Authoring tool lyx is missing document classes

Krzysztof Mitko kmitko at
Mon Sep 17 19:16:49 UTC 2012

W dniu 17.09.2012 17:12, Kevin O'Gorman pisze:
> On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 12:48 AM, Krzysztof Mitko <kmitko at> wrote:
>> You'll find almost every latex class in the ubuntu repository (package
>> texlive-full is the complete distribution).
> Then I'm baffled.  I installed texlive and lyx.  The lyx
> Document->Settings->Document Class menu shows all sorts of classes,
> all of them marked "unavailable".
> Where are the class files?  That is where can I get them, and where
> should I put them?  Or is there something else blocking this?

I installed lyx and it had all the classes just after first run. I am
not sure why they're not available on your system. Just a guess - maybe
you should run Tools->Reconfigure to let lyx search for a latex packages?

Best regards,
Krzysztof Mitko

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