I'm trying to use the Montserrat font with pdflatex, but keep getting the following error:

! LaTeX Error: File `montserrat.sty' not found.

Both texlive-fonts-recommended and texlive-fonts-extra are installed and up-to-date. Searching for the file with apt-file search comes up empty.

I use Linux Mint 18.3, tex version is pdfTeX 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.16 (TeX Live 2015/Debian).

The example is tried is the following:



Am I missing something?

Many thanks in advance!


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    It isn't in TL15, you need at least TL16 or you must install in manually from ctan. – Ulrike Fischer Mar 19 '18 at 15:44

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