LyX Thesis Template - Explained

You can find here how the thesis template has been developed. The template was originally developed to suit Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) thesis format. However, the template provides a general format and style that can be customized. You can modify it according to your preference.

If you modify the template to make it better, please send your version to me, so I can consider to be implemented to the next version. You will be credited as one of contributors in this project.

The current version available: V-05 (released 01/01/2012). Please read the license
Download and Source: uthm-thesis-lyx Version V-06 is in progress see the trunk
Info for Bahasa Melayu: Convert

LyX Installation:

Ubuntu: You need to install LyX and TexLive. From Applications>Ubuntu Software Center,
search LyX then Install. Search texlive-full, then install. Installing texlive-full takes time but you will have all LaTeX packages in TeXLive. 
Automatic LyX updates can be set:
  • Getdeb repository provides latest version of LyX for Ubuntu users. This link shows how to use Getdeb repository updates.
  • LyX PPA release from launchpad
Windows: If you do not have MikTeX, you need the bundle installer LyX-206-Bundle Installer. If you have installed MikTeX, you can use LyX-206 Installer.

Thesis Structure (examplehere

The text paragraph used in the template is full (left and right) justified.
For left justified use \raggedright see LaTeX preamble


  • Title Page
  • Declaration
  • Dedication
  • Acknowledgment
  • Abstract
  • Abstrak
  • Contents
  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • List of Appendices
  • List of Symbols


  • Chapter 1 Title Chapter 1
  • Chapter 2 Title Chapter 2
  • Chapter n
  • References


  • Appendix A Title Appendix A
  • Appendix B Title Appendix B
  • Appendix N
  • Vitae