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Some strange errors when moving from MikTex on windows to Ubuntu TeX.

I have some tex code that I used to compile successfully (actually, with some 3 non-important warnings) on Windows using MikTex. When I try to compile it on Ubuntu using: tex composition-body.tex I ...
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Installation of GhostView needed before installing MiKTeX?

I want to install MiKTeX 2.9.3959 (on WinXP in order to create PS files). Do I need (or better, should I) install GhostScript and GhostView first, before installing MiKTeX?
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LuaTeX cyrillic hyphenation problems

I am trying to use LuaTeX (LuaLaTeX) in MiKTeX 2.9 and I'm stuck with getting it to load cyrillic hyphenation patterns. I'm quite new to LuaTeX, so maybe there's something special about hyphenation ...
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BibTeX work in Miktex 2.7, but in version 2.8 does not work [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: In BibTeX say: One or more errors occured! please check the options!, what can I do? In a computer with Miktex 2.7 a run bibtex works very well, but in another computer ...
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Why Windows API 5 error when running initexmf in MiKTeX?

I have a MiKTeX installation running on Windows Vista, and whenever I try to run initexmf, I get the following error message initexmf: Windows API error 5: Access is denied. initexmf: Data: ...
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“Yap: revival of the MiKTeX 2.4 render method”

I see on the MiKTeX page, that "Yap: revival of the MiKTeX 2.4 render method" is planned. What does this mean?
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Can MiKTeX texmf trees contain the equivalent of a “symbolic link”?

I have a few personal class and style files that I keep in a Git repository as they change often. On UNIX-based systems, I simply insert a symbolic link in my texmf tree that points to these files: ...
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How do I make the command texdoc latex2e to open the PDF version by default?

I found a latex2e.pdf in my MiKTeX installation tree. How do I make texdoc latex2e open the PDF version by default? UPDATE: I tried renaming latex2e.html to something else, and now the PDF version is ...
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Graphicspath for MikTeX

Is there a way to specify a \graphicspath that includes all sub-directories? I know I could put all my graphics in a texmf tree, but I'd like to have them in another directory tree. As far as I can ...
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How can I install MiKTeX packages that are not found in the Package Manager? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I manually install a package on MikTex (Windows) I am new to LaTeX and looking to convert my undergraduate thesis to LaTeX format for practice. This community ...
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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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What is the difference between the basic MiKTeX and the complete MiKTeX?

I am just starting out with LaTeX on Windows XP, and I was advised to install MiKTeX. What would I get in the complete MiKTeX that isn't in basic MiKTeX?
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How do I make links in my pdf to run other programs?

I remember when I installed MiKTeX on my PC, I did it by clicking a series of links in a pdf document, which would run the various installer programs. What (La)TeX commands were used to make that ...