The version of revtex4-1 that ships with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is buggy. The latest version of revtex requires the latest version of natbib, newer than what comes with Ubuntu. What's the correct way to upgrade?
Revtex ships with an archive revtex4-1-tds.zip, which when written to /usr/share/texmf/ is preferred over the version from texlive-publishers. However, this seems dangerous since now the version of revtex is newer than the rest of texlive. Is there a deb or repository that includes the latest version of revtex and all dependencies?
If such a repository does not exist, how do I upgrade natbib properly as required to use revtex?
If revtex is only used by a single user on one particular project, could I alternatively provide revtex + natbib only for this users or inside the LaTeX source directory?