TeX Live is a widely used TeX distribution available for Windows, Mac OSX, Linux, and other Unix-like operating systems.

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Context: colors not rendering correctly after \showcolor inside metapost code

I have this example \starttext \definecolor[myred] [r=.8] \showcolor \startuseMPgraphic{test} fill fullcircle scaled 10mm withcolor \MPcolor{myred}; \stopuseMPgraphic \midaligned{\useMPgraphic{...
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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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Font ua1r8r at 624 not found

my thesis was built successfully on texbasic2015. Today I updated my textlive version to texbasic2016. After updating and installing all required packages, it is not possible to build the thesis. In ...
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LuaLaTeX Variable Expansion

I've run into an issue with variable expansion in the different distributions of LuaLaTeX (chiefly MikTeX and TeXLive). In TeXLive (both 2014 and 2016), I can use the following to reference my home ...
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Key property is unknown

i just updated my Linux distro (Linux Mint 17.3 -> Linux Mint 18) and from TeX Live 2014 to 2016. I have a (large) selfmade documentclass writte in LaTeX3. Now I tried to compile a document using my ...
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Install old version of TeX Live – untarring failed

To compile some old papers laying around as source, I wanted to install some old version of TeX Live. I downloaded the install-tl-unx.tar.gz from ftp://tug.org/historic/systems/texlive/2014/tlnet-...
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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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Compiling with pdflatex: Most of the time kpsewhich is active [on hold]

A book of some 400 pages compiles fine but somehow slow with pdflatex on windows 7. I have already installed the books files and texlive on a SSD. With the windows task manager I find the pdflatex ...
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How do I make my ubuntu texlive environment available to the wine emulator?

I wanted to give WinEdt a try, using the wine windows emulator on Ubuntu 14.04. I have texlive 2015 installed and working with no issues. The program installed fine, and seems to work well using the ...
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Tex live 2015 frozen forever

I am using MacTeX 2015 on OS X 10.10.5 and do not want to upgrade to 2016 just yet. However, I would like to upgrade to the latest packages versions. After upgrading tlmgr I first got an error that ...
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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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How to control the offset of hrules and spacing of the text following a hrule?

I have used Tex at a very low level but I now need to try to format something a little more complex than I know how to handle. I have a large set of text files that I need to add a hrule in above and ...
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Tex Live Utility (Mac) not running automatic updates

I'm on El Capitan (10.11.5) and Tex Live 2016. I've noticed that Tex Live Utility is not running the scheduled updates (I have set them to weekly), it shows no notification on available updates. It ...
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Tex Live 2016 bug: “! LaTeX Error: No counter 'd' defined.” [duplicate]

I have a file which compiles fine with TeX Live 2015, but which bugs on TeX Live 2016. When compiling with TeX Live 2016, (after I clean up all the non-source files) I get the following error: ! ...
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lualatex texlive 2016 broken with tikzexternalize [duplicate]

The following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{external} \tikzset{external/system call={lualatex \tikzexternalcheckshellescape -halt-on-error -interaction=batchmode -...
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How to use Texlive-publishers?

I'm trying to use texlive-publishers package on Ubuntu, I installed it using this command : sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install texlive-publishers And it seems be installed correctly, then the ...
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Start up texlive under the Windows 7

I successfully installed texlite under Windows 7 for using it by Python package for the creation of PDF - PyX. And it worked well after installation, but after rebooting I receive an error TeX didn't ...
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texlive 2016 hyperref/cleverref incompatibility

I almost always use ShareLaTeX for my LaTeX needs, but I recently began work on a relatively large document, and so I figured I would give a local TeX distribution a try to see if I could speed up the ...
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Error “! Undefined control sequence” using moderncv with the “casual” option

I am getting an ! Undefined control sequence. error when trying to compile the below template using moderncv. This error does not occur when changing the style (\moderncvstyle{casual}) to classic or ...
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Problem with Tex Live Utility

I recently upgraded to MacTeX 2016 but when I launch TeX Live Utility I have this message : "your tex live version is 0 but your default repository url appears to be for tex live 2016. You need to ...
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Matplotlib OSError after manual texlive install

After setting matplotlib.rcParams["text.usetex"] = True in Python, the matplotlib.pyplot.savefig command raises OSError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/home/my_name/cmr9 I believe this ...
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LuaLaTeX, TeXLive 2016, standalone: undefined control sequence

Since I installed TeXLive 2016 I cannot build documents with the standalone document class any more using LuaLaTeX (PDFLaTeX works fine). For example: \documentclass{standalone} \begin{document} hi \...
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texlive on multiple computers

I have texlive installed on several computers with linux. I use tlmgr to update texlive on each computer. Could it be possible to do this on one only and update on the others for example by using "...
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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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TeXlive 2016 error with literat (Literaturnaya) font

It is so strange that no questions on the whole website are dedicated to the Literaturnaya font (despite its frequent use in Russian documents 10 years ago or so), and only two questions reference it! ...
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Different output when compile from PHP and from console

I am creating cards with tasks in tex format. Card sample \documentclass[14pt]{book} \usepackage{color} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage[english,russian]{babel} \...
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Texlive with perltk

Why texlive use perltk to make the installer? I use texlive since 2007. At this time there was only perltk as a really Platform indecency tool for GUI. But nowadays there are tool like Qt with Qt-...
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lualatex breaks after update to texlive 2016 [duplicate]

After I install the texlive 2016 (schema full), I got the error: ! Missing number, treated as zero. by compiling the code below with lualatex:: \documentclass[]{scrbook} \title{Test} \begin{...
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TeXLive-2016: Strangely, CronosPro-BoldCaptIt is loaded instead of CronosPro-BoldCapt

The file \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Ligatures=TeX]{MinionPro} \setsansfont[Ligatures=TeX]{CronosPro} \begin{document} MinionPro: \textbf{bold} \textsf{CronosPro: \...
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Install newtx on Linux

I'm coming from this issue Problem with new MNRAS style files / newtx on arXiv. I'd like to install the newtx package on Linux Mint. What texlive bundle should I install?
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tlmgr Unknown directive

I haven't use tlmgr for a while but when I tried to install any package with it today, It returned following message: (running on Debian, switching to user mode!) Unknown directive ......
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pdfcrop not working with TeX Live 2016, LuaLaTeX

I'm compiling \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \immediate\write18{pdfcrop PT1-matlab.pdf} \end{document} with lualatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode --shell-escape %.tex on ...
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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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Configuring Texmaker for Tex Live

On my Ubuntu machine, I have just downloaded Texmaker and Tex Live. I now want to compile a Latex file which uses the tcolorbox package. From what I have read, this package should come with Tex Live (...
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Tex Live 2016 installation

I'm trying to install TeX Live 2016 on Windows 10. I got a message "The TeX Live versions of the local installation and the resitory being accessed are not compatible: local: 2016 repository: 2015 ...
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How to increase the maximum number of grouping levels?

I'm compiling a large, automatically generated LaTeX file that contains many \[ nested. This gives the error: ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [grouping levels=255]. <recently read> \bgroup I ...
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Any effort towards a rolling release of TeX Live?

This is a follow on, in a way, from my question a couple of years ago about Why does TeX Live "require" yearly updates? One of the answers suggested that there was some discussion about ...
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Using TeX Live with Texmaker

On Ubuntu, I downloaded Texmaker (sudo apt-get install texmaker), but this did not come with the packages which I needed. So, I also downloaded TeX Live (sudo apt-get install texlive-full), which ...
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Change TeX Live Main Repository

I'm now using TeX Live 2016 Pretest. After the pretest, I should change the current repository to local repository due to download speed. My current system is in Windows 10. Can you explain how to ...
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What is the best (most robust) way to install a custom Xindy style?

I’m developing a (non-public) custom class which has a comparing Xindy style file (.xdy). I’m installing the class feels etc. according to TDS with a script (or by unzipping to the right directories). ...
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Is there a simple way to prevent copy paste with LaTeX [duplicate]

I'm looking for a simple way to prevent copy paste from the PDF that LaTeX outputs. I'm not looking for a complicated and complet way, that makes copy paste completely impossible (I know it is ...
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Pdflatex refuses to process .bib file with hash sign #

Pdflatex (not Biber) complains in the howpublished line in the bbl about the hastag sign. It does compile when I delete the hastag, but whats wrong, how to prevent this in the first place? Illegal ...
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Install from tar.gz using tex-live?

I am using MacTeX, but does not appear to come with latex2rtf. latex2rtf does not appear in the available packages, so I have separately downloaded the tar.gz file. Can I install this package using ...
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Unsuccessful attempts at sorting the bibliography alphabetically [natbib,plainnat,citep]

After consulting lots of posts here at tex exchange and other resources, I still can't figure out the problem. Everything looks fine, still alphabetical sorting in working for me. This is the last ...
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Is there anyone directly write a paper in Tex Live processor?

I learn to use LaTeX for a couple of weeks, and i usually directly write contents in the Office Word processor and then copy them into the TeX Live processor. Is there anyone directly write a paper in ...
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pdflatex on linux gives error, pdflatex on windows no error. You can't use `\spacefactor' in math mode

Could someone please explain why this file compiles OK on MikTex on windows with no error, but on Linux with TexLive 2015 it gives an error? \documentclass[10pt]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \...
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Parsing Underscores in URLs from Mendeley

Introduction Mendeley's desktop software has the ability to export the references to a bibtex compatible file for use in TeX based documents. However when exporting, Mendeley escapes all special ...
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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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TeXLive tlmgr on HiDPI screens?

I have recently installed TeXlive on a new Linux system with install-tl and then I used tlmgr to tweak the installation. However, on my HiDPI screen with resolution 2560x1440 the fonts in tlmgr are ...
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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 ...