How to install LaTeX package called "standalone" properly so I can get update with Synaptic package manager?
I know I can manually download the file and install it.
doesn't give any results. This means that the package cannot be installed using Synaptic.
The reason is found in the answer by Martin Scharrer: The package is not included in TeXlive 2009 because it's too new. TeXLive 2009 is the version packaged with Ubuntu, there is no TeXlive 201. Also, the Ubuntu packages don't seem to receive updates once they're out.
The above is the reason why I installed TeXlive using
I'm the author of
Then you can install
BTW, you can update the packages and
An alternative is to install only the package manually. This can be very easily done using the TDS ZIP file available under http://mirrors.ctan.org/install/macros/latex/contrib/standalone.tds.zip. Simply unzip it in your local TEXMF folder, usally
After installing and updating apt-file (
So I just installed it (