Installing LaTex involves two steps:
List of Tex Distributions and front end editors for Windows, Mac OS, and Linux:
|Tex Distribution for Windows:||Front End Tex editor for Windows|
|Tex Distribution for Mac OS||Front End Tex editor for Mac OS|
|Download MacTex / Installation Instruction||
TeXShop (comes with MacTex)
|Tex Distribution for Linux|
More information about TeX Live and distros
Tex Resources on the Web by Tex Users Group
Tips for using UofS Thesis Template:
The primary repository for Tex-related software. CTAN includes thousands of packages. The content of CTAN can be searched or browsed.
Common Writing Style Guides/Files:
A package is a file or collection of files containing extra LaTeX commands and programming which add new styling features or modify those already existing. There are two main file types: class files with .cls extension, and style files with .sty extension.