IEEEtran.cls prerequisites

apt install texlive-publishers texlive-science texlive-fonts-recommended texlive-bibtex-extra texlive-latex-recommended texlive-latex-extra texlive-humanities

Will allow using the IEEEtran.cls by starting your .tex file with:


Thereby avoiding errors stating that

IEEEtran.cls, cite.sty, or subfigure.sty not found Font OT1/ptm/m/n/10=ptmr7t at 10.0pt not loadable error

Cygwin Latex IEEEtran.cls

the package names may be slightly different but you can find them by searching in the Cygwin setup search bar.