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Un-official MacTeX repository

I have been using LiveTeX since 5 years ago. I have always used TeX Live utility to keep up-to-date my LaTeX distribution. Today I woke up with this question: I want to know if there is an ...
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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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MiKTeX: finding updateable packages takes >45 mins

I am in the process of creating a portable LaTeX system. For this I downloaded MiKTeX 2.9 Portable, which I installed and am now trying to update. However, the 'Updateable packages' screen keeps ...
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HTTP Error when trying to change repository [closed]

Today I wanted to install some new packages in the Package Manager. I got an error message saying: "MiKTeX Problem Report Message: HTTP Error Data: HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently" I checked and ...
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Repository of LaTeX Feynman diagram templates with pictures

I have over the last few years drawn a lot of Feynman diagrams in LaTeX with Feynmf and mpost. The results are nice, but time-consuming! For non-physicists, a Feynman diagram is an image made of lines ...
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Can I create a 'plugin' for TeX Live?

I'm creating a couple of packages that I'd like to make as easy as possible to install and manage with standard TeX package managers. (I'm trying to create an 'as plug and play as possible' package ...
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Establishing a new LaTeX repository in the university

Since there is only one TeX server in Australia, I am thinking to initiate negotiations with my institution to host a TeX repository on the website of University. First of all, please give me some ...
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MiKTeX 2.9 Package Manager and Updater crash - problem with repositories?

I installed MiKTeX Basic on Windows XP Professional (v. 2002, with Service Pack 3) (32) (at work), but it keeps crashing when I try to look up updates or install packages. It seems to not be able to ...
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What is the easiest way to install additional packages when using texlive from the Fedora repos? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install an individual package on a Linux system? I stumbled upon a question here which recommends using tlmgr for conveniently installing additional packages. ...
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How can I change the package repository?

The package repository shows that the packages can be installed from internet. But I need it to be installed from random package repository. How can I change it Please help me
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Package repository down, how to relocate?

I would like to use the function of TeXnicCenter 1.0, where is automatically downloads missing packages used. The problem is, that the repository it wants to download from does not exist anymore (the ...
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Post-commit service hook for GitHub repository containing LaTeX?

This question is related to Compiling documents online. I store my LaTeX documents in a git repository on GitHub. Is there a web service which offers a post-commit hook for GitHub which automatically ...
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Failing to connect to tug.org [closed]

I have been trying to connect to the Tex Users Group (TUG) website for the past few days with no success at all. I keep getting the connection has timed out error message. I was wondering if someone ...
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Packages included in default LaTeX distributions

I have seen many questions where users are not sure whether they have a specific package suggested in a solution or perhaps even request alternatives (to avoid installation) or want some information ...
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Where can I find collections of bibliography styles?

Is there a central 'warehouse' or, perhaps, a 'list of collections', of bibliography styles? My preference is for BibLaTeX, but I'm sure answers for BibTeX would also be helpful. I don't have any ...
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MiKTeX and missing repositories

The list of repositories in the installer is much smaller than listed on the web site. Why? In particular, there are no Australian repositories listed in the Installer but they are on the website. ...
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Installing TexLive (windows)

I most likely caused this problem for myself, but I would welcome any suggestions to help dig me out of this hole. First of all, I tried to install texlive 2011 and got the error message that my ...
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Local central figures repository [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Automatically Locate Included Figures and Graphics This question is related to the workflow with LaTeX, more then it actually related to LateX... However, I would be ...
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Is it feasible to create a standalone package for fonts / styles / layouts?

For many of my recent documents, I have started using a rather specific set of packages, settings, fonts and configuration. In one rare case, I even adapted one of the included fonts (in my opinion ...
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Repository of TikZ shapes

TikZ shapes are extremely hard to create – even the documentation admits as much. On the other hand, the selection of shapes that ships with the tikz package is pretty meagre – besides rectangles, ...
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LaTeX template gallery

I know that there's CTAN but I would like to know if any LaTeX template gallery (commercial or not) exists on the web. I mean something where I have some PDF examples that I could preview, and a ...
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LaTeX templates for writing a thesis

Aside from CTAN, what are good resources/repositories for Latex templates? In particular, I'm looking for some pretty Thesis templates (I'm familiar with classicthesis)