I've been having some technical issues with LaTeX lately. I'm using Ubuntu and I'm trying to make a LaTeX file. Here's my code: enter image description here When I press the arrow to the left of "quick build" I get: enter image description here What's going on? Any tips would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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  • it seems that TexMaker isn't configured with your TeX distribution. (I suppose that Texlive) – skpblack Oct 3 '14 at 2:43
  • You should verify to have installed texlive, in fact ubuntu has a minimal installation, TeXmaker should works. – Aradnix Oct 3 '14 at 7:22

Just install the relevant packages from the repositories:

sudo apt-get install texlive-latex-base

That will get you a basic LaTeX system. For a more complete installation with more packages and fonts, use this:

sudo apt-get install texlive-latex-base texlive-latex-extra texlive-latex-recommended texlive-fonts-recommended

for XeLatex

sudo apt-get install texlive-xetex

Now you can compile all!

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