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“Missing input file: 'mem110.clo'” on Travis CI build

I'm trying to build this repo with Travis CI, using latexmk and pdflatex. Works fine locally, but when it tries to compile on Travis, I get the following error message (entire log): ! LaTeX Error: ...
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Texmaker is Not installing?

I am getting Error while installing Texmaker in ubantu 14.04. Error is Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package ...
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Package installation issue - arabi

I am very new to Latex and I have a file I need to compile. When doing so I get the message: The required file tex\latex\arabi\bblopts.cfg is missing. It is a part of the following package: arabi". I ...
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Problem with the installation of libertinust1math package

I would like to use the Linux Libertine Font for my document; as suggested here I have inserted this 3 code lines in the preamble of the input file \usepackage{libertine} \usepackage{libertinust1math}...
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Uninstalling MiKTeX 2.9

I installed MiKTeX 2.9 on windows 7 but I was not able to compile files in Texmaker. Then I installed TeX Live, which is working fine. Now when I try to uninstall MiKTeX from Control panel, it gives ...
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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I was in a hurry, and didn't read the copious verbiage on TeX Live as directed by the TeX Live Utility when you have an out-of-date TeX Live install (I had 2010).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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Problem running Asymptote

I cant seem to to run asymptote after installing ghostscript, gsview, and MikTex please help me. All i get when i write the asy command in the cmd is this. I have a Windows 7 Ultimate installed on my ...
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Fresh MacTeX install on new computer with OS X El Capitan

I see lots of advice on how to fix MacTeX after upgrading to El Capitan, but I have a new computer with El Capitan and am trying to do my first installation of MacTeX, and the whole package install ...
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Change package search paths

I was previously running a manually installed TeXlive 2013 (as in https://www.tug.org/texlive/quickinstall.html). Now I have removed this with the according button in tlmng (TeXlive Manager) and ...
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Installing Latex-Suite for VIM

I downloaded and followed the instructions from here to download the Latex-Suite for VIM on OS X 10.10.4. It looks great, and I created a very simple latex file. I go to compile it - command \ll I ...
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Lost my ability to add .tex and .sty files when upgrading to texlive 2016 on ubuntu [duplicate]

Using the instructions from How to install vanilla texlive on debian or ubuntu I upgraded from texlive 2014 to texlive 2016 on my second laptop. I did this because I am using some more recent packages ...
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sagetex.sty not found

I have ubuntu 15.10 and sage 6.9 installed, and texlive/texmaker, and have been trying to get sagetex to work. I followed the instructions in the reference manual, and first attempted the 3rd, and ...
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MiKTeX Setup on Windows - Error 404

I'm trying to install MiKTeX on Windows 7 (32 bits) and I get this error message: http://mirrors.tuna.tsinghua.edu.cn/CTAN/systems/win32/miktex/tm/packages/miktex-urct-bin-x64.tar.lzma (expecting ...
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Checking and removing multiple MacTex installations

I was having the same problem as described here. However, at that time I just reinstalled the MacTex, and things started to work. As MacTex takes huge space on the disk, I want to make sure that I ...
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How to install MathTime Pro 2 fonts on MikTeX

I have been trying for a long time now to install the MathTime Professional II (mtpro2) fonts on my system. (I am running MikTeX 2.9 under Windows 7, but what likely matters is "recent MikTeX, under ...
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Installing Minion Pro El Capitan

I've tried all of the obvious places googling. I think that I'm not able to edit the updmap.cfg file correctly because running updmap-sys seems to only know about my old tex distribution /usr/local/...
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How can i install Eukleides into my Texmaker on Mac?

I'm trying to install Eukleides, but nothing comes out of it. Unfortunately, I'm very new to TeX in general, but now I strongly need this package to build some geometric figures. I downloaded the ....
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Do I HAVE to re-install all self-installed packages when TeXLive/MacTeX update yearly?

Every year when TeXLive/MacTeX updated itself, I was in an agony because the dozens of self-installed packages had to be re-installed manually. Is there a simpler, automated way to do this? I use ...
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LaTex cannot find user installed packages

I just switched to a new laptop and am having trouble getting a few packages to work on the new machine. I installed Miktex 2.9 basic package and the style files I need to access are contained in the ...
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Using IEEEtrantools

I am trying to use the IEEEtrantools package using the following command: \usepackage[retainorgcmds]{IEEEtrantools} but get the following error message: File `IEEEtrantools.sty' not found. \...
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How to install TeX Live only with selected package before installation begins?

Because my computer uses 64GB SSD hard drive, I have very limited space. As you can see, my drive is almost full. Besides installing TeXLive, I also have to install Visual Studio addons, ...
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Can I specify TeXLive version to install in the install-tl profile?

In a TeXLive installation profile, can I specify a specific version or do I just get what I get? I'm having versioning conflicts inside a Docker container which is supposed to be able to reliably ...
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Automatic package install in linux?

In Windows, I run TexWorks, and when I include a package that I do not already have installed, it asks me if I want to install that package. In linux (Ubuntu), I have tried this in TexWorks, and ...
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Error installing Vim-LaTeX using Pathogen on MacVim

I installed vim-latex using pathogen following the very clear instructions proposed in: How to install vim-latex? However, when I open a .tex file using MacVim, I get the following error message: ...
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How to fix LaTeX Error: File `kantlipsum.sty' not found?

How to fix LaTeX Error: File `kantlipsum.sty' not found ?
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Trouble installing MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 10

I have PC with fresh install of Windows 10. I am now trying to install the version of MiKTeX 2.9, but am running into same installation problem. The install starts fine (Net install, basic install, ...
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Error: Too many open files: On install

Getting an Error: Too many open files: path="C:\Users\XXXXX\AppData\Local\Temp\ on installtion. Any one find a fix for this? Log: initializing setup service... starting installer... Loading ...
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MiKTeX installation error “Too many open files”

I tried to install MiKTeX 2.9. Some information: OS: Windows 7, Intel i7, 8 GB RAM. MiKTeX install file: setup-2.9.5987.exe Install from: local repository (downloaded first), full install. ...
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pgfopts error when installing ytableau

I am trying to install ytableau.sty, following the directions here and here, and in the ytableau README. I am running TexShop 2.47 on OS X 10.6. Here's a walkthrough of what I've done, although I ...
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Why is tlmgr so slow?

I would like to install extra packages in the ShareLatex 0.2.0 Docker image, but it have a 2016 tlmgr and a 2015 texlive, so not optimal. When I do the following tlmgr option repository ftp://tug....
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tlmgr path add yields errors but makes symlinks

Today (June 9, 2016), I've just installed TeX Live 2016 on my Ubuntu 14.04.4. The installation itself was successful, but when I tried to make symlinks for binaries, info pages, and man pages, path ...
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How can I manually install a package on MiKTeX (Windows)

I'm new to LaTeX, investigating using it for some work projects. I'm using MiKTeX on Windows. My employer's locked-down network blocks the application's automatic installation function. I can take ...
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MikTeX Deployment for multiple users

We use mainly MikTeX/pdflatex 2.9. I'm wondering if the deployment scheme we have here is really the best. The way we deploy is as follows: Create a miktex 2.9 System with required packages for our ...
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Add documentation to TL install

I installed the Tex Live 20130407 on my system. To save disk space, I did not install the documentation, because I thought that texdoc can download those files I ask it. However, issuing texdoc ...
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How do I add a .sty file to my MacTeX/TeXShop installation?

I've searched online, but I have not found any clear instructions how to permanently add .sty files to my TeXShop installation. I'm using a Mac with OSX (TeXShop is a mac only program). What is the ...
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A lot of files are installed but not found by TexnicCenter

I have a classic install of MikTex, with all basic packages, but a lot are not found. Some managed to be found via the "package installation" window at compilation, but xcolor.sty just doesn't want to ...
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How to fool yum when installing texlive with tlmgr?

I'm using yum for most packages, but one exception is texlive. However, a few packages (R, lyx, ...) will try to install through yum at each upgrade. I followed this solution, but it sometimes doesn't ...
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How to install natbib in MIkTeX

How can I install the natbib package for bibtex in MikTex. I already got the package from https://www.ctan.org/pkg/natbib but cannot find instructions to install within MikTeX.
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How do I install an individual package on a Linux system?

I need to install a new TeX/LaTeX/ConTeXt package on my computer. I'm running Ubuntu/Fedora/Slackware/Some-Version-Of Linux. What are the possible ways to do this? Note:   We get a ...
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Error: Can't find required tool

I downloaded MacTex, install it on my new machine (MacBook Air, Yosemite), but it fail to typeset with the error: Error: Can't find required tool /user/texbin/pdflatex does not exist. TeXShop is .......
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How to install “vanilla” TeXLive on Debian or Ubuntu?

Debian and Ubuntu have very good texlive packaging. But I'd like to use tlmgr to have a more fine-grained control about upgrades and which packages I want to be installed. So how do I install "vanilla"...
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Where are the tex commands installed?

I am trying to compile a file using the terminal and it keeps failing. In the past I was able to compile latex files easily using terminal but it suddenly started failing. The only change I remember ...
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installing MinionPro font on latex, some problems

I wanted to install the MinionPro font for Latex (I obtained them via the free Adobe Reader). I found a description here which seemed reasonably easy (for a noob like me): http://www.clarkdonley.com/...
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what is the best website to download LaTex for my Toshiba laptop? [duplicate]

I need to download the right version of LaTeX to my laptop ASAP. My professor sent us a link for Apple computers but I have a Toshiba computer. I tried downloading it anyway with no luck. I also ...
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A lite install for Mac OS X

The full MacTex install is 2.5GB, which is penal for any sporadic user. Can someone talk me through a lite install, i.e. BasicTex plus how to supplement it with one or two packages (e.g."accents.sty"),...
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BasicTeX 4mac unfindable

From tug.org, I've installed twice the BasicTeX program but I don't find it any more on my computer, even after switching it off. I have the last MacBook and I work on Yosemite. Are there some codes ...
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Windows 10/TexLive 2015 hangs during installation

I am installing TeXlive 2015 on a fresh Windows 10 but ran into a problem, I seek your help. First of, my system: Windows 10 Education, 64 bits install-tl-windows.exe after running install-tl-...
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I can not install LaTex

I wanted to install Latex for windows 10. I have installed Tex Studio and tried to install the full version of MikTex. I use the website http://www.miktex.org/2.9/setup to install MikTex, but I see ...
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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 ...