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I've installed biblatex via the command "sudo apt-get install biblatex". However I now get a partially generated pdf like this:enter image description here instead of the desired output of: enter image description here

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I've found TexMaker very easy and helpful with the pdf file it generated whenever you pressed the "Quick Build" button.

Sadly when I started writing slightly more complicated scripts (my current Tex document) that required biblatex for references whenever I clicked on the "Quick Build" button I get the following error:

! LaTeX Error: File `biblatex.sty' not found.

Instead to build my pdf I need to type the following in the command line:

pdflatex test.tex
biber test
pdflatex test.tex

A similar question was asked here but I really don't want to use a script each time I need to compile my Tex document.

My echo $PATH is "/usr/local/texlive/2012/bin/x86_64-linux:/usr/lib/lightdm/lightdm:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games:/usr/local/games" and here is the current configuration of TexMaker TexMaker commands TexMaker Quick Build

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What's the output of tlmgr install biblatex (or with sudo if not enough permissions)? –  T. Verron Mar 16 '13 at 19:18
    
    
Where and how was biblatex installed, and what permissions does it have? –  jon Mar 16 '13 at 21:01
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@JohnCrawford kpsewhich biblatex.sty at terminal will confirm its path and presence. –  texenthusiast Mar 16 '13 at 21:45
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@JohnCrawford Looking at the options you have, you'll need to choose either a pre-built script such as latexmk, a more flexible system such as arara or 'roll your own' if you want to have Biber run automatically by Texmaker. Perhaps pop over to chat as this might need quite a bit of discussion. –  Joseph Wright Mar 16 '13 at 22:13
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So the solution was rather simple. Click on Options->Configure TexMaker. From there click on the "Tex Build" button. The go to the field "User" and enter the following: pdflatex %.tex | biber % | pdflatex %.tex | evince %.pdf This will then generate your pdf document from your Tex file and show the output to you

Here is a screen shot of the change needed.

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