# mathtools.sty not found in kile [closed]

How could I solve this following problem:

 'mathtools.sty' not found .\usepackage


I am using following packages:

 \documentclass[12pt]{report}
\usepackage{textcomp, amssymb}
\usepackage{graphicx}
\usepackage{amsmath}
\usepackage{mathtools}
\usepackage[all]{xy}
\usepackage{algorithm}
\usepackage{algorithmic}
\usepackage{helvet}
\usepackage{color}


I am compiling my .tex code in kile.

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Which TeX distribution do you use? –  Mico Sep 28 '12 at 20:49
i do not understand what do you mean. what is tlmgr.There is ubuntu in my machine. how would install it there? –  thetna Sep 28 '12 at 20:54
@thetna: If you type tex at a command prompt, you'll get a message string (e.g., This is TeX, Version 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2012)), and then a ** prompt. (Type "control-d" to exit from TeX's interactive mode.) Or, if you type latex at a command prompt, you might something like This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.4-1.40.13 (TeX Live 2012), followed by a ** interactive prompt. Your system's TeX distribution is the part of the message string inside parentheses (in my case, "TeX Live 2012"). –  Mico Sep 28 '12 at 21:24
This is TeX, Version 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2009/Debian). –  thetna Sep 28 '12 at 21:37
–  thetna Sep 28 '12 at 21:51
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## 1 Answer

sudo apt-get install texlive-latex3


solved my problem.The reason behind this problem was, latex mathematical style file mathtools.sty was missing. When i installed texlive-latex3 those missing files were added. This is lighter than the full texlive.

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This is very short for an answer. Can you more specific why this command resolves your problem. Perhaps a summary of the content of the chat? –  Kurt Sep 28 '12 at 22:55
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