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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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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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TeXlive on Ubuntu, and equivs?

I've just installed TeXLive from CTAN on Ubuntu 14.04, and following the instructions set up a local "equivs" so that Ubuntu thinks that TeXLive is properly installed. However, when I use apt-get, ...
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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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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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How to install and use simpsons font?

How to install and use the simpsons font? I could not use the following command: \documentclass[a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{simpsons} \begin{document} \Bart \end{document} I use TeXLive ...
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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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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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How to install third-party modules for ConTeXt (MacTex distribution)?

I install MacTeX basic package and then install context by tlmgr. How do I install third-party modules?
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Installing a font package in TeX-Live

I cannot make fourier and other font packages to work on TeX-Live on Mac OS. I have installed fourier package and tried updmap-sys and mktexlsr terminal commands in different combinations. Still the ...
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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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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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Installing EB Garamond for pdfLaTeX (encore)

At the moment I try to get the EB Garamond font to work on my windows machine (under MikTeX 2.9), but I failed. By searching TeX.SX I found this two questions: EB Garamond on LaTeX Installing ...
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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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How to change PGF from 2.1 to 3.0? [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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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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moderncv error: tweaklist.sty

I can't get moderncv to work. I get the error: ! LaTex Error: File 'tweaklist.sty' not found. What I've done so far is manually install moderncv in my texmf tree ...
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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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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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Problem with TexLive installation on Fedora 17 to 20

I just upgraded to Fedora 17 and tried to install TeX Live, as usually, by downloading the install script, install-tl from tug.org. When I run ./install-tl I get this output: ...
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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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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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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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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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Where can I find small2e.tex and sample2e.tex in the MacTex installation?

I cannot seem to find these files. I am trying to learn LaTeX again many years after I stopped using it on a regular basis, and wanted to start with these files as a reference. I have searched with ...
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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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Thesis font, math symbols etc change after each compile [closed]

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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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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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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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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Latex cannot find `.sty` files

I am on a mac and I believe I am using MacTeX. I am getting errors of the sort: File `fullpage.sty' not found. When I run locate fullpage.sty I get ...
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How can I tell TeX Live Utility where my TeX distribution is?

So, I was in a hurry, and didn't read the copious verbiage on TeX Live as directed by the TeX Live Utility when you have an out-of-date TeX Live install (I had 2010). So, I'm comfortable with the ...
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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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Do I need to run non-tlmgr tools each time I use Tex Live Utility to update Tex?

I've made some modifications to my TeX installation outside of the TeX Live Utility, which I use primarily, as a convenient way to keep my installation up to date. For example, I've added some fonts ...
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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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I have two versions of Texlive on Ubuntu and I don't know how to indicate that one should be used

I recently ran into a problem when compiling a doc, where latex indicated a missing package, while Ubuntu indicated that it was installed. The missing package in question is pst-node.sty but I think ...
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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 does LaTeX find package files?

On a fresh install of TeXlive on a Linux box (Linux Mint 11) I get the following error message: ! LaTeX Error: File `scalefnt.sty' not found. But the file is there: $ find /usr/ -name ...