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Difference between luatex and lualatex binaries [duplicate]

I installed MacTeX Basic on my laptop (OS X 10.10), and I got 2 binaries, luatex and lualatex. Those 2 binaries behave totally differently (lualatex is able to parse \documentclass, the other is not), ...
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Libertine, ebgaramond garbled when printed from Evince

If I try to print a PDF produced with pdflatex from within the Evince document viewer on Debian Wheezy, the print output is garbled. This is also true if I "print to file": it looks as shown below. ...
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Making TeXworks use tikz package

I need to create a document (I am using TeXworks) that requires the following packages/libraries: \documentclass[spanish]{article} \usepackage[activeacute]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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ltablex.sty not found on Debian wheezy (Texlive 2012)

I am having quite an issue here. I have to work back on a document which compiled perfectly when I first did it on Windows using MikTex (and TexnicCenter as the editor). But I cannot use the windows ...
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How do I fix 'org-reftex-citation: No bibliography defined in file' error?

I am using Debian Wheezy with Emacs24.4.50.1 and Org-Mode 8.2.6. I am using Kieren Healy's Emacs Starter Kit for the Social Science. http://kieranhealy.org/resources/emacs-starter-kit/ With this ...
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Figuring out Xetex fonts under Debian

I have been trying to start using xelatex. My configuration: Debian: testing Texlive: 2013.20140408-1 Taking the minimal example from unicode-math and amsmath environments viz ...
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How to install my own .cls file on Debian?

I install texlive with a .iso file but not the Debian package. As on Ubuntu, I will do mkdir -p $HOME/.texmf/tex/latex/amazing sudo /usr/local/texlive/2013/bin/x86_64-linux/tlmgr conf texmf TEXMFHOME ...
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Installing biber for use with TeX Live 2013 on Debian wheezy

I recently backported what I think is TeX Live 2013 from Debian testing/unstable to Debian wheezy. The version number is 2013.20140314-1. This is no longer the most current version in Debian; there is ...
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framed.sty not found after switching from OS X to Linux

I transitioned from OS X to Debian Linux. I have freshly installed TeX live, and I want to compile some tex files now which were running before on OS X. For example, there is a file which uses a ...
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slashbox style missing in debian [duplicate]

I am using TexLive in Debian Linux I have a template which I have to follow without altering its packages etc. and it uses slashbox which has been removed from Debian due to license problems. What can ...
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Caption numbering missing in beamer class when adding subfig package

I am having a problem with the beamer class and subfig package. Once I add the subfig package (for subfloats) the numbering of all my captions disappear. Please see the following minimial working ...
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Trying to update apacite (Debian problem?) [closed]

my Debian Wheezy seems to have an old version of apacite package. A file like \documentclass{book} \usepackage[natbibapa]{apacite} \begin{document} \end{document} will produce a message, in its log ...
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Is it safe to update LaTeX package with tlmgr on debian?

I using debian (unstable) and have installed most of my LaTeX packages from the official repositories (except few ones which I copied directly inside a folder recognized by texhash). I just learned ...
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Setting up LaTeX with Sublime Text 2 - Linux

I'm looking for some help setting ST2 up with LaTeX, so far I have downloaded texLive from here and have uncompressed it and ran ./install-tl. I have also installed LaTeXTools on ST2. When I try to ...
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Hyphenation of Russian text in utf8 encoding?

All my attempts to make hyphenation work in Debian Linux 6.0 for Russian text encoded in utf8 has failed. My search on internet indicates that hyphenation should work through babel at least with ...
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xdvi does not show eps files inline

When run from the command line xdvi gives the following errors $ xdvi text.dvi gs: Unknown device: x11alpha gs: Unrecoverable error: undefined in .uninstallpagedevice gs: Operand stack: gs: ...
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ConTeXt Standalone installation problem under Debian GNU/Linux

I am trying to install ConTexT Standalone under LMDE, a Debian GNU/Linux operating system. I followed the system-wide installation instructions step-by-step without any problem. Except for the final ...
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booktabs-de from texlive-lang-german not installed in debian wheezy [closed]

I have debian wheezy with packaged texlive (TeX Live 2012/Debian) and want to use the package booktabs-de from the apt-package texlive-lang-german. The debian apt installation of that package ran ...
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I can't find format file latex.fmt [closed]

I recently removed (most of) my installation of latex due to problems with the hyperref package. I reinstalled texlive using sudo apt-get texlive texlive-latex-extra which gave these messages ...
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Installing TeXlive on Ubuntu, revisited

The Debian/Ubuntu packages for TeXlive are usually outdated, sometimes up to several years behind CTAN. Now, I understand that packaging TeX Live takes a lot of work and, if you want to follow ...
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etoolbox.sty missing

im using Debian squeeze and installed LaTeX with apt-get install texlive texlive-lang-czechslovak texlive-fonts-recommended, but when i compile my school LaTeX template, this error occurs: LaTeX ...
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How to install font from the font catalogue in Debian

As it seems many users have a problem with this in Debian and/or Ubuntu. I have not seen a good an straightforward guide in various forums. Finally I found it out, just by reading the documentation. ...
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Which texmf directory to use for non-texlive deb-package [closed]

I'd like to provide a collection of packages/classes/fonts in a custom .deb package, i.e. that is not part of texlive. Which directory should I choose for installing? texlive tells me to use ...
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Setup SyncTeX with Emacs on debian stable (squeeze)

Is it possible to setup SyncTeX with Emacs on debian stable (squeeze)? Emacs24 is available from http://emacs.naquadah.org/ but squeeze is at its end of cycle and most other tools are outdated. $ ...
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Weird problem with pgfsys-xetex.def and fadings (xelatex) [closed]

[...] Your graphic driver pgfsys-xetex.def does not support fadings [...] That's what the following MWE returns: \documentclass{beamer} \usecolortheme{rose} \usecolortheme{seahorse} ...
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TeX Live 2011 vs Ubuntu TeX Live

Is it worth the effort to manually install TeX Live 2011 on Ubuntu? Has so much changed since 2009? I am a new Ubuntu user coming from windows and have very limited knowledge of Linux environment. I ...
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How can I avoid a 'Dimension too large' error in an a0 size TikZ figure?

I'm using Debian/Squeeze with its texlive-full package installed. After some success with TikZ for normal article-size figures, I got interested in using it for an a0 size poster. As a (fairly) ...
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Biber broken on debian wheezy/sid texlive 2011

After an update of texlive 2011 (two days ago), biber (version 0.9.9) is completely broken. The solution found via google (deleting directory /tmp/par-.....) does not work. The Error is: ~/Git/DISS$ ...
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CTAN package 'invoice' on texlive debian/ubuntu

I am trying to use the 'invoice' latex package, which is supposed to be in texlive-latex-extra, however I keep getting the error "invoice.sty not found" at my \usepackage{invoice} line. I installed ...
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Installing and using XeTeX

I have tried to install XeTeX on my Debian system, but this does not appear to work. Here are the steps I took: I loaded TeX Live 2011 with tlmgr -gui. I loaded a repository. I selected "not ...
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updmap fails to create 10local.cfg

i encountered a strange behaviour of updmap with texlive 2009-13: When I try to enabe map files with updmap(-sys) (or run getnonfreefonts(-sys), the program exits silently. Even with a complete new ...