! LaTeX Error: File `algorithm2e.sty’ not found.

During yet another LaTeX project on my MacBook, I added some algorithmsto my paper. After checking a couple of examples online, and discussingwith a colleage I decided to go with algorithm2e over others such asalgorithm, algorithmic, algorithmicx, program and pseudocode[1].However I got the following error “! LaTeX Error: File`algorithm2e.sty’ not found.” Since I am using macport, to resolvethis I needed to install the texlive-science package by executing sudoport install texlive-science, and all was good again.

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