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W32TeX and installing custom packages

I have installed W32TeX (full) on Windows 7. I like the W32TeX because it gives me clean and minimal install. My question is - how can I install for example moderncv package and all of its ...
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Adding Imprint Shadow font [duplicate]

I'm using MiKTeX on Windows, and I've found Imprint Shadow font which I'd like to use with lettrine for capitalization of first font of chapters (I'm experimenting a bit). I've extracted all the ...
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memoir download

I'm having trouble with the memoir template in LaTeX. Each time I build PDF with pdflatex, at the very beginning of the compilation it somehow tries to request something from the web, which isn't even ...
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fontspec does not work correctly. MiKTeX portable, no admin rights

I am trying to set up a TeX System at work, where I have no admin rights. So I went for MiKTeX portable. It is "installed" on my Desktop. I want to use fontspec with XeLaTeX to be able to choose the ...
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TeX Live 2013 throwing up errors when using updmap and fmutil

I run TeX Live 2013 on Win 7(x64) and was doing fine with updates and everything until today. I went for another update, when suddenly the following error message popped up when the updater tried to ...
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Compiling *.ins files in MiKTeX 2.9

I am trying to install the hieroglf package on my PC. I am running MiKTeX 2.9. When I try to run latex hieroglf.ins I get an error message indicating that the file can not be found. I know the file ...
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How to install unicode-math on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin)? [duplicate]

I want to install unicode-math to use with XeLaTeX. I use ubuntu 12.04 LTS (because of some incompatibilities of later kernel versions with my HW). Is there a way to install unicode-math package? I ...
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How to install a font on MacTeX 2013

I don't understand why fonts that work perfectly fine on Windows with TeXLive 2013 don't work on my Mac with MacTeX-2013, but whatever. I need to install "Linux Libertine O," but do not know how to do ...
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MiKTeX 2.9 portable issue

When I downloaded and updated MiKTeX 2.9 portable and try to change the paper size to lettersize under options, everything works fine. The paper size changes as desired but as soon as check for ...
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Lack of relevant documentation when using texdoc

A few weeks ago I stumbled into this problem when trying to use texdoc for the very first time. That issue has been resolved. I completely reinstalled TeXLive 2012, using the complete scheme to ...
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making pdflatex look in the right place for texlive

I have followed the install instructions for texlive for unix, and have set the path permanently - i.e. "echo $PATH" gives the following output - ...
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Problem updating miktex - arctrl-bin

My miktex (32 Bit) 2.9 installation (on windows 7, 64 Bit) doesn't update (GUI and console). I recognized the problem first on 2013-07-01. It seems to be caused by the package miktex-arctrl-bin-2.9 as ...
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Unable to build .sty files with MikTeX

I need to build the .sty of different packages to be loaded in my input file (I have to do things manually). I am working on Windows and get a very strange behaviour: latex.exe seems to be missing the ...
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Setting up a flash drive suitable for 'TeX Missionaries'

I'd like to stick a complete TeX system on a flash drive to be able to quickly demonstrate and disseminate TeX and its distributions, but I'd like to keep the total file size small since the medium ...
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.sty of installed package not found [closed]

I've newly installed TeXLive 2013 (following steps on http://www.tug.org/texlive/quickinstall.html) on Fedora 19. Using pdflatex on a test .tex, I encounter lots of error messages saying various .sty ...
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Installing a LaTeX template that has only .tex files

I downloaded the Legrand Orange Book template from http://www.latextemplates.com/template/the-legrand-orange-book , but I can't figure out how to actually install/use it. When I downloaded memoir, it ...
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MikTeX 2.9, install packages on the fly?

I set the Install Packages on the Fly setting to Yes and try to compile my document in Texmaker, but I still get the error File [...] not found, where [...] is the package I need. Basically, I need to ...
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Sequence of upgrading to TeX Live 2013

Since TUG says there is no upgrade from TeX Live 2012 to 2013, it has to be a new install. However, I do not want to have two versions of TeX Live and I don't want to mess up system PATH (Windows 7). ...
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Error when compiling xcolor.ins in TeXmaker to generate xcolor.sty file

I have downloaded xcolor.ins and xcolor.dtx from http://kern.heimat.eu/tex/xcolor.html These two files are in the same folder. When I run the .ins file I get the error message Log file not found. ...
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package gentium-tug: cannot find font in map file(s)

Trying the new package gentium-tug with the file \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{gentium} \begin{document} Olá \end{document} I get this ...
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LaTeX version warning for multicol package [closed]

Background While implementing Frank Mittelbach's answer, the pdflatex command returned the following warning: LaTeX Warning: You have requested, on input line 13, version `2011/12/20' ...
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Does tlmgr show the actual package versions?

Today I installed TeXLive 2013 next to 2012 and updated all the PATHs to point to 2013. My main motivation for updating is the new version of LuaTeX. When calling luatex -v in a terminal, I also see ...
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Include pdfTeX in Inno Setup whitout install MiKTeX

I have developped a little tool in matlab to fill directly some .tex files and then compile them in a pdf file (I use the command pdflatex to compile). It is well working on my computer because I ...
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Errors using tikz-cd and TikZ

I was trying to install the tikz-cd package into my miktex in order to draw commutative diagram. However, I encountered the following error and I don't know how to solve it. The situation: In the ...
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Installing handlatex in miktex 2.9 [duplicate]

I’ve been trying to get handlatex (http://code.google.com/p/handlatex/) to work with miktex 2.9 and texnicCenter on windows 7. I tried copying it in the miktex directories: tex/latex and tex/xelatex ...
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Usage of central documentation system for TeXLive distribution (texdoc)

Recently, when peeking over the shoulder of someone who has years of experience working with TeX, I saw him type something into the terminal that caused a pdf with the documentation for a LaTeX ...
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MiKTeX Package Manager not installing new packages [closed]

I have just started using LaTeX as of last week. I have tried using the MiKTeX 2.9 package manager in order to install new packages (such as cite for example). However, whenever I try this I get the ...
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Step-by-step guide for installing a `.cls` file on Windows 8 with TeXnicCenter [duplicate]

I'm trying to install a .cls file on a Windows 8 machine, using the editor TeXnicCenter and the distribution MikTex 2.9. I have been directed to other threads, but find them incomprehensible. This is ...
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How to install new packages on Texmaker on Ubuntu?

How do I install new packages on Texmaker? I use Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.
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Installing TeXLive 2013 side by side on an existing TeXLive 2012

tlmgr stopped working complaining that it is version 2012 while the repository is 2013. Fine, I need to install TL 2013. So I try and do just that, by following the first link at ...
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Does TeXLive2013 need any special install instructions?

When I installed TeXLive2012 on Linux some time ago, I had to follow How to install "vanilla" TeXLive on Debian or Ubuntu?. For the new release, as of yesterday, will I need to mimic the ...
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Installing Sweave for Miktex 2.9 on Windows 7

I've been looking everywhere, but my computer (Windows 7) just won't install the Sweave.sty package for Miktex 2.9. I tried to put it in a folder respecting the TDS standard, and then to install it, ...
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How to install a beamer theme in Lyx

I would like to use the Wuerzburg Beamer Theme for my thesis presentation but i dont know how to install it in Lyx. Can anyone help me please?
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How to install the package “slashbox” using tlmgr?

I'd like to install the package slashbox to my MacTex/TeXlive installation (on Mac OSX) using tlmgr. The package seems to be still available on CTAN, but my attempts to install it, failed: sudo tlmgr ...
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How to keep my TeX Live installation up to date?

What is the recommended way to keep my TeX Live installation up to date? Is there any package manager (like MiKTeX on Windows) that could help me with this? If it helps I'm running on Mac OS X and my ...
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Branding issue with MacTeX 2013?

After learning that TeX Live 2013 was released this Tuesday June 18, I downloaded the new MacTeX. I am just a bit puzzled though: The MacTeX homepage clearly presents the download as MacTeX-2013, ...
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Installing new style files in Linux [duplicate]

Closure of this question was unnecessary. My question is not a duplicate of the one linked to. My questions are Linux specific and ask for advice about using Kile on Linux. My question refers to more ...
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Installing non-ctan package tikz-dsp.sty using TeXLive tlmgr [duplicate]

I have installed TeXLive 2012 and have access to tlmgr from the command line. I'd like to know how I can install this tikz-dsp.sty that I have downloaded from TeXample.net. I'm assuming I'd use ...
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Installing eqexam package for use with Sublime Text 2 [duplicate]

I am looking to utilize the eqexam package, yet even after putting the .sty files in my /usr/local/texlive/2012/texmf-dist/tex/latex directory with the appropriate /eqexam folder . I am still unable ...
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configuring auctex in emacs [closed]

I need help with configuring auctex in emacs. I have downloaded and installed auctex but I cannot get anything to work. I am running MAC OS X 10.8.4 and am running emacs through the terminal. If I use ...
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How to install y4pdf package in Tex Live on Windows XP? [duplicate]

I want to install y4pdf package to my Tex Live 2010 distribution. The package itself is consisting of the following files according to http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/yt4pdf/: ...
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Problem with Protext Setup [closed]

I downloaded ProText.exe, and was about to start Setup according to protext-install-en.pdf. But an error popped up. And in Setup.exe, it says this. Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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xelatex does not find texgyreterms

I want to use xelatex together with TexGyreTerms: \ifxetex \newcommand{\lsCoverTitleFont}[1]{\fontspec[LetterSpace=-2.0]{TeXGyreTermes} \fontshape{sc}\fontsize{52pt}{16.75mm}\selectfont #1} ...
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TexStudio Installation Problems in Ubuntu 12.04

I want to install TexStudio in Ubuntu 12.04. I cannot find it in Software Center. From command line if I use sudo apt-get install texstudio it says unable to locate package. Please help.
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Getting Gregorio to work on Windows 7

I need help trying to get Gregorio working on Windows 7 x64. I've installed TeX Live 2012 and Gregorio, and have configured TeXworks. When I try to compile a tex file, it tells me that it can't find ...
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ar package for Aspect Ratio symbol

I try to get the Aspect Ratio Symbol used in aeronautics (A and R together see p.78 of this document) but it requires the ar package. I call \usepackage{ar} in my code and get the error: file ar.sty ...
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TeX Live personal texmf tree [duplicate]

I have installed Tex Live 2012 in both Windows 7 (C:\texlive) and Ubuntu 12.04 (/usr/local/texlive). Inside both these folders there are two folders namely 2012 and texmf-local. My question is that if ...
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Installing font “Classico” on TexMac

I'm currently trying to install the font Classico on a new Mac OS X 10.8.4 system using TexLive. I followed this tutorial and managed each of the steps successfully: ...
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Error after TeX Live 2012 update: “I can't write on file 'texsys.aux'”

I was previously able to run LaTeX with TeX Live 2011, but since installing TeX Live 2012, I get the error message ! I can't write on file 'texsys.aux'. This is a Windows 7 operating system. I have ...
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Installing LaTeX in a server

I need to run LaTeX in a server using an explorer (just like Safari or Chrome). The thing is that I can't find a software that allows me to do that, as, for example, R Studio does (they have the ...