
plgraph -- The LaTeX picture mode, for use with Plain TeX.
plnfss -- Font selection for Plain TeX.
resumemac -- Plain TeX macros for resumes.
timetable -- Generate timetables.
treetex -- Draw trees.
typespec -- Create font samplers.
varisize -- Change font size in Plain TeX.
vertex -- Styles for economics working papers and journals.

texlive-formats-extra - TeX Live: Extra formats

A collection of TeX `formats', ie large-scale macro packages designed to be
dumped into .fmt file

This package includes the following CTAN packages:
alatex -- Abstract LaTeX.
edmac -- Typeset scholarly edition.
eplain -- Extended plain tex macros.
mltex -- The MLTeX system.
physe -- The PHYSE format.
phyzzx -- A TeX format for physicists.
psizzl -- A TeX format for physics papers.
startex -- An XML-inspired format for student use.
texsis -- Plain TeX macros for Physicists.
ytex -- Macro package developed at MIT.

jsmath-fonts - raster fonts for jsMath

Rasterized fonts saved in image files to enable viewing of jsMath
pages by a web-browser which is missing access to TeX fonts.

Homepage: http://www.math.union.edu/~dpvc/jsMath

texlive-latex-extra - TeX Live: LaTeX supplementary packages

A large collection of add-on packages for LaTeX.

This package includes the following CTAN packages:
AkkTeX -- A collection of packages and classes.
ESIEEcv -- Curriculum vitae for French use.
HA-prosper -- Patches and improvements for prosper.
Tabbing -- Tabbing with accented letters.
a0poster -- Support for designing posters on large paper.
abstract -- Control the typesetting of the abstract environment.
achemso -- Support for American Chemical Society journal submissions.
acronym -- Expand acronyms at least once.
addlines -- A user-friendly wrapper around \enlargethispage.
adrconv -- BibTeX styles to implement an address database.
adrlist -- Using address lists in LaTeX.
akletter -- Comprehensive letter support.
alterqcm -- Multiple choice questionnaires in two column tables.
altfont -- Alternative font handling in LaTeX.
amsaddr -- Alter the position of affiliations in amsart.
animate -- Create PDF animations from graphics files and inline graphics.
anonchap -- Make chapters be typeset like sections.
answers -- Setting questions (or exercises) and answers.
anyfontsize -- Select any font size in LaTeX.
appendix -- Extra control of appendices.
arcs -- Draw arcs over and under text
arrayjob -- Array data structures for (La)TeX.
assignment -- A class file for typesetting homework and lab assignments
attachfile -- Attach arbitrary files to a PDF document
authoraftertitle -- Make author, etc., available after \maketitle.
authorindex -- Index citations by author names.
autotab -- Generating tabulars from input data.
beamer-contrib -- Contributed beamer theme.
beamerposter -- Extend beamer and a0poster for custom sized posters.
begriff -- Typeset Begriffschrift.
beton -- Use Concrete fonts.
bez123 -- Support for Bezier curves.
bezos -- Packages by Javier Bezos.
bigfoot -- Footnotes for critical editions.
binomexp -- Calculate Pascal's triangle.
bizcard -- Typeset business cards.
blindtext -- Producing 'blind' text for testing.
blowup -- Upscale or downscale all pages of a document.
boites -- Boxes that may break across pages
bookest -- Extended book class.
booklet -- Aids for printing simple booklets.
boolexpr -- A boolean expression evaluator and a switch command.
bophook -- Provides an At-Begin-Page hook.
boxhandler -- Flexible Captioning and Deferred Box/List Printing.
bracketkey -- Produce bracketed identification keys.
breakurl -- Line-breakable \url-like links in hyperref when compiling via
bullcntr -- Display list item counter as regular pattern of bullets.
bussproofs -- Proof trees in the style of the sequent calculus.
calctab -- Language for numeric tables.
calrsfs -- Copperplate calligraphic letters in LaTeX.
calxxxx -- Prints a card-size calendar for any year.
captcont -- Retain float number across several floats.
casyl -- Typeset Cree/Inuktitut in Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics.
catechis -- Macros for typesetting catechisms.
cbcoptic -- Coptic fonts and LaTeX macros for general usage and for
ccaption -- Continuation headings and legends for floats.
cclicenses -- Typeset Creative Commons licence logos.
cd -- Typeset CD covers.
cd-cover -- Typeset CD covers.
cdpbundl -- Business letters in the Italian style.
cellspace -- Ensure minimal spacing of table cells.
changebar -- Generate changebars in LaTeX documents.
changelayout -- Change the layout of individual pages and their text.
changepage -- Margin adjustment and detection of odd/even pages.
changes -- Manual change markup.
chappg -- Page numbering by chapter.
chapterfolder -- Package for working with complicated folder structures.
chletter -- Class for typesetting letters to Swiss rules.
chngcntr -- Change the resetting of counters.
circ -- Macros for typesetting circuit diagrams.
cjw -- A bundle of packages and classes.
clefval -- Key/value support with a hash.
cleveref -- Automatic cross-reference formatting.
clock -- Graphical and textual clocks for TeX and LaTeX.
cmdstring -- Get command name reliably.
cmdtrack -- Check used commands.
cmsd -- Interfaces to the CM Sans Serif Bold fonts.
codedoc -- LaTeX code and documentation in LaTeX-format file.
codepage -- Support for variant code pages.
colorinfo -- Retrieve colour model and values for defined colours.
colorwav -- Colours by wavelength of visible light.
combine -- Bundle individual documents into a single document.
comment -- Selectively include/excludes portions of text.
concprog -- Concert programmes.
constants -- Automatic numbering of constants.
contour -- Print a coloured contour around text.
cooking -- Typeset recipes.
cool -- COntent-Oriented LaTeX.
coollist -- Manipulate COntent Oriented LaTeX Lists.
coolstr -- String manipulation in LaTeX.
cooltooltips -- Associate a pop-up window and tooltip with PDF hyperlinks.
coordsys -- Draw cartesian coordinate systems.
courseoutline -- Prepare university course outlines.
coursepaper -- Prepare university course papers.
coverpage -- Automatic cover page creation for scientific papers (with
BibTeX data and copyright notice).
crossreference -- Crossreferences within documents.
csquotes -- Context sensitive quotation facilities.
csvtools -- Reading data from CSV files.
cuisine -- Typeset recipes.
currvita -- Typeset a curriculum vitae.
cursor -- Draw a cursor in an equation.
cv -- A package for creating a curriculum vitae.
cweb-latex -- A LaTeX version of CWEB.
cwpuzzle -- Typeset crossword puzzles.
dashbox -- Draw dashed boxes.
dashrule -- Draw dashed rules.
datatool -- Tools to load and manipulate data.
dateiliste -- Extensions of the \listfiles concept.
datenumber -- Convert a date into a number and vice versa.
datetime -- Change format of \today with commands for current time.
decimal -- LaTeX package for the English raised decimal point.
delimtxt -- Read and parse text tables.
diagnose -- A diagnostic tool for a TeX installation.
dialogl -- Macros for constructing interactive LaTeX scripts.
dichokey -- Construct dichotomous identification keys.
dinbrief -- German letter DIN style.
directory -- An address book using BibTeX.
dlfltxb -- Macros related to "Introdktion til LaTeX".
dnaseq -- Format DNA base sequences.
docmfp -- Document non-LaTeX code.
docmute -- Convert document fragments into graphics.
doi -- Create correct hyperlinks for DOI numbers.
dotarrow -- Extendable dotted arrows.
dotseqn -- Flush left equations with dotted leaders to the numbers.
dox -- Extend the doc package.
dpfloat -- Support for double-page floats.
dprogress -- LaTeX-relevant log information for debugging.
drac -- Declare active character substitution, robustly.
draftcopy -- Identify draft copies.
draftwatermark -- Put a grey textual watermark on document pages.
dtk -- Document class for the journal of DANTE.
dtxgallery -- A small collection of minimal DTX examples.
dvdcoll -- A class for typesetting DVD archives
eCards -- Electronic flash cards.
easy -- A collection of easy-to-use macros.
easylist -- Lists using a single active character.
ean13isbn -- Print EAN13 for ISBN.
ebezier -- Device independent picture environment enhancement.
ecclesiastic -- Typesetting Ecclesiastic Latin.
ecv -- A fancy Curriculum Vitae class.
ed -- Editorial Notes for LaTeX documents.
edmargin -- Multiple series of endnotes for critical editions.
eemeir -- Adjust the gender of words in a document.
egplot -- Encapsulate Gnuplot sources in LaTeX documents.
ellipsis -- Fix uneven spacing around ellipses in LaTeX text mode.
elmath -- Mathematics in Greek texts.
elpres -- A simple class for electronic presentations
elsarticle -- Class for articles for submission to Elsevier journals.
em --
emptypage -- Make empty pages really empty.
emulateapj -- Produce output similar to that of APJ.
endfloat -- Move floats to the end with markers where they belong.
endheads -- Running headers of the form "Notes to pp.xx-yy"
engpron -- Helps to type the pronunciation of English words.
engrec -- Enumerate with lower- or uppercase Greek letters.
enumitem -- Control layout of itemize, enumerate, description.
envbig -- Printing addresses on envelopes.
environ -- A new interface for environments in LaTeX.
envlab -- Addresses on envelopes or mailing labels.
epigraph -- A package for typesetting epigraphs.
epiolmec -- Typesetting the Epi-Olmec Language.
eqexam -- A stand-alone exam package.
eqlist -- Description lists with equal indentation.
eqname -- Name tags for equations.
eqparbox -- Create equal-widthed parboxes.
errata -- Error markup for LaTeX documents.
esdiff -- Simplify typesetting of derivatives.
esint -- Extended set of integrals for Computer Modern.
esint-type1 -- Font esint10 in Type 1 format
etaremune -- Reverse-counting enumerate environment.
etextools -- e-TeX tools for LaTeX users and package writers.
etoolbox -- Tool-box for LaTeX programmers using e-TeX.
eukdate -- UK format dates, with weekday.
europecv -- Unofficial class for European curricula vitae.
everypage -- Provide hooks to be run on every page of a document.
exam -- Package for typesetting exam scripts.
examdesign -- LaTeX class for typesetting exams.
examplep -- Verbatim phrases and listings in LaTeX.
exceltex -- Get data from Excel files into LaTeX.
exercise -- Typeset exercises, problems, etc. and their answers
exp-testopt -- Expandable \@testopt (and related) macros.
expdlist -- Expanded description environments.
export -- Import and export values of LaTeX registers.
extract -- Extract parts of a document and write to another document.
facsimile -- Document class for preparing faxes.
fancynum -- Typeset numbers.
fancytooltips -- Include a wide range of material in PDF tooltips.
figsize -- Auto-size graphics.
filecontents -- Extended filecontents and filecontents* environments
fink -- The LaTeX2e File Name Keeper.
fixfoot -- Multiple use of the same footnote text.
fixme -- Insert "fixme" notes into draft documents.
flabels -- Labels for files and folders.
flacards -- Generate flashcards for printing.
flagderiv -- Flag style derivation package
flashcards -- A class for typesetting flashcards.
flippdf -- Horizontal flipping of pages with pdfLaTeX.
floatrow -- Modifying the layout of floats.
flowfram -- Create text frames for posters, brochures or magazines.
fltpage -- Place caption on an adjacent page.
fmp -- Include Functional MetaPost in LaTeX.
fmtcount -- Display the value of a LaTeX counter in a variety of formats.
fn2end -- Convert footnotes to endnotes.
fnbreak -- Warn for split footnotes.
fncychap -- Seven predefined chapter heading styles.
foilhtml -- Interface between foiltex and LaTeX2HTML.
fonttable -- Print font tables from a LaTeX document.
footmisc -- A range of footnote options.
footnpag -- Per-page numbering of footnotes.
forarray -- Using array structures in LaTeX.
forloop -- Iteration in LaTeX.
formlett -- Letters to multiple recipients.
formular -- Create forms containing field for manual entry.
fragments -- Fragments of LaTeX code.
frankenstein -- A collection of LaTeX packages.
fribrief -- Two LaTeX classes for writing letters in German.
fullblck -- Left-blocking for letter class.
fullpict -- Full page pictures.
fundus -- Providing LaTeX access to various font families.
g-brief -- Letter document class.
gauss -- A package for Gaussian operations.
gcard -- Arrange text on a sheet to fold into a greeting card.
gcite -- Citations in a reader-friendly style.
genmpage -- Generalization of LaTeX's minipages.
getfiledate -- Find the date of last modification of a file.
ginpenc -- Modification of inputenc for German.
gloss -- Create glossaries using BibTeX.
glossaries -- Create glossaries and lists of acronyms.
gmdoc -- Documentation of LaTeX packages.
gmdoc-enhance -- Some enhancements to the gmdoc package.
gmeometric -- Change page size wherever it's safe
gmiflink -- Simplify usage of \hypertarget and \hyperlink.
gmutils -- Support macros for other packages.
gmverb -- A variant of LaTeX \verb, verbatim and shortvrb.
graphicx-psmin -- Reduce size of PostScript files by not repeating images.
grfpaste -- Include fragments of a dvi file.
grid -- Grid typesetting in LaTeX.
gridset -- Grid, a.k.a. in-register, setting.
guitlogo -- Macros for typesetting the GuIT logo.
hanging -- Hanging paragraphs.
harpoon -- Extra harpoons, using the graphics package.
hc -- Replacement for the LaTeX classes.
hhtensor -- Print vectors, matrices, and tensors.
histogr -- Draw histograms with the LaTeX picture environment.
hitec -- Class for documentation.
hpsdiss -- A dissertation class.
hvfloat -- Rotating caption and object of floats independently.
hypdvips -- Hyperref extensions for use with dvips.
hyper -- Hypertext cross referencing.
hyperref-docsrc --
hyperxmp -- Embed XMP metadata within a LaTeX document.
hyphenat -- Disable/enable hypenation.
ifmslide -- Presentation slides for screen and printouts.
ifmtarg -- If-then-else command for processing potentially empty arguments.
ifplatform -- Conditionals to test which platform is being used.
image-gallery -- Create an overview of pictures from a digital camera or
from other sources.
import -- Establish input relative to a directory.
inlinedef -- Inline expansions within definitions.
interactiveworkbook -- latex-based interactive PDF on the web
inversepath -- Calculate inverse file paths.
iso -- Generic ISO standards typesetting macros.
iso10303 -- Typesetting the STEP standards.
isodate -- Tune the output format of dates according to language.
isonums -- Display numbers in maths mode according to ISO 31-0.
isodoc -- A LaTeX class for the preparation of letters and invoices.
isorot -- Rotation of document elements.
isotope -- A package for type setting isotopes
kastrup --
kerntest -- Print tables and generate control files to adjust kernings.
keycommand -- Simple creation of commands with key-value arguments.
keystroke -- Graphical representation of keys on keyboard.
labbook -- Typeset laboratory journals.
labelcas -- Check the existence of labels, and fork accordingly.
labels -- Print sheets of sticky labels.
lastpage -- Reference last page for Page N of M type footers.
latex-tds -- A structured copy of the LaTeX distribution.
layouts -- Display various elements of a document's layout.
lazylist -- Lists in TeX's "mouth".
lcd -- Alphanumerical LCD-style displays.
lcg -- Generate random integers.
leading -- Define leading with a length.
leaflet -- Create small handouts (flyers).
leftidx -- Left and right subscripts and superscripts in math mode.
lettre -- Letters and faxes in French.
lettrine -- Typeset dropped capitals.
lewis -- Draw Lewis structures.
lhelp -- Miscellaneous helper packages.
limap -- Typeset maps and blocks according to the Information Mapping
lipsum -- Easy access to the Lorem Ipsum dummy text.
listliketab -- Typeset lists as tables.
listofsymbols -- Create and manipulate lists of symbols
lkproof -- LK Proof figure macros.
localloc -- Macros for localizing TeX register allocations.
logical-markup-utils -- Packages for language-dependent inline quotes and
logpap -- Generate logarithmic graph paper with LaTeX.
lsc -- Typesetting Live Sequence Charts.
ltablex -- Table package extensions.
ltabptch -- Bug fix for longtable.
ltxdockit -- Documentation support.
ltxindex -- A LaTeX package to typeset indices with GNU's Texindex.
ltxnew -- A simple means of creating commands.
mailing -- Macros for mail merging.
mailmerge -- Repeating text field substitution.
makebarcode -- Print various kinds 2/5 and Code 39 bar codes.
makebox -- Defines a \makebox* command.
makecell -- Tabular column heads and multilined cells.
makecirc -- A MetaPost library for drawing electrical circuit diagrams.
makecmds -- The new \makecommand command always (re)defines a command.
makedtx -- Perl script to help generate dtx and ins files
makeglos -- Include a glossary into a document.
manfnt -- LaTeX support for the TeX book symbols.
manuscript -- Emulate look of a document typed on a typewriter.
mapcodes -- Support for multiple character sets and encodings.
maple -- Styles and examples for the MAPLE newsletter.
marginnote -- Notes in the margin, even where \marginpar fails
mathexam -- Package for typesetting exams.
maybemath -- Make math bold or italic according to context.
mcaption -- Put captions in the margin.
mceinleger -- Creating covers for music cassettes.
mcite -- Multiple items in a single citation.
mciteplus -- Enhanced multiple citations.
memexsupp -- Experimental memoir support.
menu -- Typesetting menus.
method -- Typeset method and variable declarations.
metre -- Support for the work of classicists
mff -- Multiple font formats.
mftinc -- Pretty-print Metafont source.
midpage -- Environment for vertical centring.
minibox -- A simple type of box for LaTeX.
minipage-marginpar -- Minipages with marginal notes.
minitoc -- Produce a table of contents for each chapter, part or section.
minutes -- Package for writing minutes of meetings.
misc209 --
mla-paper -- Proper MLA formatting.
mlist -- Logical markup for lists.
mmap -- Include CMap resources in PDF files from PDFTeX.
moderncv -- A modern curriculum vitae class.
modref -- Customisation of cross-references in LaTeX.
modroman -- Write numbers in lower case roman numerals.
morefloats -- Increase the number of simultaneous LaTeX floats.
moresize -- Allows font sizes up to 35.83pt.
moreverb -- Extended verbatim.
movie15 -- Multimedia inclusion package.
mparhack -- A workaround for a LaTeX bug in marginpars.
msc -- Draw MSC diagrams.
msg -- A package for LaTeX localisation.
mslapa -- Michael Landy's APA citation style.
mtgreek -- Use italic and upright greek letters with mathtime.
multenum -- Multi-column enumerated lists.
multibbl -- Multiple bibliographies.
multicap -- Format captions inside multicols
multirow -- Create tabular cells spanning multiple rows.
nag -- Detecting and warning about obsolete LaTeX commands
namespc -- Rudimentary c++-like namespaces in LaTeX.
ncclatex -- An extended general-purpose class
ncctools -- A collection of general packages for LaTeX
needspace -- Insert pagebreak if not enough space.
newfile -- User level management of LaTeX input and output.
newlfm -- Write letters, facsimiles, and memos.
newspaper -- Typeset newsletters to resemble newspapers.
newvbtm -- Define your own verbatim-like environment.
nextpage -- Generalisations of the page advance commands.
nfssext-cfr -- Extensions to the LaTeX NFSS.
niceframe -- Support for fancy frames.
nicetext -- Minimal markup for simple text (Wikipedia style) and
noitcrul -- Improved underlines in mathematics.
nomencl -- Produce lists of symbols as in nomenclature.
nomentbl -- Nomenclature typeset in a longtable
nonfloat -- Non-floating table and figure captions.
notes -- Mark sections of a document.
ntabbing -- Simple tabbing extension for automatic line numbering.
ntheorem -- Enhanced theorem environment.
numname -- Convert a number to its English expression.
numprint -- Print numbers with separators and exponent if necessary.
ocr-latex -- LaTeX support for ocr fonts.
octavo -- Typeset books following classical design and layout.
oldstyle -- Old style numbers in OT1 encoding.
onlyamsmath -- Inhibit use of non-amsmath mathematics markup when using
opcit -- Footnote-style bibliographical references.
outline -- List environment for making outlines.
outliner -- Change section levels easily.
overpic -- Combine LaTeX commands over included graphics.
pagecont -- Page numbering that continues between documents.
pagenote -- Notes at end of document.
paper -- Versions of article class, tuned for scholarly publications.
papercdcase -- Origami-style folding paper CD case.
papertex -- Class for newspapers, etc.
paralist -- Enumerate and itemize within paragraphs.
paresse -- Defines simple macros for greek letters.
patch -- Patch loaded packages, etc..
patchcmd -- Change the definition of an existing command.
pauldoc -- German LaTeX package documentation.
pawpict -- Using graphics from PAW.
pax -- Extract and reinsert PDF annotations with pdfTeX.
pbox -- A variable-width \parbox command.
pbsheet -- Problem sheet class.
pdfcomment -- A user-friendly interface to pdf annotations.
pdfcprot -- Activating and setting of character protruding using pdflatex.
pdfmarginpar -- Generate marginpar-equivalent PDF annotations.
pdfscreen -- Support screen-based document design.
pdfslide -- Presentation slides using pdftex.
pdfsync -- Provide links between source and PDF.
pdfwin --
pdfx -- PDF/X-1a and PDF/A-1b support for pdfTeX.
pecha -- Print Tibetan text in the classic pecha layout style.
perltex -- Define LaTeX macros in terms of Perl code
permute -- Support for symmetric groups.
petiteannonce -- A class for small advertisements.
philex -- Cross references for named and numbered environments.
photo -- A float environment for photographs.
pittetd -- Electronic Theses and Dissertations at Pitt.
placeins -- Control float placement.
plates -- Arrange for "plates" sections of documents.
plweb -- Literate Programming for Prolog with LaTeX.
polyglot --
polynom -- Macros for manipulating polynomials.
polynomial -- Typeset (univariate) polynomials.
polytable -- Tabular-like environments with named columns.
postcards -- Facilitates mass-mailing of postcards (junkmail).
ppr-prv -- Prosper preview.
preprint -- A bundle of packages provided "as is".
prettyref -- Make label references "self-identify".
printlen -- Print lengths using specified units.
probsoln -- generate problem sheets and their solution sheets
program -- Typesetting programs and algorithms.
progress -- Creates an overview of a document's state.
properties -- Load properties from a file.
protex -- Literate programming package.
protocol -- A class for typesetting minutes of meetings.
psfragx -- A psfrag eXtension.
pst-pdf -- Make PDF versions of graphics by processing between runs.
pstool -- Support for psfrag within pdfLaTeX.
qcm -- A LaTeX2e class for making multiple choice questionnaires
qstest -- Bundle for unit tests and pattern matching.
qsymbols -- Maths symbol abbreviations.
quotchap -- Decorative chapter headings.
quotmark -- Consistent quote marks.
randtext -- Randomise the order of characters in strings.
rangen -- Generate random integers, rational and decimal numbers.
rccol -- Decimal-centered optionally rounded numbers in tabular.
rcs-multi -- Typeset RCS version control in multiple-file documents.
rcsinfo -- Support for the revision control system.
recipe -- A LaTeX class to typeset recipes.
recipecard -- Typeset recipes in note-card-sized boxes.
rectopma -- Recycle top matter.
refcheck -- Check references (in figures, table, equations, etc).
refman -- Format technical reference manuals.
refstyle -- Advanced formatting of cross references.
regcount -- Display the allocation status of the TeX registers.
register -- Typeset programmable elements in digital hardware (registers).
relenc -- A "relaxed" font encoding.
repeatindex -- Repeat items in an index after a page or column break
rjlparshap --
rlepsf -- Rewrite labels in EPS graphics.
rmpage -- A package to help change page layout parameters in LaTeX.
robustcommand -- Declare robust command, with \newcommand checks.
robustindex -- Create index with pagerefs.
romannum -- Generate roman numerals instead of arabic digits.
rotfloat -- Rotate floats.
rotpages -- Typeset sets of pages upside-down and backwards.
rtkinenc -- Input encoding with fallback procedures.
sagetex -- Embed Sage code and plots into LaTeX.
sauerj -- A bundle of utilities by Jonathan Sauer.
savefnmark -- Save name of the footnote mark for reuse.
savesym -- Redefine symbols where names conflict.
savetrees -- Pack as much as possible onto each page of a LaTeX document.
scale -- Scale document by sqrt(2) or magstep(2).
scalebar -- Create scalebars for maps, diagrams or photos.
sciwordconv -- Use Scientific Word/WorkPlace files with another TeX.
script -- Variant report and book styles.
sdrt -- Macros for Segmented Discourse Representation Theory.
sectionbox -- Create fancy boxed ((sub)sub)sections.
sectsty -- Control sectional headers.
selectp -- Select pages to be output.
semantic -- Help for writing programming language semantics.
semioneside -- Put only special contents on left-hand pages in two sided
seqsplit -- Split long sequences of characters in a neutral way.
sf298 -- Standard form 298.
sffms -- Typesetting science fiction/fantasy manuscripts.
sfheaders -- Sans headers.
sfmath -- Sans-serif mathematics.
shadbox -- Shade the background of any box.
shadethm -- Theorem environments that are shaded
shapepar -- A macro to typeset paragraphs in specific shapes.
shipunov -- A collection of LaTeX packages and classes.
shorttoc -- Table of contents with different depths.
show2e -- Variants of \show for LaTeX2e.
showdim -- Variants on printing dimensions.
showexpl -- Typesetting LaTeX source code.
showlabels -- Show label commands in the margin.
sidecap -- Typeset captions sideways.
silence -- Selective filtering of error messages and warnings.
simplecv -- A simple class for writing curricula vitae.
simplewick -- Simple Wick contractions.
slantsc -- Access different-shaped small-caps fonts.
slashbox -- Both column and row headings in a tabular cell.
smalltableof -- Create listoffigures etc. in a single chapter.
smartref -- Extend LaTeX's \ref capability.
snapshot -- List the external dependencies of a LaTeX document.
soul -- Hyphenation for letterspacing, underlining, and more.
sparklines -- Drawing sparklines: intense, simple, wordlike graphics.
spverbatim -- Allow line breaks within \verb and verbatim output.
splitindex -- Unlimited number of indexes.
spotcolor -- Spot colours for pdfLaTeX.
sprite -- Macros to typeset simple bitmaps with LaTeX.
srcltx -- Jump between DVI and TeX files.
sseq -- Spectral sequence diagrams.
ssqquote -- Use the cmssq fonts.
stack -- Tools to define and use stacks.
statistik -- Store statistics of a document.
stdclsdv -- Provide sectioning information for package writers.
stdpage -- Standard pages with n lines of at most m characters each.
stringstrings -- String manipulation for cosmetic and programming
sttools -- Various macros.
stubs -- Create tear-off stubs at the bottom of a page.
subdepth -- Unify maths subscript height.
subeqn -- Package for subequation numbering.
subeqnarray -- Equation array with sub numbering.
subfigure -- Deprecated: Figures divided into subfigures.
subfloat -- Sub-numbering for figures and tables.
substr -- Deal with substrings in strings.
supertabular -- A multi-page tables package.
svgcolor -- Define SVG named colours.
svn -- Typeset Subversion keywords.
svn-multi -- Subversion keywords in multi-file LaTeX documents
svn-prov -- Subversion variants of \Provides... macros.
svninfo -- Typeset Subversion keywords.
syntax -- Creation of syntax diagrams.
syntrace -- Labels for tracing in a syntax tree.
synttree -- Typeset syntactic trees.
tableaux -- Construct tables of signs and variations.
tablenotes -- Notes in tables at end document.
tablists -- Tabulated lists of short items.
tabls -- Better vertical spacing in tables and arrays.
tabto-ltx -- "Tab" to a measured position in the line.
tabularcalc -- Calculate formulas in a tabular environment.
tabularew -- A variation on the tabular environment.
tabulary -- Tabular with variable width columns balanced.
talk -- A LaTeX class for presentations.
taupin --
tcldoc -- Doc/docstrip for tcl.
tdclock -- A ticking digital clock package for PDF output.
technics -- A package to format technical documents.
ted -- A (primitive) token list editor.
termcal -- Print a class calendar.
termlist -- Label any kind of term with a continuous counter.
texilikecover -- A cover-page package, like TeXinfo.
texlogos -- Ready-to-use LaTeX logos.
texmate -- Comprehensive chess annotation in LaTeX.
texments -- Using the Pygments highlighter in LaTeX.
texshade -- Package for setting nucleotide and peptide alignments.
textcase -- Case conversion ignoring mathematics, etc.
textfit -- Fit text to a desired size.
textmerg -- Merge text in TeX and LaTeX.
textpos -- Place boxes at arbitrary positions on the LaTeX page.
theoremref -- References with automatic theorem names.
threeparttablex -- Notes in longtables.
thinsp -- A stretchable \thinspace for LaTeX.
thmtools -- Extensions to theorem environments.
thumb -- Thumb marks in documents.
ticket -- Make labels, visting-cards, pins with LaTeX.
timesht --
timing -- Fonts and macro package for drawing timing diagrams.
titlefoot -- Add special material to footer of title page.
titlepic -- Add picture to title page of a document.
titlesec -- Select alternative section titles.
titling -- Control over the typesetting of the \maketitle command.
tocbibind -- Add bibliography/index/contents to Table of Contents.
tocloft -- Control table of contents, figures, etc.
tocvsec2 -- Section numbering and table of contents control.
todo -- Make a to-do list for a document.
todonotes -- Marking things to do in a LaTeX document.
tokenizer -- A tokenizer.
toolbox -- Macros for writing indices, glossaries.
topfloat -- Move floats to the top of the page.
totcount -- Find the last value of a counter.
totpages -- Count pages in a document, and report last page number.
tracking -- Adjust tracking of strings.
translator -- Provide an open platform for packages to be localized.
trfsigns -- Typeset transform signs.
trimspaces -- Trim spaces around an argument or within a macro.
trsym -- Symbols for transformations.
trivfloat -- Quick float definitions in LaTeX.
twoup -- Print two virtual pages on each physical page.
type1cm -- Arbitrary size font selection in LaTeX.
typedref -- Eliminate errors by enforcing the types of labels.
typogrid -- Print a typographic grid.
ucs -- Extended UTF-8 input encoding for LaTeX.
uebungsblatt -- A LaTeX class for writing exercise sheets.
ulsy -- Extra mathematical characters.
umoline -- Underline text allowing line breaking.
underlin -- Underlined running heads.
undertilde -- Typeset a tilde under one (or many) maths symbols.
units -- Typeset units.
unroman -- Converting Roman numerals to Arabic numbers.
upmethodology -- Writing specification such as for UP-based methodologies.
upquote -- Show "realistic" quotes in verbatim.
ushort -- Shorter (and longer) underlines and underbars.
varindex -- Luxury frontend to the \index command.
varsfromjobname -- Extract variables from the name of the LaTeX file.
varwidth -- A variable-width minipage.
vector -- LaTeX macros for vectors.
verbatimbox -- Deposit verbatim text in a box.
verbatimcopy -- Make copies of text documents from within LaTeX.
version -- Conditionally include text.
versions -- Optionally omit pieces of text.
vertbars -- Mark vertical rules in margin of text.
vhistory -- Support for creating a change log.
vita -- Configurable class for curricula vitarum.
vmargin -- Set various page dimensions.
volumes -- Typeset only parts of a document, with complete indexes etc.
vpe -- Source specials for PDF output.
vrsion -- Add version number to a DVI file.
vwcol -- Variable-width multiple text columns.
wallpaper -- Easy addition of wallpapers (background images) to LaTeX
documents, including tiling.
warning -- Global warnings at the end of the logfile.
warpcol -- Relative alignment of rows in numeric columns in tabulars.
was -- A collection of small packages by Walter Schmidt.
widetable -- An environment for typesetting tables of specified width
williams -- Miscellaneous macros by Peter Williams.
wordlike -- Simulating word processor layout.
wrapfig -- Produces figures which text can flow around.
xargs -- Define commands with many optional arguments.
xbmc --
xtab -- Break tables across pages.
xtcapts -- Defining language-dependent text macros.
xdoc -- Extending the LaTeX doc system.
xfor -- A reimplimentation of the LaTeX for-loop macro.
xifthen -- Extended conditional commands.
xmpincl -- Include eXtensible Metadata Platform data in PDFLaTeX.
xnewcommand -- Define \global and \protected commands with \newcommand.
xoptarg -- Expandable macros that take an optional argument.
xstring -- String manipulation for (La)TeX.
xytree -- Tree macros using XY-Pic.
yafoot -- A bundle of miscellaneous footnote packages.
yagusylo -- A symbol loader.
yplan -- Daily planner type calendar.
zed-csp -- Typesetting Z and CSP format specifications.
ziffer -- Conversion of punctuation in maths mode.
zwgetfdate -- Get package or file date.
zwpagelayout -- Page layout and crop-marks.
xmlplay -- Typeset Shakespeare's plays as marked up by Bosak.

texlive-fonts-extra - TeX Live: Extra fonts

This package includes the following CTAN packages:
Asana-Math -- A font to typeset maths in Xe(La)TeX.
albertus --
allrunes -- Fonts and LaTeX package for almost all runes.
antiqua -- the URW Antiqua Condensed Font.
antp -- Antykwa Poltawskiego: a Type 1 family of Polish traditional type.
antt -- Antykwa Torunska: a Type 1 family of a Polish traditional type.
apl -- Fonts for typesetting APL programs.
ar -- Capital A and capital R ligature for Apsect Ratio.
archaic -- A collection of archaic fonts.
arev -- Fonts and LaTeX support files for Arev Sans.
ascii -- Support for IBM "standard ASCII" font.
astro -- Astronomical (planetary) symbols.
atqolive --
augie -- Calligraphic font for typesetting handwriting.
auncial-new -- Artificial Uncial font and LaTeX support macros.
aurical -- Calligraphic fonts for use with LaTeX in T1 encoding.
barcodes -- Fonts for making barcodes.
bayer -- Herbert Bayers Universal Font For Metafont.
bbding -- A symbol (dingbat) font and LaTeX macros for its use.
bbm -- "Blackboard-style" cm fonts.
bbm-macros -- LaTeX support for "blackboard-style" cm fonts.
bbold -- Sans serif blackboard bold.
belleek -- Free replacement for basic MathTime fonts.
bera -- Bera fonts.
blacklettert1 -- T1-encoded versions of Haralambous old German fonts.
boisik -- A font inspired by Baskerville design.
bookhands -- A collection of book-hand fonts.
braille -- Support for braille.
brushscr -- A handwriting script font.
calligra -- Calligraphic font.
carolmin-ps -- Adobe Type 1 format of Carolingian Minuscule fonts.
cherokee -- A font for the Cherokee script.
clarendo --
cm-lgc -- Type 1 CM-based fonts for Latin, Greek and Cyrillic.
cmbright -- Computer Modern Bright fonts.
cmll -- Symbols for linear logic.
cmpica -- A Computer Modern Pica variant.
coronet --
courier-scaled -- Provides a scaled Courier font.
cryst -- Font for graphical symbols used in crystallography.
cyklop -- The Cyclop typeface.
dancers -- Font for Conan Doyle's "The Dancing Men".
dice -- A font for die faces.
dictsym -- DictSym font and macro package
dingbat -- Two dingbat symbol fonts.
doublestroke -- Typeset mathematical double stroke symbols.
dozenal -- Typeset documents using base twelve numbering (also called
duerer -- Computer Duerer fonts.
duerer-latex -- LaTeX support for the Duerer fonts.
ean -- Macros for making EAN barcodes.
ecc -- Sources for the European Concrete fonts.
eco -- Oldstyle numerals using EC fonts.
eiad -- Traditional style Irish fonts.
eiad-ltx -- LaTeX support for the eiad font.
elvish -- Fonts for typesetting Tolkien Elvish scripts.
epigrafica -- A Greek and Latin font.
epsdice -- A scalable dice "font".
esvect -- Vector arrows.
eulervm -- Euler virtual math fonts.
euxm --
feyn -- A font for in-text Feynman diagrams.
fge -- A font for Frege's Grundgesetze der Arithmetik.
foekfont -- The title font of the Mads Fok magazine.
fonetika -- Support for the danish "Dania" phonetic system.
fourier -- Using Utopia fonts in LaTeX documents.
fouriernc -- Use New Century Schoolbook text with Fourier maths fonts.
frcursive -- French cursive hand fonts.
garamond --
genealogy -- A compilation genealogy font.
gfsartemisia -- A modern Greek font design.
gfsbodoni -- A Greek and Latin font based on Bodoni.
gfscomplutum -- A Greek font with a long history.
gfsdidot -- A Greek font based on Didot's work.
gfsneohellenic -- A Greek font in the Neo-Hellenic style.
gfssolomos -- A Greek-alphabet font.
gothic -- A collection of old German-style fonts.
greenpoint -- The Green Point logo.
groff --
grotesq -- the URW Grotesk Bold Font.
hands -- Pointing hand font.
hfbright -- The hfbright fonts.
hfoldsty -- Old style numerals with EC fonts.
ifsym -- A collection of symbols.
inconsolata -- A monospaced font, with support files for use with TeX.
initials -- Adobe Type 1 decorative initial fonts.
iwona -- A two-element sans-serif font.
junicode -- A TrueType font for mediaevalists.
kixfont -- A font for KIX codes.
knuthotherfonts --
kpfonts -- A complete set of fonts for text and mathematics.
kurier -- A two-element sans-serif typeface.
lettrgth --
lfb -- A Greek font with normal and bold variants.
libertine -- Use the font Libertine with LaTeX.
libris -- Libris ADF fonts, with LaTeX support.
linearA -- Linear A script fonts.
logic -- A font for electronic logic design.
lxfonts -- Set of slide fonts based on CM.
ly1 -- Support for LY1 LaTeX encoding.
marigold --
mathabx -- Three series of mathematical symbols.
mathdesign -- Mathematical fonts to fit with particular text fonts.
mnsymbol -- Mathematical symbol font for Adobe MinionPro.
nkarta -- A "new" version of the karta cartographic fonts.
ocherokee -- LaTeX Support for the Cherokee language.
ogham -- Fonts for typesetting Ogham script.
oinuit -- LaTeX Support for the Inuktitut Language.
optima --
orkhun -- A font for orkhun script.
osmanian -- Osmanian font for writing Somali.
pacioli -- Fonts designed by Fra Luca de Pacioli in 1497.
pclnfss -- Font support for current PCL printers.
phaistos -- Disk of Phaistos font.
phonetic -- MetaFont Phonetic fonts, based on Computer Modern.
pigpen -- A font for the pigpen (or masonic) cipher.
psafm --
punk -- Donald Knuth's punk font.
recycle -- A font providing the "recyclable" logo.
sauter -- Wide range of design sizes for CM fonts.
sauterfonts -- Use sauter fonts in LaTeX.
semaphor -- Semaphore alphabet font.
simpsons -- MetaFont source for Simpsons characters.
skull -- A font to draw a skull.
staves -- Typeset Icelandic staves and runic letters.
tapir -- A simple geometrical font.
tengwarscript -- LaTeX support for using Tengwar fonts.
trajan -- Fonts from the Trajan column in Rome.
umtypewriter -- Fonts to typeset with the xgreek package.
univers --
universa -- Herbert Bayer's 'universal' font.
venturisadf -- Venturis ADF fonts collection.
wsuipa -- International Phonetic Alphabet fonts.
yfonts -- Support for old German fonts.
zefonts -- Virtual fonts to provide T1 encoding from existing fonts.

texlive-bibtex-extra - TeX Live: Extra BibTeX styles

Additional BibTeX styles and bibliography databases.

This package includes the following CTAN packages:
aichej -- Bibliography style file for the AIChE Journal.
amsrefs -- A LaTeX-based replacement for BibTeX.
apacite -- Citation style following the rules of the APA.
apalike2 -- Bibliography style that approaches APA requirements.
beebe --
bibarts -- "Arts"-style bibliographical information.
bibhtml -- BibTeX support for HTML files.
biblist -- Print a BibTeX database.
bibtopic -- Include multiple bibliographies in a document.
bibtopicprefix -- Prefix references to bibliographies produced by bibtopic.
bibunits -- Multiple bibliographies in one document.
cell -- Bibliography style for Cell.
chicago -- A "Chicago" bibliography style.
chicago-annote -- Chicago-based annotated BibTeX style.
chembst -- A collection of BibTeX files for chemistry journals.
collref -- Collect blocks of references into a single reference.
compactbib -- Multiple thebibliography environments.
custom-bib -- Customised BibTeX styles.
din1505 -- Bibliography styles for German texts.
dk-bib -- Danish variants of standard BibTeX styles.
doipubmed -- Special commands for use in bibliographies.
elsevier-bib -- BibTeX styles to be used in Elsevier preprints.
fbs -- BibTeX style for Frontiers in Bioscience.
figbib -- Organize figure databases with BibTeX.
footbib -- Bibliographic references as footnotes.
harvard -- Harvard citation package for use with LaTeX 2e.
harvmac -- Macros for scientific articles.
ijqc -- BibTeX style file for the Intl. J. Quantum Chem.
inlinebib -- Citations in footnotes.
iopart-num -- Numeric citation style for IOP journals.
jneurosci -- BibTeX style for the Journal of Neuroscience.
jurabib -- Extended BibTeX citation support for the humanities and legal
listbib -- Lists contents of BibTeX files.
margbib -- Display bibitem tags in the margins.
multibib -- Multiple bibliographies within one document.
munich -- An alternative authordate bibliography style.
notes2bib -- Integrating notes into the bibliography.
perception -- BibTeX style for the journal Perception.
rsc -- BibTeX style for use with RSC journals.
sort-by-letters -- Bibliography styles for alphabetic sorting.
splitbib -- Split and reorder your bibliography.
urlbst -- Web support for BibTeX.

Edit: 9-20-11

Here are some more that might be useful.

texlive-publishers - TeX Live: Support for publishers, theses, standards, conferences, etc.

This package includes the following CTAN packages:
ANUfinalexam -- LaTeX document shell for ANU final exam
IEEEconf -- Macros for IEEE conference proceedings.
IEEEtran -- Document class for IEEE Transactions journals and conferences.
aastex -- Macros for Manuscript Preparation for AAS Journals.
acmconf -- Class for ACM conference proceedings.
acmtrans -- Class and BibTeX style for ACM Transactions.
active-conf -- Class for typesetting ACTIVE conference papers.
afthesis -- Air Force Institute of Technology thesis class.
aguplus -- Styles for American Geophysical Union.
aiaa -- Typeset AIAA conference papers.
ametsoc -- Official American Meteorological Society Latex Template.
apa -- American Psychological Association format.
arsclassica -- A different view of the ClassicThesis package.
asaetr -- Transactions of the ASAE.
ascelike -- Bibliography style for the ASCE.
beamer-FUBerlin -- Beamer, using the style of FU Berlin.
chem-journal -- Various BibTeX formats for journals in Chemistry.
classicthesis -- A "classically styled" thesis package.
confproc -- A set of tools for generating conference proceedings.
ebsthesis -- Typesetting theses for economics
economic -- BibTeX support for submitting to Economics journals.
elsevier -- Classes for Elsevier Science journals.
erdc -- Style for Reports by US Army Corps of Engineers.
estcpmm -- Style for Munitions Management Project Reports.
 euproposal -- A class for preparing FP7 proposals.
gaceta -- A class to typeset La Gaceta de la RSME.
gatech-thesis -- Georgia Institute of Technology thesis class
har2nat -- Replace the harvard package with natbib.
icsv -- Class for typesetting articles for the ICSV conference.
ieeepes -- IEEE Power Engineering Society Transactions.
ijmart -- LaTeX Class for the Israel Journal of Mathematics.
imac -- International Modal Analysis Conference format.
imtekda -- IMTEK thesis class. jhep -- Class for JHEP.
jpsj -- Document Class for Journal of the Physical Society of Japan.
kluwer --
lps -- Class for "Logic and Philosophy of Science".
macqassign -- Typeset assignments for Macquarie University.
mentis -- A basis for books to be published by Mentis publishers.
muthesis -- Classes for University of Manchester Dept of Computer Science.
nature -- Prepare papers for the journal Nature.
nddiss -- Notre Dame Dissertation format class. nih -- A class for NIH grant applications.
nostarch -- LaTeX class for No Starch Press.
nrc -- Class for the NRC technical journals.
philosophersimprint -- Typesetting articles for "Philosophers' Imprint".
powerdot-FUBerlin -- Powerdot, using the style of FU Berlin.
pracjourn -- Typeset articles for PracTeX.
procIAGssymp -- Macros for IAG symposium papers.
ptptex -- Macros for 'Progress of Theoretical Physics'.
psu-thesis -- Package for writing a thesis at Penn State University.
revtex -- Styles for various Physics Journals.
sageep -- Format papers for the annual meeting of EEGS.
siggraph -- SIGGRAPH conference class.
spie -- Support for formatting SPIE Proceedings manuscripts.
stellenbosch -- Stellenbosch thesis bundle.
sugconf -- SAS(R) user group conference proceedings document class.
thesis-titlepage-fhac -- Little style to create a standard titlepage for diploma thesis
thuthesis -- Thesis template for Tsinghua University.
toptesi -- Bundle of files for typsetting theses.
tugboat -- LaTeX macros for TUGboat articles.
tugboat-plain -- Plain TeX macros for TUGboat.
uaclasses -- University of Arizona thesis and dissertation format.
ucdavisthesis -- A thesis/dissertation class for University of California Davis.
ucthesis -- University of California thesis format.
uiucthesis -- UIUC thesis class.
umthesis -- Dissertations at the University of Michigan.
umich-thesis -- University of Michigan Thesis LaTeX class.
ut-thesis -- University of Toronto thesis style.
uwthesis -- University of Washington thesis class.
vancouver -- Bibliographic style file for Biomedical Journals.
vxu -- Document classes for Vaxjo University
york-thesis -- A thesis class file for York University, Toronto.

texlive-science - TeX Live: Typesetting for natural and computer sciences

This package includes the following CTAN packages:

SIstyle -- Package to typeset SI units, numbers and angles.
SIunits -- International System of Units.
alg -- LaTeX environments for typesetting algorithms.
algorithm2e -- Floating algorithm environment with algorithmic keywords.
algorithmicx -- The algorithmic style you always wanted.
algorithms -- A suite of tools for typesetting algorithms in pseudo-code.
biocon -- Typesetting biological species names
bpchem -- Typeset chemical names, formulae, etc.
bytefield -- Create illustrations for network protocol specifications.
chemarrow -- Arrows for use in chemistry.
chemcompounds -- Simple consecutive numbering of chemical compounds.
chemcono -- Support for compound numbers in chemistry documents.
chemstyle -- Writing chemistry with style.
clrscode -- Typesets pseudocode as in Introduction to Algorithms.
complexity -- Computational complexity class names.
computational-complexity -- Class for the journal Computational Complexity.
digiconfigs -- Writing "configurations"
dyntree -- Construct Dynkin tree diagrams.
eltex -- Simple circuit diagrams in LaTeX picture mode.
formula -- Typesetting physical units.
fouridx -- Left sub- and superscripts in maths mode.
functan -- Macros for functional analysis and PDE theory
galois -- Typeset Galois connections.
gastex -- Graphs and Automata Simplified in TeX.
gene-logic -- Typeset logic formulae, etc.
gu -- Typeset crystallographic group-subgroup-schemes.
hep -- A "convenience wrapper" for High Energy Physics packages.
hepnames -- Pre-defined high energy particle names.
hepparticles -- Macros for typesetting high energy physics particle names.
hepthesis -- A class for academic reports, especially PhD theses.
hepunits -- A set of units useful in high energy physics applications.
karnaugh -- Typeset Karnaugh-Veitch-maps.
mhchem -- Typeset chemical formulae/equations and Risk and Safety phrases.
mhs -- Historical mathematics.
miller -- Typeset miller indices.
objectz -- Macros for typesetting Object Z.
pseudocode -- LaTeX environment for specifying algorithms in a natural way.
scientificpaper -- Format a scientific paper for journal publication.
sciposter -- Make posters of ISO A3 size and larger.
sfg -- Draw signal flow graphs.
siunitx -- A comprehensive (SI) units package.
steinmetz -- Print Steinmetz notation.
struktex -- Draw Nassi-Schneidermann charts
t-angles -- Draw tangles, trees, Hopf algebra operations and other pictures.
textopo -- Annotated membrane protein topology plots.
ulqda -- Support of Qualitative Data Analysis.
unitsdef -- Typesetting units in LaTeX.
youngtab -- Typeset Young-Tableaux.

texlive-metapost - TeX Live: MetaPost (and Metafont) drawing packages

This package includes the following CTAN packages:

automata -- Finite state machines, graphs and trees in MetaPost.
bbcard -- Bullshit bingo, calendar and baseball-score cards.
blockdraw_mp -- Block diagrams and bond graphs, with MetaPost.
bpolynomial -- Drawing polynomial functions of up to order 3.
cmarrows -- MetaPost arrows and braces in the Computer Modern style.
drv -- Derivation trees with MetaPost.
dviincl -- Include a DVI page into MetaPost output.
emp -- "Encapsulate" MetaPost figures in a document.
epsincl -- Include EPS in MetaPost figures.
expressg -- Diagrams consisting of boxes, lines, and annotations.
exteps -- Include EPS figures in MetaPost.
featpost -- MetaPost macros for 3D.
garrigues -- MetaPost macros for the reproduction of Garrigues' Easter nomogram.
hatching -- MetaPost macros for hatching interior of closed paths.
latexmp -- Interface for LaTeX-based typesetting in MetaPost
metago -- MetaPost output of Go positions.
metaobj -- MetaPost package providing high-level objects.
metaplot -- Plot-manipulation macros for use in Metapost.
metapost -- A development of MetaFont for creating graphics.
metauml -- MetaPost library for typesetting UML diagrams.
mfpic -- Draw MetaFont/Post pictures from (La)TeX commands.
mfpic4ode -- Macros to draw direction fields and solutions of ODEs.
mp3d -- 3D animations.
mpattern -- Patterns in MetaPost.
piechartmp -- Draw pie-charts using MetaPost.
roex --
slideshow -- Generate slideshow with MetaPost.
splines -- MetaPost macros for drawing cubic spline interpolants.
suanpan -- MetaPost macros for drawing Chinese and Japanese abaci.
textpath -- Setting text along a path with MetaPost.

texlive-xetex - TeX Live: XeTeX packages

Packages for XeTeX, the Unicode/OpenType-enabled TeX by Jonathan Kew,

This package includes the following CTAN packages:

arabxetex -- An ArabTeX-like interface for XeLaTeX.
euenc -- Unicode font encoding definitions for XeTeX.
bidi -- Support for bidirectional typesetting with XeLaTeX.
fontspec -- An automatic interface to feature-rich fonts in XeLaTeX.
fontwrap -- Bind fonts to specific unicode blocks.
harvardkyoto -- XeTeX input map for Unicode Devanagari.
mathspec -- Specify arbitrary fonts for mathematics in XeTeX.
philokalia -- A font to typeset the Philokalia Books.
polyglossia -- Modern multilingual typesetting with XeLaTeX.
xecjk -- Support for CJK documents in XeLaTeX.
xecolour -- Support for colour in XeLaTeX.
xecyr -- Using Cyrillic languages in XeTeX.
xepersian -- Persian for LaTeX over XeTeX.
xetex --
xetex-def -- Colour and graphics support for XeTeX.
xetex-pstricks -- Running PStricks under XeTeX.
xetexconfig --
xetexfontinfo -- Report font features in XeTeX.
xltxtra -- "Extras" for LaTeX users of XeTeX.
xunicode -- Generate Unicode characters from accented glyphs.

texlive-pictures - TeX Live: Graphics packages and programs

This package includes the following CTAN packages:

asyfig -- Commands for using Asymptote figures.
autoarea -- Automatic computation of bounding boxes with PiCTeX.
bardiag -- LateX package for drawing bar diagrams.
cachepic -- Convert document fragments into graphics.
circuitikz -- Draw electrical networks with TikZ.
curve -- A class for making curriculum vitae.
curve2e -- Extensions for package pict2e.
curves -- Curves for LaTeX picture environment
dcpic -- Commutative diagrams in a LaTeX and TeX documents.
diagmac2 -- Diagram macros, using pict2e.
doc-pictex -- A summary list of PicTeX documentation.
dottex -- Use dot code in LaTeX.
dot2texi -- Create graphs within LaTeX using the dot2tex tool.
dratex -- General drawing macros.
eepic -- Extensions to epic and the LaTeX drawing tools.
epspdf -- Converter for PostScript, EPS and PDF.
epspdfconversion -- On-the-fly conversion of EPS to PDF.
fig4latex -- Management of figures for large LaTeX documents.
gnuplottex -- Embed Gnuplot commands in LaTeX documents.
miniplot -- A package for easy figure arrangement.
pb-diagram -- A commutative diagram package using LAMSTeX or Xy-pic fonts.
petri-nets -- A set TeX/LaTeX packages for drawing Petri nets.
pgf-soroban -- Create images of the soroban using TikZ/PGF.
pgfopts -- LaTeX package options with pgfkeys.
pgfplots -- Create normal/logarithmic plots in LaTeX.
picinpar -- Insert pictures into paragraphs.
pict2e -- New implementation of picture commands.
pictex -- Picture drawing macros for TeX and LaTeX.
pictex2 -- Adds relative coordinates and improves the \plot command.
pinlabel -- A TeX labelling package.
pmgraph -- "Poor man's" graphics.
randbild -- Marginal pictures.
schemabloc -- Draw block diagrams, using Tikz.
swimgraf -- Graphical/textual representations of swimming performances
texdraw -- Graphical macros, using embedded PostScript.
tikz-inet -- Draw interaction nets with TikZ
tikz-timing -- Easy generation of timing diagrams as tikz pictures.
tkz-doc -- Documentation macros for the TKZ series of packages.
tkz-linknodes -- Link nodes in mathematical environments.
tkz-tab -- Tables of signs and variations using PGF/TikZ.
tufte-latex -- Document classes inspired by the work of Edward Tufte.
xypic -- Flexible diagramming macros.

I am installing these because I am trying to get other language fonts to show correctly so I can have more math symbols.

I don't know what this does:

cm-super - TeX font package (full version) with CM (EC) in Type1 in T1, T2*, TS1, X2 enc

This package ships the full set of cm-super fonts, for a minimal variant
 install cm-super-minimal.

The CM-Super package contains Type 1 fonts converted from METAFONT fonts and covers entire  EC/TC, EC Concrete, EC Bright and LH fonts (Computer Modern font families). All European and Cyrillic writings are covered. Each Type 1 font program contains ALL glyphs from the following standard LaTeX font encodings: T1, TS1, T2A, T2B, T2C, X2, and also Adobe StandardEncoding (585 glyphs per non-SC font and 468 glyphs per SC font), and could be reencoded to any of these encodings using standard dvips or pdftex facilities (the corresponding support files are also included).

texlive-lang-other - TeX Live: Other hyphenation files

Hyphenation patterns for languages with no other support.

This package includes the following CTAN packages:

hyphen-coptic -- Coptic fonts and LaTeX macros for general usage and for philology.
hyphen-esperanto --
hyphen-estonian --
hyphen-icelandic -- Icelandic hyphenation patterns.
hyphen-indonesian --
hyphen-interlingua --
hyphen-irish --
hyphen-kurmanji --
hyphen-romanian --
hyphen-serbian -- Hyphenation patterns for Serbian Cyrillic.
hyphen-slovenian --
hyphen-turkish -- Hyphenation patterns for Turkish.
hyphen-uppersorbian --
hyphen-welsh -- Welsh hyphenation files for TeX

texlive-lang-cryllic - TeX Live: Cyrillic

Support for typesetting Cyrillic.

This package includes the following CTAN packages:

cmcyr -- Computer Modern fonts with cyrillic extensions.
cmcyralt -- LaTeX support for the cmcyralt fonts.
cyrillic -- Support for Cyrillic fonts in LaTeX.
cyrillic-bin -- Cyrillic bibtex and makeindex.
cyrplain --
disser -- Class and templates for typesetting dissertations in Russian.
eskd -- Modern Russian typesetting.
eskdx -- Modern Russian typesetting.
gost -- BibTeX styles to format according to GOST.
lcyw -- This package makes available Classic Cyrillic CM fonts for LaTeX.
lh -- Cyrillic fonts that support LaTeX standard encodings.
lhcyr -- A non-standard Cyrillic input scheme.
ruhyphen -- Russian hyphenation.
t2 -- Support for using T2 encoding.
timescyr -- font metrics for the Monotype times cyrillic fonts.
ukrhyph -- Hyphenation Patterns for Ukrainian.
hyphen-bulgarian --
hyphen-russian --
hyphen-ukrainian --

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