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How do I install a custom .cls and .bst file on Fedora 20?

I'd like to add a .cls and .bst file to texlive that will then be found by Lyx. Is there a preferred way to do this? I can't find any specific instructions on Google. I get the general idea, but I'd ...
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ubuntu 14.04 Texlive 2014 getnonfreefonts-sys ! ERROR: The install directory '/usr/local/texlive/texmf-local' is not writable

I upgraded to Texlive 2014 on Unbutu 14.04 and trying to install non-freetonts with getnonfreefonts-sys. This command throws the following error: ERROR: The install directory ...
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Why did my output change after changing machines?

I have a latex resume I recently tried to rebuild after losing my Windows laptop and swapping to a new Ubuntu laptop. On the Ubuntu machine, I installed TexMaker (as well as TexWorks for comparison -- ...
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Texlive 2014 on Ubuntu 14.04: Font WebOMintsGD not found [duplicate]

I upgraded to Texlive 2014 on Unbutu 14.04 and after this I'm getting this error (for some files): !pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file WebOMintsGD): Font WebOMintsGD not found I would highly ...
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How to work on the same LaTeX files on both Windows and MacOS X?

I'm very new to LaTeX, so apologies for my ignorance... I am beginning to write my thesis, and would like to use LaTeX for this. A friend set up MiKTex and Texmaker on my office computer (running ...
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How to use hebrew in latex - font or installation errors

I am trying to get latex working with hebrew and english using ubuntu 14.04 and TeX Live 2013/Debian. The following fails to run due to: ! I can't find file `jerus10'. The input file is: ...
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Table of contents: uncoloured but still clickable, with coloured internal links elsewhere

I am using the following: \definecolor{darkgreen}{RGB}{41,159,49} \usepackage[colorlinks=true, urlcolor=blue, linkcolor=darkgreen, linktoc=none, citecolor=darkgreen]{hyperref} To colour links and ...
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Can't load TeX Live Database during install

Currently, I have downloaded Tex live from here but I encounter a problem while installing it. Here is the problem "Couldn't load remote Tex Live Database. Please go back and select different ...
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How to create a a package that can be installed by tlmgr?

I want to be able to use a proprietary font on a number of Linux machines for which TeXLive is installed locally (not through the package manager). I have followed How do I use TrueType Fonts with ...
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Is opacity a valid key for \includegraphics?

I am trying to compile a beamer presentation featuring the following line: {\includegraphics[width=\paperwidth, height=\headheight, opacity=0.25]{heads/head3.jpg}} No errors occur in my ubuntu ...
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Tex live installation on windows problem

When I Install Texlive on Windows offline, it halts "checking database dependencies". Is there any method to install offline?
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Lyx/Tex installation problems on Linux Mint 17

I've spent two days messing about with this now! If I install TexLive from the repositories, I'm unable to use tlmgr to update it, and Lyx can't find any of the document classes. the "Tex ...
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\mathplus fails to render

I'm new to LaTeX - can anyone suggest why the $\mathplus$ is not rendering as +? It can be seen in the bibliography entry of another question, publisher = {Springer Science $\mathplus$ Business ...
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No local package in tlmgr while I can compile in winedt in windows

Last week, I change my user name. Then things happen. And I add environment path C:\texlive\2014\bin\win32; But still cannot find any local information in tlmgr. How can I solve this problem
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TexStudio sees the wrong version of TexLive

When I compile a document from within TexStudio on my Linux Mint 17 the software reports: Process started: pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode "community-detection".tex and the log file ...
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package babel causes compilation error after OS X 10.10 Yosemite installation

I had TeX Live installed when I recently installed Yosemite. The progress bar was stalled for hours at the "2 minutes remaining" stage, which led me to think that the computer was not responding. Thus ...
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Could not use \rule in chapter title in latest texlive

Using XeLaTeX In texlive 2014 (versions before May or texlive 2013 or older), one can use \rule{width}{height} in a chapter title. However, in latest texlive (versions after June) form ctan, use of ...
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Texlive + Texmaker+Ubuntu missing sty

I installed Texmaker and Texlive in my Xubuntu (basically = Ubuntu). I want to use the kbordermatrix package, but when I compile the document in Texmaker I get the following error: ! LaTeX Error: ...
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TeXLive 2014 + Presentations doesn't compile

G'day everyone, I've just installed TeXLive 2014 (full install) and trying to run some test files using TeXStudio (Windows). All running smoothly so far (PDFLaTex), until I hit a problem with ...
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How to configure texlive 2014 when I use new account in windows

I change my account into new. But there is no texlive manager. So I realize I need to reinstall. One thing I need to mention is that all the texlive files were installed in C: by the old user. So I ...
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Difficulties installing garamondx on MacOSX - TeXShop cannot find garamondx.sty

I used getnonfreefonts to install garamondx, following instructions found at Can I install fonts from CTAN using TeX Live Utility? . Sadly, TeXShop persists in telling me LaTeX Error: File ...
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Installed texlive, but can't find it on hard drive

I am using KUbuntu 14.04 and just re-installed it after setting up a new computer. Instead of texlive-full I installed sudo apt-get install texlive texlive-lang-german texlive-doc-de ...
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Texlive installation issue: repository database loading takes forever

I am trying to install Texlive 2014 on my Windows 7 laptop. The issue is that when I run "install-tl-windows" in the command line, and I press next in the GUI that pops up, I get a message saying ...
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Update PGF2.10 to 3.0 with tlmgr

I want to update tikz pgf package from 2.10 version to 3. I tried hard but couldn't make tlmgr to update it. There seems some proxy issue with tlmgr. I tried the solution provided here ...
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Possible problem with TexLive in Ubuntu

I was compiling documents in Ubuntu using the Terminal with TexLive-full without any issue until now. Today I performed a format in my PC and after the compiling procedure I get the following which is ...
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New fixltx2e, bigfoot conflict?

After one of the more recent package updates, my book did not compile anymore under TexLive 2014. I narrowed the problem down to a new incompatibility between the packages fixltx2e and bigfoot. The ...
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Vanilla TeXlive and wxMaxima on Ubuntu

In order to install vanilla texlive (thanks for the excellent tutorial), I removed everything tex from Ubuntu, including wxmaxima. Now, when I want to install wxmaxima again, it also wants to install ...
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TeX Live Utility not updating base and/or packages

I am not able to do anything with my TexLive manager. Has anyone any idea how I can update my packages again? E.g. this is the output, when I try "Reinstall Package Manager" under "actions": ...
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MacTeX user with TeX Live Utility Issues

I have TeX Live Utility 2013 on my Mac and recently have been having issues with it. When I open it I get the following message: "Your TeX Live version is 2013, but your default repository URL ...
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TeX Live manager: perl.exe stopped working

I saw the same question here, and question was about TeXLive manager error perl.exe stopped working. However, many of answers was about this error during installation. I decided to create one more ...
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Tex File No Longer Found After Previously Working TexMaker & Texlive for Windows 7

I set up TexMaker a while ago, and configured it to use TexLive. I specified all of my paths correctly such that I could generate some nice looking PDFs for a while working on my thesis. I tried to ...
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Bad \line or \vector when attempt to use `\layout`

When I attempt to use \layout with the MWE below I get: LaTeX Error: Bad \line or \vector argument. Commenting out \layout works fine and the file list is: article.cls 2007/10/19 v1.4h ...
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What are texlive-fonts-extra and texlive-latex-extra-doc used for?

In my installed texlive 2009-15 on Ubuntu, I have these two packages: 217.684 MB texlive-fonts-extra 249.281 MB texlive-latex-extra-doc What are all packages with doc in their names used for? ...
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Custom location for style files on OSX [duplicate]

I'm using TeXLive on Mac OSX 10.9. I created some .sty, .bib, and .bst files that I would like to be accessible to every tex file I compile. The restriction is the location of the files I created is ...
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PGFplots (windows and linux) compile problem

So I am writing a report with a group where I am using Debian with texlive and my groupmates are on both Win 7 and Win 8 with miktex. I have made some plots using PGFplot on my machine, looks like ...
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Installing Texlive on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I am attempting to install Texlive on my new Ubuntu 14.04 machine. It goes fine until the last step, the EULA. There is an 'OK' symbol at the bottom of the first screen, but nothing happens when I ...
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Charter font with Xelatex

On my Mac with TexLive, I am able to use the Charter font by simply having \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Charter} On my PC (using Miktex), the same file complains that it is unable to find the ...
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how to manually add .sty file (to texlive in ubuntu)? [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu texlive (+ editor: texmaker). What happened to me was: I upgraded OS from 12.04 to 14.04. My Homework tamplate which compiles fine in 12.04, no longer compiles now, with the ...
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Possible bug in babel-greek, TexLive 2014

Apologies for bug reporting here, but thought I might as well. My current banner is: $ pdflatex -version | grep 'TeX Live' pdfTeX 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.15 (TeX Live 2014) The problem seems to be ...
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Getting Texlive version in pdflatex? [duplicate]

I just installed Texlive 2014, and ran into this problem: lgrxenc.def not nound. The solution is apparently to remove LGRx from \usepackage[LGRx,T1]{fontenc}; but I'd rather use something like this: ...
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Patgen to create hyphenation dictionary for UTF-8 language

I am having trouble creating an hyphenation dictionary for the Khmer language with patgen. I keep getting errors like, "Bad representation" and "Bad character" but I am not sure what I am doing wrong. ...
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How to make xelatex invoke my manually installed ghostscript instead of the one accompanying TeXLive?

In my investigation, TeXLive installer will automatically install GhostScript (32 bit version) as follows. I don't know whether xelatex depends on this GS. I prefer to use GS that I manually ...
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sudo does not find tlmgr

I have just installed texlive 2014 on a machine running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS at work. When I enter tlmgr update --self to the terminal for example, it returns the following: tlmgr: package repository ...
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Adding tftopl/pltotf to TeXlive basic

I started from a basic TeXlive 2014 installation on Mac. Recently I came across the need for the tftopl and pltotf programs. As far as I can tell, they should be provided by the texware package. Its ...
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Having a problem with TexLive Manager - tlmgr version conflict 2013

My OS is Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. I am trying to install latex on my computer and decided to use Texlive. The install seems to have worked properly but when I try to use tlmgr, I get the error: ...
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Apacite and apa6 not printing annote={} and annotate={} fields

I am trying to write an annotated bibliography, following APA format using the apacite and apa6 packages. Page 56 of the apacite manual states that the annote or annotate fields should work with ...
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Two Latex installations on the same ubuntu system

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and it comes with a basic TeX installation. I use LaTeX a lot and many of my packages don't come with ubuntu TeX installation. It's difficult and time consuming to ...
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Using fonts installed in local texlive

I have installed texlive at ~/texlive. I have installed collection-fontsrecommended using tlmgr. Now, ~/texlive/2014/texmf-dist/fonts/ has several folders: afm, cmap, enc, ... , vf. Here is the ...
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Can MikTeX and TeXLive share a common package installation tree?

I am wondering whether it would be possible to use MikTeX and TeXLive reference the same TDS tree? Then I could use both whenever I like without wasting space and worrying whether both has the ...
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How to install listings.sty in tex-live DVD version. Ubuntu/Fedora

I run tex-live (pdfLatex) at home on Ubuntu and on Fedora in college. And this error comes up every time and forces me to go to the WriteLatex website. I know the Windows solution of running MPM. But ...