[Tex/LaTex] ngerman.sty not found


Whenever I try to compile my .tex file, I get the following error:

! LaTeX Error: File ngerman.sty not found.
Type X to quit or to proceed,
or enter new name. (Default extension: sty)
Enter file name:
! Emergency stop.

l.3 \begin

Here's a MWE:


This happens even though the ngerman.sty package can be found in the following directories:

  • /usr/share/texlive/texmf/tex/latex

  • /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex

I also tried running the texhash command.

Best Answer

Open a terminal (ctrl + alt + t) and run the following commands:

  1. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:texlive-backports/ppa
  2. sudo apt-get update
  3. sudo apt-get install texlive-lang-german

 (4.) sudo apt-get upgrade

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