Authoring tool lyx is missing document classes

Krzysztof Mitko kmitko at
Mon Sep 17 07:48:37 UTC 2012

On Mon, Sep 17, 2012, at 04:12, Kevin O'Gorman wrote:
> I used LaTex, and to a lesser extent lyx, when I was in grad school 10
> years ago.  I'm back to authoring, and would like to use them again.
> I loaded up everything that seemed pertinent to lyx and tetex
> (English) in the repos, but lyx comes up complaining it has no
> article.cls to work with.  It has none of the others, either.
> So, the natural questions are:
> - is lyx still supported?

I've never used lyx, but it looks like it is supported - at least
mailing list is active:

> - Is tetex  kept current?

No, it's been abandoned since 2006. Try texlive instead.

> - Where do I find document classes?
> - Where do I put them when I've found them?

You'll find almost every latex class in the ubuntu repository (package
texlive-full is the complete distribution).

Z pozdrowieniami,
Krzysztof Mitko

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