In this example, we'll install example package foo, contained in Once has finished downloading, we unzip it somewhere in our home directory: tar xvf This expands to folder foo/. We cd into foo/ and see foo .ins. We now run LaTeX on the file. You have searched for packages that names contain texlive in all suites, all sections, and all architectures. Found matching packages. Your keyword was too generic, for optimizing reasons some results might have been suppressed. Please consider using a longer keyword or more keywords. A lot of frequently used *TeX packages have been combined into Ubuntu packages. In this case a quick search in the Ubuntu Package Manager shows that xlop is part of the texlive-generic-extra package, which you can install using apt-get install or the GUI as preferred. Having said that, it's not particularly.
5 Nov I advise to recur to an installation by hand of a tex package only when such tex package is not available in an ubuntu package. Searching for it with apt-file -x search '/$'. I obtain the following results: texlive-latex-base: /usr/share /texmf-texlive/tex/latex/base/ and it say the tex package you look for is. 12 Mar I recently released the gsemthesis LaTeX class and have received some comments from Ubuntu users about the unavailability of the class in their TeX Live installation. Actually, despite the efforts of its maintainers, the TeX Live distribution released by Ubuntu lags behind the TUG TeX Live distribution. 8 Jan I'm trying to install the calligraphy package for LaTeX. The problem is that, although I have superuser priviledges (I'm the main and only Ubuntu user), the machine doesn't let me extract the files in the right folder, namely, /usr/local/ share/texfm-texlive/tex/latex. If I try using the Terminal, it won't.
To install the Debian/Ubuntu packages, just install the package texlive, e.g. from the Software Center or synaptic, or with the command: apt-get install texlive. This will install texlive-latex-recommended, texlive-fonts-recommended, texlive-latex- base and texlive-base. You can go on and install additional packages (e.g. texlive-extra package in Ubuntu. texlive-bibtex-extra: TeX Live: BibTeX additional styles texlive-extra-utils: TeX Live: TeX auxiliary programs texlive-font-utils: TeX Live: Graphics and font utilities texlive-fonts-extra: TeX Live: Additional fonts texlive-fonts-extra-doc: TeX Live: Documentation files for texlive-fonts-extra. 24 Jul The commands are tested in Ubuntu images · Texmaker. After connecting to a network, open a terminal and type the following(enter your password when prompted) sudo add-apt-repository ppa:texlive-backports/ppa. This will add the package sources of TexLive to the package manager.