I installed TeXlive-full in Ubuntu 1604 using the command sudo apt-get install texlive-full. I find the following packages missing:

skt (Sanskrit for LaTeX2e by Charles Wikner)

devnag (Devanagari TeX 2.17 )


All these packages were available in earlier versions like Ubuntu 1204 and could be installe3d using the usual "sudo apt-get install" command.
The Ubuntu software Centre also cannot find these packages. Are there Debian packages available for these packages, which one can install by downloading them?. (There must be, since they were all present in earlier Ubuntu versions).

Also,where is the LOCAL TEXMF tree located in Ubuntu Texlive, where I can manually place missing packages and style files?


No packages named "skt" or "devnag" on CTAN. There are however packages "sanskrit" and "velthuis" (for devangari); both included under those names in TeX-live. Perhaps those are the ones you need?

  • Thanks. All the fonts and font definitions needed for processing .tex files in Devnag and Skt are there, but only the pre-processor for converting .skt to .tex is missing. I can obtain skt.c and compile it. – Narayanaswami Apr 16 '18 at 20:20

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