LyX is a document processor that encourages an approach to writing based on the structure of your documents (WYSIWYM) and not simply their appearance (WYSIWYG).

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Does LyX dump files somewhere when the OS crashes?

I have a very disturbing problem running LyX with Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Inspiron. Ever since I purchased this laptop and installed Ubuntu 12.04, it periodically freezes and nothing can be done to ...
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Inserting images in Lyx document processor

Recently I have installed LyX in my Ubuntu 12.04LTS for the purpose of text editing. But I am facing some problems while inserting images. Whenever I go to the "insert graphics" option, browse the ...
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Jabref and lyx: “selective” pushing

When trying to insert citations into lyx from a .bib file generated with jabref. Only a subset of citation (5! out of 20 in jabref) show up in the citation selection menu from lyx. Using: lyx ...
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Are there any valid layout and writing programms for ubuntu?

I'm beginning my phd thesis and really need good writing, layout and reference management programms. I would love to do it with ubuntu but I'm not sure if it'll work. I tried Lyx & Bibtex/Jabref ...
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PDFs generated by LyX not searchable in 12.10 or 13.04

I recently updated one of my computers to 12.10 and did a clean install of 13.04 on another, but neither allow me to search a PDF that I exported using LyX (LaTeX editor). I have no problem searching ...
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lyxpipe missing in ubuntu 12.10

I decided to write my thesis in LyX, got everything working nearly perfectly, but I found a strange problem which google cant help with... I tried to import citation from jabref to lyx, got only error ...
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Synced files vanishing

I have been using U1 to sync my Documents folder across my desktop and laptop (both Ubuntu, both syncing to ~/Documents). However, edited files are disappearing. For a sample file foo.lyx: Create ...
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Lyx doesn't work (can't find cls files)

I installed Lyx in my system, but it I just can't make it work. Every time I open any file, I get a message similar to this one: The selected document class article requires external files that ...
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Changing margins and alignment in the Lyx GUI

I'm new to LyX. It seems to be really appropriate for the work I'm doing but I have these questions pertaining to the graphical user interface. Of course I'm aware that the output is radically ...
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Where can I find a list of Tags for the Lyx Document processor?

Is there a list of tags that lyx uses somewhere defined? And is there a comment tag? Not like a comment box, but simply a no-op sequence (% doesn't seem to work) so I can delineate blocks of code. ...
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I cannot save or print PDF/PS output when I create a document in Lyx

I installed Lyx (Processor) from the Ubuntu Software centre (Precise). It allows me to create and save Lyx documents but only allows me to view the PDF/PS rendition. Is there an additional package ...
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How do I mange image placement in Lyx?

I am new to Lyx and used the tutorial but i have never used LaTex before and I am struggling with Image placement when creating documents. Specifically do the images have to be of a certain quality, ...
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How can I get smooth fonts in LyX?

I opened the introduction in LyX and used Ctrl+R to view it in evince. The fonts appear nice and smooth. If I copy and paste the first couple of paragraphs into a new document and render that, the ...
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Spellchecker in LyX: Right dictionary configuration

I have installed LyX 2.0.0 from the Ubuntu 11.10 software center. I am trying to use the spellchecker but it is not working as it is not able to identify any grammatical mistake. Which would be the ...
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How can I set up the lyxserver

I'm attempting to use the LyZ plugin for Zotero and LyX and it requires the LyX server to be present. I've looked on the LyX wiki for information and it makes reference to .lyxpipe.in and ...
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How can the Ubuntu font be used with LyX or LaTeX?

I use LyX for creating documents and would like to be able to format the output of my documents so that they use the Ubuntu font. In the LyX document settings, it appears that there are only a fixed ...
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Is it possible to make indicator-appmenu ignore a specific application?

The new indicator-appmenu in Maverick breaks the LyX menu: the application menu is not shown either in the application window nor in the applet. (See Bug report.) As a workaround while the bug is ...
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How to configure export formats in LyX?

Whenever I try to view a PDF of a document in LyX, I get this error: I get similar errors for DVI and postscript. If I go through File->Export, the only options are other LyX formats and Docbook. ...