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erwann
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Missing doc files in package 'lettre'

This file and a few others are missing from /usr/local/texlive/2016/texmf-dist/doc/latex/lettre Re-installing the package does not add the missing file. Is it supposed to be that way (add the files manually)? That's how I found out:
`\$ pdflatex -vpdfTeX 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.17 (TeX Live 2016)\$ pdflatex letex3.tex...! LaTeX Error: File `obs.ins' not found....`
x_86 / Linux Mint 18.3 / texlive 2015.20160320-1ubuntu0.1 / TeXworks 0.5r1361 (Debian)

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Stefan Kottwitz
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Hi Erwann!

It seems that you used a version for "l'Observatoire". In `letex3.tex`, line 26, it changes the default via `\institut{obs}`.

Comment out that line, or change to `\institut{default}`.

For your own institute, you would need your own file, such as `institute.ins`. This could be a copy of `default.ins` (or that `obs.ins` from that website), that you could put into the same folder where your own document is, and rename and change the content.

Stefan