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ubuntu 14.04 Texlive 2014 getnonfreefonts-sys ! ERROR: The install directory '/usr/local/texlive/texmf-local' is not writable

I upgraded to Texlive 2014 on Unbutu 14.04 and trying to install non-freetonts with getnonfreefonts-sys. This command throws the following error: ERROR: The install directory ...
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Problem with \subfloat after re-installing MikTex

This summer I wrote my thesis (with a lot of this "forum's" help). Last week I "renew" my computer and installed Latex again (MikTex and Texmaker). Since then I cannot run my code anymore. I always ...
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Font installation - mktexmf cannot find newtxbttsla.mf file

OS: Windows 7. TexLive: pdfTeX 3.1415926-2.5-1.40.14 (TeX Live 2013/W32TeX), kpathsea version 6.1.1 I was following rules https://www.tug.org/fonts/fontinstall.html I've updated my TexLive ...
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how to linstall texlive without lcdf-typetools

For some reasons (i.e, openmpi conflicts with lcdf-typetools a b, which is not the main topic here), I need to install texlive of any version without lcdf-typetools. Anyone please shed lights on how ...
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Can't load TeX Live Database during install

Currently, I have downloaded Tex live from here but I encounter a problem while installing it. Here is the problem "Couldn't load remote Tex Live Database. Please go back and select different ...
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How to create a a package that can be installed by tlmgr?

I want to be able to use a proprietary font on a number of Linux machines for which TeXLive is installed locally (not through the package manager). I have followed How do I use TrueType Fonts with ...
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What is the default directory I should install LaTeX packages in?

So most people are claiming that the path to install new latex packages is ~/Library/texmf when I run the terminal command kpsewhich -var-value=TEXMFHOME I get ~/Library/texmf but this directory does ...
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installing *.CLS (e.g., ASL.CLS) with MikTex on windows 7 pro [duplicate]

when I try to compile \documentclass[bibother]{asl} \begin{document} foo bar baz \end{document} I get the error: "file 'asl.cls' not found". According to some postings it seems that asl.cls must ...
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Portable install for use on Raspberry Pi

I would like to install TeXLive as a portable installation on a USB drive and then use it on a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian (a modified version of Debian). The SD card I am using for the Pi's "hard ...
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OTF installation - error - files must be included entirely

Argh! Maybe the fonts I got are useless? I got a set of OTF fonts and am trying to install them for use with MikTeX pdflatex. (Yes I know about XeTeX and LuaTeX and that it could be easier with them. ...
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! I can't find file `ydocstrip.tex

I recently had to download the package adjustbox from CTAN and when I ran the .tex file, I had this error above . The ydocstrip is the first line of the .tex file in the adjustbox backage. Does anyone ...
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Difficulties installing garamondx on MacOSX - TeXShop cannot find garamondx.sty

I used getnonfreefonts to install garamondx, following instructions found at Can I install fonts from CTAN using TeX Live Utility? . Sadly, TeXShop persists in telling me LaTeX Error: File ...
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Installed texlive, but can't find it on hard drive

I am using KUbuntu 14.04 and just re-installed it after setting up a new computer. Instead of texlive-full I installed sudo apt-get install texlive texlive-lang-german texlive-doc-de ...
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How do I get a new copy of amsart?

According to the comments and answers to this question, using an old copy of amsart gives a 1991 Mathematics Subject Classification instead of a 2010 Mathematics Subject Classification. My question ...
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Problem with PPower4

I am new to ppower4. I have installed it from here. I have followed all the instructions given there. After installation I tried to run test example. I am getting pdf file but I am unable to post ...
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Texlive installation issue: repository database loading takes forever

I am trying to install Texlive 2014 on my Windows 7 laptop. The issue is that when I run "install-tl-windows" in the command line, and I press next in the GUI that pops up, I get a message saying ...
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How to install pstricks [duplicate]

I want to install PSTricks (I use Texmaker). I have downloaded the files from the following page: http://tug.org/PSTricks/main.cgi but nowhere do they say where the files should be copied or how the ...
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Update PGF2.10 to 3.0 with tlmgr

I want to update tikz pgf package from 2.10 version to 3. I tried hard but couldn't make tlmgr to update it. There seems some proxy issue with tlmgr. I tried the solution provided here ...
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How to change PGF from 2.1 to 3.0?

I am using TexLive 2011. Although I have downloaded PGF 3.0 and put it into the folder texmf but the \ pgfversion always result in 2.1.How to change PGF from 2.1 to 3.0?
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Installing LaTeX on a personal (externally hosted) web server to render images

I have seen some similar questions but I admit I'm a newbie when it comes to cgi and general server setup and need some direction. I have a personal domain hosted on yahoo.com that I would like to ...
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Having trouble when loading TikZ-cd

I have just installed the package tikz-cd using the MikTeX package manager, but somehow it won't load properly. I've included the error message. Could anyone help me out? MWE: ...
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Error Asymptote when compilling file ?

I try install program Asymptote at My computer and i follow all instructions from this, when i am compile my file like this : \documentclass[12pt]{article} % Use this form to include EPS (latex) or ...
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MacTeX installation, non-functioning TeXShop

I used the MacTeX installation on a new MacBookPro and I find the folder /usr/texbin empty and the functionality not there, error message "Can't find required tool." "usr/texbin/pdflatex ...
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MiKTeX installation permission error [closed]

I'm trying to install MiKTeX but I'm getting an error with mfc100.dll permission denied: The operation could not be completed for the following reason: Permission denied: C:\Program Files\MiKTeX ...
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Installing Texlive on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I am attempting to install Texlive on my new Ubuntu 14.04 machine. It goes fine until the last step, the EULA. There is an 'OK' symbol at the bottom of the first screen, but nothing happens when I ...
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MacTex Full version

I already have downloaded the basic-mactex and have begun using it. But then as I do my research, I begin needing to typeset more complex equations. So I need to download more packages. And I now ...
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Am I missing the lualatex format source?

I am trying to get lualatex to run on my MikTeX 2.9 installation. When I attempt to create the format, I get the following error message (via mo.exe): Creating the lualatex format file... ...
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How to install the package font awesome? [duplicate]

How to install the package font awesome in MiXTeX (Windows)?
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Installation of CSP package [duplicate]

How to install the package CSP, in mac OS? I have the file csp.sty but I don't know where I have to put it in the right path. Thanks,
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non-root non-sudo installation not working; how to install-tl using custom --profile?

I'm trying to install TeX Live in my home directory in Ubuntu 12.04, where I don't have sudo rights. I'm installing from the Live CD. But install-tl always wants to install in /usr/local/bin and ...
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Installing bbm.sty in linux

How does one install the bbm.sty package in Linux Mint? I followed the instructions on http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/bbm/ and have generated the bbm.sty file, but I am not ...
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Error in installing MiKTEX: Permission denied mfc100.dll

I've been trying to install MiKTEX and I couldn't get thru because of this: Error: Permission denied: C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex/bin/mfc100.dll Does someone know how to fix this? I ...
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How to install listings.sty in tex-live DVD version. Ubuntu/Fedora

I run tex-live (pdfLatex) at home on Ubuntu and on Fedora in college. And this error comes up every time and forces me to go to the WriteLatex website. I know the Windows solution of running MPM. But ...
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Install animate.tds in ubuntu 14.04

I downloaded animate.tds.zip from the Internet and unzipped the folder. How do I install it, as it is necessary for compilation of a .tex file using animate package? Can anyone please help me in this ...
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Mactex installation fails (write protected?)

I try to install Mactex on my computer but I get message that it cant be written to the default location. Installing it portable I got problems with the editor and with pythontex (ok, I am a newbie ...
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Installing Python on portable TexLive for Mac

I managed to install a portable texlive on my mac. Now I want to install pythontex on it as well. How can I tell the system to install pythontex on my portable folder or how can I install pythontex ...
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Mac 10.9.4 & MacTeX (Installation of .sty file)

I hope you can help. I was a fairly regular user of LaTeX, only for Open University assignments (even attended a TUG course in London!!) but have had about 18 months off and returned with a new ...
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Untarring .tar.xz file failed during installing texlive2014 [duplicate]

I wanted to install texlive on ubuntu-14 using texlive.iso image.After entering ./install.sh, the following problem occurred: Partial download of ./archive/Asana-Math.tar.xz found, removing it. ...
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xelatex-biber in Sublime Text 3

I am new to LaTeX, using MacTeX 2014, biblatex 2.9/Biber 0.9. In need to create a custom build that includes xelatex-biber-xelatex in Sublime Text 3. Comments below from @cfr and @egreg helped me to ...
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Thesis font, math symbols etc change after each compile

I have a strange problem when writing my thesis. I'm using the template available on: http://www-h.eng.cam.ac.uk/help/tpl/textprocessing/ThesisStyle/ All document classes etc have been provided in ...
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problems installing mathtools

There have been a few questions regarding installing this package in the past, but they now seem to be out of date. I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 and TexMaker. When I try \usepackage{mathtools} in TexMaker it ...
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Unable to install keyval.sty

I have a minimal TeX Live installation in ~/texlive/2014. I was trying to install keyval.sty using tlmgr. So, I tried, tlmgr install keyval But it gives an error: tlmgr: package repository ...
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Unable to install texlive from install-tl

I am unable to install texlive from install-tl script on fedora20. When I use: ./install-tl gui wizard It gives an error: invalid after png_start_read_image or png_read_update_info at ...
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How to run TeX Live 2014 in Windows 8 64bit?

I would like to run TeX Live 2014 in Windows 8 64bit. Installed TeX Live 2014 32bit. When I try to run my first TeX program first.tex I get the following error message in command line: warning: ...
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MacTeX.pkg installation problem

I'm trying to download the MacTeX.pkg onto a Mac OS X version 10.6.8. I want to be able to use LyX and I know this is needed prior to using LyX to get use much of the program. I downloaded it and it ...
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No TeX installation detected. Please install TeX before compiling - RStudio Knitr on Mac [closed]

I have tried to reinstall the MacTex twice. I even reinstall R and RStudio. Nothing could cure this problem. Please Help me, I'm in middle of my thesis and I need to use Knitr and RStudio is only easy ...
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Why do I have to fake Texlive package in Ubuntu?

I followed this answer like a parrot and installed Texlive on my Ubuntu. However, I don't understand why I have to create a fake package to trick Ubuntu into thinking that texlive is installed. What ...
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How can I install ieeetrans.cls?

I need to install the IEEEtrans.cls for use in LyX (on a Mac) but I don't understand the instructions provided by the downloaded package. How can I install that class?
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how to install TikZ/ PGF [duplicate]

I recently came across a program called TikZ, for creating graphics. I don't know how to install it! In its website I didn't see any instructions. Could any one help me? I am using Windows 7 Home ...
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How to install Babel English?

I use MikTex Update to install, some security configurations make me can only install package in Update, not Package Manager. I install all package in the Update, but the system show error that I do ...