I downloaded templates from latextemplates.com and opened them in texeditor and kile and while compiling it gives so many errors but I am able to compile them online on share latex website.Can anyone help?

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    'ello, welcome to TeX.SX! :) Do you have an updated TeX distro? Jul 23 '13 at 21:28
  • sorry man but what exactly is TeX distro? @PauloCereda
    – amitoz
    Jul 23 '13 at 21:32
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    Welcome to TeX.SX! Please tell us more about the errors you get. Chances are your TeX system is not completely installed. Kile has the ability to check your TeX installation, what do you get there?
    – mafp
    Jul 23 '13 at 21:56
  • welcome! have a look at How do I update my TeX distribution?
    – cmhughes
    Jul 23 '13 at 22:05
  • @cmhughes my update manager shows all software are up to date
    – amitoz
    Jul 23 '13 at 22:19

The templates from http://www.latextemplates.com require updated TeX distributions because of all the dependencies on various packages. Download the entire TeX distribution and install it (be sure to read the instructions regarding uninstalling older versions, etc.) Ensure all of the packages are installed and on the current versions.

  • and how do I download these tex distributions? @Kevin
    – amitoz
    Jul 23 '13 at 21:41
  • Edited: The Kile distribution is located at kile.sourceforge.net Simply reinstall it fresh with the latest version (if you're not already running it). It's helpful to also post a copy of the errors you're receiving. The Legrand Orange Book template, for example, doesn't work with \frontmatter, so the problem could like in either outdated distributions or incompatibility. Jul 23 '13 at 21:44
  • @amitoz Also try TeXLive latex-project.org/ftp.html for your OS. Jul 23 '13 at 21:48
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    @amitoz I recommend that you post your distribution version, the template you're using, and the errors that you're receiving so the community can better analyse your situation. Jul 23 '13 at 21:52
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    @amitoz, as 12.04 is already over a year ago, it is possible the package manager doesn't contain the newest version available on the web... you can probably find the version number in the help->about menu...
    – long tom
    Jul 23 '13 at 22:02

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