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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 ...
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Package no longer in Tex Live 2015, how do I re-add it (on Windows)

So far I haven't had any issues (outside the occasional ] instead of } of course. Everything I've needed so far a simple search and subsequent \usepackage has made available. Until now.. I've ...
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Having trouble building a tikz diagram

I am trying to build this tikz picture on Ubuntu 14.04: \def\layersep{2.5cm} \begin{tikzpicture}[font=\sffamily,shorten >=1pt,->,draw=black!50, node distance=\layersep] \tikzstyle{every pin ...
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Can't run texlive 2015 on ubuntu 14.04

I downloaded texlive 2015 from the Tex Users Group web and successfully installed. After installation I added these lines in my .bashrc: PATH=/usr/local/texlive/2015/bin/x68_64-linux:$PATH; export ...
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How to fix biblatex warning about deprecated option

When I compile my document using latexmk main.tex I get the following warning Package biblatex Warning: 'firstinits' option is deprecated, use 'giveninits' instead. How do I get rid of this? I'...
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Why doesn't updmap-sys see the TEXMFLOCAL config?

I tried installing emerald fonts and followed the advice in this great answer. However, running updmap-sys would not update with the new fonts because it doesn't look into the file at TEXMFLOCAL/web2c/...
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Is there a repository of known bugs and/or list of changes for packages on CTAN?

I recently encountered what I believe was a bug in a LaTeX package I was using. After losing a few hours on the issue1, I noticed that the documentation was updated after TeX Live 2015. I tried my ...
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Lualatex from texlive 2016 is not seen by microtype

I have an error with the following document, from my texlive 2016 and everything up to date, when I use lualatex : You don't seem to be using either pdftex, luatex, or xetex. \documentclass[...
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Why does kpsewhich fail to find this file?

I'm trying to compile a file with context, and I get an error: I couldn't open style file cont-no.bst ---line 2 of file dissertation.aux : \bibstyle{cont-no : } I thought I would ...
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Add babel to plain tex [Texlive - Ubuntu 16.04]

To add babel to plain tex in my previous Ubuntu installation I used to do the following: edit the file /etc/texmf/fmt.d/10texlive-base.cnf change the line tex tex - tex.ini into tex tex language.dat ...
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Error in manual installation of package

I am trying to manually install the Latex formats provided by my university on my Linux machine with TeX Live. My TEXMFLOCAL folder is /usr/local/share/texmf. I copied the required files to ...
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Appendix TOC link does not work when using Polyglossia (TeX Live 2015)

MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{appendix} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{spanish} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \include{chapter1} \begin{...
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Which version of Lollipop package should be installed on OS X with TeX Live Utility?

I have installed basic TeX distribution (basictex-20150613.pkg) on my OS X 10.11.4. Now I want to install the lollipop package with TeX Live Utility. There is two options (I annotate them with red ...
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gnuplottex package not working anymore

Whenever I try to use the gnuplottex package, I get the following error messages: /usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/gnuplottex/gnuplottex.sty:79: Argument of " has an extra }. [...te\write18{rm ...