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

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TeX Live error on Ubuntu 10.04: pdflatex.fmt doesn't match pdftex.pool

I recently installed Ubuntu 10.04 over-top of Ubuntu 9.04, preserving my /home partition, but aside from that partition, it was a fresh install. I installed the texlive package (2009-7) from Ubuntu's ...
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Y&Y TeX versus TeX Live/MikTeX

I noticed that the formerly commercial Y&Y TeX is available under http://tug.org/yandy/. My question is: compared with a modern MikTeX or TeX Live is there any feature in Y&Y TeX that could be ...
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How to get small caps in Classico (texlive 2014)?

After installing texlive 2014 (via macports) all my documents using the "Classico" font stopped compiling. I scratched my head for a while (RTFM, STFW), and then I discovered that I should not invoke ...
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http://code.google.com/p/fontidguide/wiki/Changelog

According to the change log at http://code.google.com/p/fontidguide/wiki/Changelog the "Edwardian Script ITC" font should be available in TexLive version 20110727. However, it doesn't appear to be. ...
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How to keep tex and installed packages up to date on a Mac with no hassles?

I have MacTeX 2013 basic installed, and I use TexLive to get packages I need for my writing. Recently TexLive told me that the repository is now only for a newer version than what I have installed. I ...
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TexLive 2014 iso file doesn't work to install it

I am trying to install TexLive 2014 on my Windows XP. I create virtual drive with the iso.torrent file downloaded from here http://anorien.csc.warwick.ac.uk/mirrors/CTAN/systems/texlive/Images/ And ...
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Where is texless?

Yesterday I installed TeXlive 2014. I was using 2011 version. Well, texless does not work. Terminal shows texless: command not found. How to install texless? Or is there a new way to quickly view ...
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TeXLive and MikTeX behave differently in handling BOM

It is a followup of my answer that has been converted to comment (click) posted several decades ago. Shortly speaking, MikTeX does not remove leading BOM but TeXLive does as shown in the following ...
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Cannot set local Tex path on ubuntu with “vanilla” TeX Live

Using manual installation of TeX Live on Ubuntu (i.e. not via repos) I cannot seem to get LaTeX to look through my local tex directory path. I've set TEXMFHOME using sudo tlmgr conf texmf TEXMFHOME ...
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Include all *.bib files in one directory to a bibliography

There are several *.bib files in one directory which I want to add to my bibliography. I don't want to add them one by one like this: \bibliography{../dir/a,../dir/b,../dir/c} I tried adding the ...
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Installing TexLive with custom-maked binaries

I'm going to install TexLive2014 with my own-compiled binaries (with shared libs). 0. I have read this: https://www.tug.org/texlive/doc/tlbuild.html https://www.tug.org/texlive/build.html ...
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pgfplots update Texlive2014

I am currently using Texlive' 2014 on Ubuntu 12.04LTS machine. The problem I am facing is updating different packages (eg. Pgfplot). I have tried changing repositories, and this does not seem to ...
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ftp tug org tarballs and snapshots

1. On tug.org FTP (ftp://tug.org/texlive/historic/2014/) there are four tar.xz: *-bin.tar.xz (precompilled bins for many platforms) *-sources.tar.xz (sources for making bins) ...
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TeX Live distribution not showing up in system preferences

I've been using MacTex-2012 for a while (well, since 2012) with no problems (well, relatively few problems). Today, while using tlmgr (which I hadn't played around with much before), I got an error ...
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How to install Tex in Ubuntu… for a newbie

Im trying to install texlive or any tex editor.. I will be using it for document preparation for my coursework. could anybody give me a step by step way to install any kind of tex on my Ubuntu system? ...
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Installing upgreek.sty with macports

How to install upgreek.sty using macports? Which of texlife-* packages should I install for it?
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Problems with updated biblatex 2.9 in TeX Live 2014

I have problems after updating all Tex Live 2014. This is the error in .log: Package biblatex Warning: File 'Desarrollo.bbl' is wrong format version - expected 2.4. biblatex version which is ...
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luaotfload-tool.exe don't works

I've updated TL2014 today. After this, I receive this problem with luaotfload-tool when I compile with lualatex luaotfload | db : Version mismatch; expected 2.510, got 2.410. luaotfload | db : Force ...
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TL update affects fixme handling of options?

A few hours ago, the following code worked fine (albeit in a larger document): \documentclass{article} \RequirePackage{xkvltxp} ...
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Creating triangle commutative diagram with tikz-cd

I've just started using TikZ and need to create a simple triangle commutative diagram like this one. The closest I've been able to get is this. How do I get the h arrow to go from A2 to A3? ...
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texworks not loading style

I installed Texlive and texworks 0.4.5. TexWorks is claiming it cannot find style lstlsting.sty I saw a posting on here claiming that the solution (for MikTeX is to update MikTex). I don't know how ...
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How to install TexLive on dualboot with shared TEXDIR?

Note: this question is very similar to mine, but the answer states I would recommend you to install the full TeXLive manually (i.e. not using the Ubuntu packages) with both Linux and Windows ...
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TeX Live unable to call inkscape (SVG Package)

I am working with a fresh install (from source) of TeX Live on Ubuntu Server 13.10. I would like to use the svg package to allow SVG files to be directly included. In the background, the svg package ...
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Local font installation problems

Recently I tried to reinstall the MathTimePro II fonts in my local texmf directory. I already have Lucida fonts installed which works fine. So I carefully copied all the relevant files/folders to the ...
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How can I add YAP to a TexLive installation?

I don't like TeXLive's DVIOUT; I do like MikTeX's YAP... unlike in this question, I don't want an independent YAP installation - I want to graft it onto TeXLive. Is that possible?
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TeX Live Utility (unable to find update server) [closed]

I know this is a duplicate, but the other question are already pretty old... When I start Tex Live Utility. It says that http://mirror.ctan.org/systems/texlive/tlnet is not available. When you ...
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Problem with installing mathtime pro 2 font

Okay I know there have been posted very similar questions like these. However their solutions do not seem to work in my case. I tried to install Mathtime Pro 2. I have texlive 2013 and Ubuntu 14.04. ...
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How to properly install two parallel version of the same package in TeX Live?

How does one properly install two (parallel) versions of the SAME LaTeX package inside TeX Live ? Take for example, biblatex 2.8 and 2.9. I currently have one installed inside TL 2013 and another in ...
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texhash: command not found

I'm trying to manually install a package on ubuntu, but neither the sudo texhash nor the sudo mktexlsr command is found by the terminal. which texhash returns ...
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How to install “vanilla” TeXLive on Debian or Ubuntu?

Debian and Ubuntu have very good texlive packaging. But I'd like to use tlmgr to have a more fine-grained control about upgrades and which packages I want to be installed. So how do I install ...
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mathtime mt11p mtpro2 into texlive

Dear TeXperts: someone sent me some latex files that require mtgub fonts. (Previous Fixing Attempts: I had hoped that by switching to the ubuntu 13.10 texlive distribution with texlive-extra-fonts ...
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Permission problem when installing package from tlmgr

I migrated from MiKTeX on windows to TeXLive in ubuntu. At first I installed texlive-full from ubuntu repositories but I realized that I wanted to install more packages which isn't very convenient ...
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Ipe latex, error with pdflatex command

I have a problem with ipe. I recently reinstalled my system with Ubuntu 14.04. I installed texlive 2013 manually and ipe 7.1.4 by the package from the software center. When I start ipe using ipe. I ...
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fontspec related font setting compiles on Linux, but not on Windows

I have this portion of code: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{amsmath, fontspec} \usepackage[math-style=TeX, bold-style=TeX]{unicode-math} \setmathfont[StylisticSet=0]{xits-math.otf} ...
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TexLive: Why compiling in linux is much faster than windows?

I use TexLive in both linux and windows. However, the project compiles very fast (below 1 sec.) in linux while it takes between 10 to 20 seconds on windows (in the same machine). This has happened ...
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Installing “unknown” packages to tex-live [duplicate]

I had quite some problems with tlmgr and a faulty TeX Live installation on Linux but now, everything works okay, I guess. Anyhow, on my Mac I am using the package mcode from mathworks, which I want to ...
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How to use the new pdfTeX feature “\pdfinterwordspaceon”

According to the docu there are some new features in texlive 2014. One of them is a command \pdfinterwordspaceon. It seems as if it adds spaces between the words, so that I can just copy and paste ...
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Last xe(la)tex colors text in white in some circumstances

Last xe(la)tex: XeTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-0.99991 (preloaded format=xelatex 2014.6.19) (the one shipped with TeX Live 2014) colors text in white in some circumstances: in the following MWE file ...
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TEXMFHOME not present

I'm having some trouble with TeXLive. I was using the 2013 version but I coulnd't install Beamer. For this reason I uninstalled TeXLive 2013 and then I installed the 2014 version. The problem is that ...
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Installing pdflatex

I've been working with miktex for a while, recently I installed texlive instead, and found pdflatex for each manager is different, I'd like to unninstall pdflatex from the texlive manager and install ...
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Upgraded from Texlive 2013 to 2014 and pstbarcode no longer works

\documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-barcode} \usepackage{auto-pst-pdf} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}(0.7in,0.7in) \psbarcode{http://www.kernel.org}{}{qrcode} ...
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Incompatibility of scrbook and fontspec in TeX-Live 2013

Since updating to TeX-Live 2013 I am facing the following error: Compiling the following file by XeLaTeX ... \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} bla \end{document} ... ...
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How can a package be listed on CTAN but not be available in Tex Live?

Here is a comment by Alan Munn on How soon do all CTAN mirrors update for TeX Live Utility to detect the changes? Except for during [the freeze period], (i.e., most of the time) TeXLive updates to ...
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How to transform a local texlive installation into a portable one

I have a local texlive installation (texlive 2013 on a linux machine installed by texlive installer, not by linux packaging). How can I transform it into a portable installation on a usb drive (to be ...
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Add new bibliography style

I want to use a bibliography style that not installed with texlive. How could I install new bibliography style on texlive (windows 7)?
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How uninstall TeXLive 2013 under Windows 8?

How does one uninstall the previous version (2013) of TeXLive under Windows (Windows 8, to be specific).
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TikZ “callout” positioning problem

I have just recently upgraded my TeXLive from version 2010 to 2011 (OS versions Ubuntu 10.10/Maverick 32-bit and Windows 7/64 bit). This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.3-1.40.12 (Web2C 2011) ...
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Retrieving image stored in a network folder?

I am trying to create a header for a TeX file that includes an image. The image in question is located in the network directory "\\FileStore1\Forms\IT Info\Apps\pdfTex\images\", and I am having a ...
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Packages kvoptions and pdflscape are missing in texlive 2014?

I just installed texlive 2014 and tried to compile my documents. However I cannot install the packages kvoptions and pdflscape because tlmgr says that they are not present in the package repository. ...
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How can I install font T1 from ecrm1200 using Tex Live Manager (tlmgr)

I'm using TexLive on OSX and having trouble compiling my TeX file with the error: ! I can't find file `ecrm1200'. ... fontenc.sty:100: Font T1 /cmr/m/n/12=ecrm1200 at 12.0pt not loadable: Metric ...