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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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gnome keeps restarting on Ubuntu 18.04

On Ubuntu 18.04 I am keeping getting intermittent freezes (for like 10 seconds) while using applications like LYX and MATLAB. I went to the sys log and almost everytime that the applications freeze, I ...
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Consistant Error While Removing Package

I'm using Ubuntu 18.10. Recently I tired using LyX. In the the how-to I read regarding using LyX with Hebrew, I was advised to install a package called 'ivirtex'. After I understood that it was not ...
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Unable to install Lyx via ppa [duplicate]

I am trying to install Lyx via ppa in Ubuntu 18.04. I tried following the instructions here and added the ppa. It is giving the following error message: arpan@arpan-laptop:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Lyx: problem with included graphics path

I have already asked this question here, but maybe the problem has to do with Xubuntu rather than with Lyx. So I ask the question here too. Please don't get angry. I recently installed Lyx in a fresh ...
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How Do I Install Packages for LyX?

I want to install LyX for some screenplay writing and I want it to be fully functional. In the "software" there is a description of packages you can download, so I was just wondering how to install ...
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Biblatex 3.6 on Ubuntu 16.04 with Texlive 2016

I installed Tex Live 2016 on Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS using sudo apt-get install texlive-full Now References are not working. When I use biber in LYX 2.2.2, I get the following error: Biber error: Error: ...
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All directories containing lyx file re gone

I got a weird problem. I was editing a lyx document, and I tried to save a file. On my way saving the file I deleted a folder "PlayOnLinux" which I installed yesterday and it didnt work so i ...
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Installing LyX 2.2.2 on Ubuntu 16.10

I want to install LyX 2.2.2 on Ubuntu 16.10. I used the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lyx-devel/release sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install lyx However, the above commands ...
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Lyx says it's corrupted and cannot find the basic module after upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04

After upgrading from 14.04 to 16.04 Lyx has trouble opening documents I created or creating new documents from templates like dinbrief where it says that some files are corrupted, the basic module ...
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Lyx LayoutFile.cpp (171): LayoutFileList::Read: no textclasses found! in Ubuntu 15.04

As other questions have suggested, I just installed all texlive packages into my system and it did not solve the problem of Lyx not finding classes. Has this been fixed since 12.04 or is it still a ...
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Spellchecker path not active

I have upgraded lyx 2.0.2 to 2.1.4, now dictionary is not working. Path of Hunspell dictionaries is not active. Tool>Preferences>Path>Hunspell dictionaries is disabled.
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LyX disables all menus after upgrade to 15.04

After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04, I have a bug that drives my furious. LyX - the document processor - disables all menu items in the top panel. I already removed the .lyx directory in ~ and ...
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Missing Class and style in Lyx

I'm a new ubuntu user working with Ubuntu 14.04.02 . I installed Lyx,i have a little problem with it I want to download all the classes and styles. What should i do ? I wrote in the terminal ...
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Installing LyX on ubuntu 14.04 offline? [duplicate]

Since my school's firewall have blocked downloads exceed 150 MB, I can't install lyX using terminal. It's giving me a 404 and 403 errors. But I can download anything from my home machine literally. ...
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pdflatex can't compile after 14.04 upgrade

I recently upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, and now I'm in the process of fixing some broken applications :( My latest problem is with pdflatex (used through Lyx), after upgrading I don't seem to be ...
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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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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 2.0.2 ...
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Are there any valid layout and writing programs 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 [duplicate]

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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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 .lyxpipe....
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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. ...