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Please can anybody give me an answer for this? I have already tried:

sudo apt-get install makeinfo textinfo texi2html

But, I still get the error:

Unable to find the pacakge.
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closed as off-topic by Fabby, Pilot6, David Foerster, kos, Thomas W. Mar 8 at 2:17

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I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because this is a crosspost already answered elsewhere – Fabby Mar 6 at 18:09

If you would have executed makeinfo directly, it would have suggested you the right package name:

$ makeinfo
The program 'makeinfo' is currently not installed.  You can install it by typing:
sudo apt-get install texinfo

After installing the apt-file package, you could also locate it with apt-file:

$ apt-file search makeinfo
...
texinfo: /usr/bin/makeinfo
...

Searching for "makeinfo" on packages.ubuntu.com would give the same information as apt-file.

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You need to type "texinfo" not "textinfo".

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There is two way to install texinfo, Download (http://www.gnu.org/software/texinfo/) and build using configure option, but you might get Exception like, Makefile:18283: *** missing separator stop

and the easiest way is by running the below command in your terminal

sudo apt-get install texinfo
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Open a terminal and enter

sudo apt-get install makeinfo textinfo texi2html

Note that makeinfo has been removed.

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Can you add some detail, like how and why this should work? – Seth Jan 11 '13 at 20:49

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