pidgin-latex - Pidgin plugin to display LaTeX formulas

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name pidgin-latex
Package version 1.5.0
Package release 1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 56 B
Download size 12.91 KB
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Plugin for Pidgin which translates LaTeX code into images in your
IM and chat conversations. This plugin looks for $$latex math$$
patterns and replaces them with the rendered LaTeX output.
As this is a local conversion only your buddies will have to install this
plugin too to see the LaTeX rendering.


Package Version Architecture Repository
pidgin-latex_1.5.0-1+b1_amd64.deb 1.5.0 amd64 Debian Main
pidgin-latex - - -


Name Value
dvipng -
libc6 >= 2.3.4
libglib2.0-0 >= 2.12.0
libpurple0 >= 2.5.0
pidgin >= 2.7.3
texlive-latex-base -


Name Value
gaim-encryption -


Type URL
Binary Package pidgin-latex_1.5.0-1_i386.deb
Source Package pidgin-latex

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install pidgin-latex deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install pidgin-latex




2013-04-03 - Elías Alejandro Año Mendoza <>
pidgin-latex (1.5.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Updated Standards-Version to 3.9.4 
* Bump debhelper compat to 9
* Upstream fixed background color in rendered images (Closes: #699009)
* debian/copyright
+ Updated copyright format
* debian/rules
2012-08-30 - Elías Alejandro Año Mendoza <>
pidgin-latex (1.4.4-2) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/patches/01_security_issue.patch: Added. (Closes: #685888)
+ This fix insufficient validation of LaTeX code and avoid
access to user local information.
2011-07-01 - Elías Alejandro Año Mendoza <>
pidgin-latex (1.4.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #520658, #609723)

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