FooTex is an application for converting LaTeX math markup into MathML, PNG or HTML. It is basically just a wrapper for texvc and blahtex. It provides some extra functionality, and gives a consistent interface to the functionality of the two underlying packages. The documentation is built into the source code. When you install footex, the documentation will be installed as a man page.
For convenience, FooTex is distributed along with texvc and blahtex. Texvc is part of MediaWiki. Blahtex was originally written by David Harvey, and texvc by Tomasz Wegrzanowski. David Harvey no longer maintains blahtex, but Gilles Van Assche packages an extended version of it called blahtexml, which also includes the blahtex executable used by FooTex; this is the version that is distributed along with footex.
The following is a list of debian packages that suffices to build everything:
To build everything and install everything on linux:
On BSD, you'll need to use gmake, and you may want to fiddle with the directory the executables are installed into.