Installing mathabx package for Latex Tex-Live

I am using Kubuntu 8.04, and current need to install mathabx package. Download from here.

Copy the *.mf files to


for my case, TEXMF=/usr/share/texmf-texlive/
and copy the rest to

make sure it is readable, by changing the priviliges, for example by typing chmod a+r mathabx, and so on.

Then update the database by typing: sudo texconfig rehash
and update the format file by typing: sudo fmtutil --refresh


One Response

  1. It worked fine for me!

    Thank you!

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