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Getting Gregorio to work on Windows 7

I need help trying to get Gregorio working on Windows 7 x64. I've installed TeX Live 2012 and Gregorio, and have configured TeXworks. When I try to compile a tex file, it tells me that it can't find ...
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gnuplot, ubuntu 12.10, kile, texlive2012 [closed]

How can I download and install gnuplot for ubuntu 12.10? I can't find it on the software center or in repositories. Maybe I am not calling it right.
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Artifacts in TikZ picture when using scale option [closed]

When compiling the example code below with pdflatex Version 3.1415926-2.4-1.40.13 (TeX Live 2012/W32TeX), I observe an artifact (horizontal line starting from the start point of the objects) in the ...
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Using the erdc package on Mac OS X

I have the MacTeX-2012 Distribution installed on my MacBook Pro running OS X 10.8.3 Mountain Lion. Opening TeX Live Update, I see that the erdc package is installed. However, as stated in erdc.pdf, ...
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smartdiagram 0.2 / xparse / Kubuntu

I have a package dependency problem on Kubuntu 12.10. I have installed Texlive2012 from the known ppa. The brandnew "smartdiagram 0.2" package has a dependency for xparse. This package does not exist ...
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Referencing bib files with spaces in the filename

I am using a Mac with TeX Live and Mendeley for automatically generating .bib files, some of which have spaces in the file names. I would like to know how to reference such files from LaTeX as using ...
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TeX live 2012 full installation on gentoo linux

What is the "gentoo-way" to install the latest full TeX live collection? I know the tex live installer script to install the complete collection manually, but I would prefer to "emerge" a gentoo ...
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Converted EPS not found with TeX Live 2012 and Windows 8

I use TeX Live 2012 on Windows 8 and would like to use an EPS image. I usually use PNG, but in this case PNG is too pixelated. I found that epstopdf is the preferred solution and that TeX Live ...
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Installing Lucida Bright font for use with TeXLive (Windows 7) [duplicate]

I've purchased Lucida bright from the TeX User Group (TUG) back in 2007. The link provided in the email I received back then still works, it downloads lucida-basic.zip. I also have installed a ...
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A package (installed according to TeX Live Utility) doesn't run [duplicate]

This is an example : I've found here (What package allows Elvish in TeX?) that there existed a package called tengwarscript. I want to use it and when I used TeX Live Utility in order to download it, ...
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letter document class and babel/magyar not compatible any more?

I am recently having trouble with combining the letter document class with the magyar language option of the babel package. The weird thing is that the last time when I had to use this combination ...
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Error during installation of TeXLive 2012 in Fedora [duplicate]

I am facing problems while trying to install TeXLive 2012 on fedora. I did the following- Unzipped the package. Navigated to the location of install-tl. Typed in ./install-tl I got the following ...
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Install IDE without installing TexLive 2007 [duplicate]

I've been trying so hard to make TexLive work on my Fedora, but I can't find a way. I've installed TeXLive 2012, but when I install Kile, it says it depends texlive2007, the old version. Then I tried ...
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How to use arara with TeXworks

I'm trying to use arara with TeXworks in Ubuntu 12.10 (TeX Live 2012). I've been searching all over the web but couldn't get it working. First: I'm not sure how to correctly implement arara: Should ...
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How to use Ubuntu font with TeXLive 2012?

I really like the Ubuntu sans font, I want it be the section and title font as a replacement of Linux-Biolinum? With Ubuntu 12.04 LTS + Texlive 2012, how to figure this out?
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TeX Live can't find “tcfmgr.map” and “fmtutil.cnf”

I ran into some problems with TeX and re-installed TeX Live. (I'm using Fedora 16 x86_64) Now, when I try to run pdflatex, it says: tcfmgr: config file `tcfmgr.map' (usually in $TEXMFMAIN/texconfig) ...
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MacTex 2012Basic cannot find installed packages [closed]

In an attempt to save valuable space on a 128GB SSD drive, I endeavored to replace my full 2012 MacTex texlive install (>3.5GB) with 2012Basic (270MB!). I understand that packages are not installed ...
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Install custom .cls using TeX Live in local directory

Background There is a .cls file that pdflatex should use. I have read the following How to make LaTeX see local texmf tree Per-project texmf directory Create a local texmf tree in MiKTeX How to ...
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Problems with TexLive 2012 on Ubuntu after network installation

I totally purged TexLive from my system, and then I installed the latest version of TexLive from the internet installer as described here instead of via the Ubuntu package manager. Next, I installed ...
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Problem installing subcaption package on texlive [closed]

I'm trying to install the subcaption package on TexLive installed on Ubuntu 11.10. When trying to build subcaption.sty, I found that I needed to first download or build several dependencies: ...
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texlive-20120701-bin install

I am new to texlive so pardon me if i miss mentioning more details. I started out with texlive-20120701-bin.tar download and i have extracted them on to a particular file system on my RedHat instance. ...
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MacTeX -aux-directory=DIR

i'm using Textmate and MacTeX (texLive 1.12). There is the option in MiKTeX (Windows) to use the command -aux-directory=DIR and -output-directory=DIR. The output part works in TeXLive, but the PDF ...
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TexLive 2012, Xelatex and pst-eucl [closed]

pst-eucl is doesn't seem to play very well with xelatex on OSX. I used it in the past with success, but it doesn't seem to want to play well with the TexLive 2012 installation when running on Mac. ...
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Automatically Determine which TeXLive Version is being used

I would like to be able to automatically determine which release of TeXLive that I am running. I sometimes encounter a problem where it is useful to test that the file compiled correctly in an older ...
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Latexmk missing in TeXlive 2012

I would like to use latexmk tools together with TeX Live 2012, but I could not find latexmk. Is it extra tools, or did TeX Live stop supporting it? In my case, I have OS Ubuntu 12.10.
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--aux-directory simulation on Texlive [duplicate]

I use TeX Live and as you know --aux-directory works only on MiKTeX, is there any way to simulate --aux-directory=dir. Also I think that TeX Live and MiKTeX are the only distributions. Why are they ...
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How to run this template of latex in a Mac OS TexLive?

CASthesis-v0.2.zip Above is a template for writing thesis in Chinese. (Fortunately, there is not very much Chinese content in this template.) It works well on a Windows machine. But when I run it on ...
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LaTeX Error: File `subfiles.sty' not found

I'm using pdflatex to compile my .tex files and I'm new on this. I have this package that uses subfiles, but I can't compile because of this error: LaTeX Error: File `subfiles.sty' not found. I ...
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dvips / mktexpk can't find font

I have an application that builds input for LaTeX, runs latex on that input, runs dvips on the output, and converts that file to an image. I just deployed the application to a new server with the ...
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How to use biber with Ubuntu 12.04?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04, TexLive 2012 from backports, TexLive full installation. However, when I try to compile via latexmk, I get an error message that biber is missing. How to get biber working on ...
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Which Linux distributions support recent TeX Live with package manager?

I am currently having massive issues getting TeX Live to run on Ubuntu 12.04, so I am considering running a VM on VirtualBox with another Linux distribution that has better support for the latest TeX ...
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How to remove everything related to TeX Live for fresh install on Ubuntu?

How can I remove everything that is related to TeX Live from my Ubuntu 12.04? I first used the backport packages from ppa:texlive-backports/ppa and later the manual install via install-tl-unx.tar.gz. ...
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What's the least dangerous way to upgrade revtex and natbib on Ubuntu?

The version of revtex4-1 that ships with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is buggy. The latest version of revtex requires the latest version of natbib, newer than what comes with Ubuntu. What's the correct way to ...
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Explaining differences between the folder texmf and texmf-texlive in Ubuntu

I have only downloaded a bibtex utility to export the bib entries that cited in the TeX documents. It contains .dtx and .ins, but the instructions is not really clear enough to install it into my ...
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Configuring paths to TeX Live for TeXShop [closed]

I recently installed TeXShop, and proceeded to write some code and tried to preview it. Unfortunately, I got an error message: Can't find required tool. /usr/texbin/simpdftex does not exist. ...
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Install texlive

I am trying to install texlive in order to recover files swept away in the process of installing another latex software package. The basic problem is that I want to run tlmgr to recover lost ...
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Definition of the TEXINPUTS variable

I am using TeX Live 2012/Debian on Linux Mint 14. I am wondering what the right definition of the TEXINPUTS variable is.
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Error in english.cfg

I have the following error: (/usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/generic/babel/babel.sty (/usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/generic/babel/english.ldf ...
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Font installation working on Win/miktex but not Ubuntu/texlive [closed]

after researching and trying out many tipps here from online ressources (spending two days) I am about to give up - but still hope that maybe you might have some good idea. The task: I want to ...
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Change from MiKTeX to TeX Live

I'm basically a noob when it comes to dealing with packages and TeX distributions. I currently have both MiKTeX and TeX Live installed with MiKTeX as the default distribution (I think), but I would ...
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How can I select the engine for portable Texmaker?

I have a portable TexMaker in my memory. Portable TexLive 2012 is installed on it too. I want to make my documents with TexMaker using engine which in TexLive.
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Is natbib included in TeX Live?

I'm extremely new at this. Basically I'm a would-be academic who needs (and therefore wants) to use LaTeX for my professional writing stuffs. This means that the most important thing to me is to be ...
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BasicTeX - how to identify packages that need to be added after an upgrade

I'm using the BasicTeX distribution on OS X and recently upgrade from the 2011 to the 2012 distribution. This forces me to add the packages that I had added over time to the BasixTeX 2011 installation ...
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Help using MathTime Pro 2 fonts in Ubuntu Linux with tex-live

I installed the MTPro2 fonts in Ubuntu 12.04 by extracting the MTPro2 ZIP file into a directory called "mathtime" and then doing the following: sudo mv mathtime/* /usr/local/share/texmf/ cd ...
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How many packages do MiKTeX and TeX Live contain? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How many LaTeX classes and packages are there (say, on CTAN)? Where can I find the total package count for TeX Live 2012 and MiKTeX 2.9?
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Fedora manual installation and dependencies

Following answers on this website (like: How to use TeX Live on Fedora 17? and Manually installed TexLive on Fedora 16 ) I installed texlive manually on fedora and it works flawlessly. The problem I ...
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Sublime Text 2 - backward search

I am using Evince 3.6.0 with latexmk and texlive. LaTeXTools states that it should work right of the box with my Setup. The backward search of Evince (ctrl+click) is not working for me although the ...
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\pause functionality changed in texlive2012 compared with texlive2011?

I recently upgraded from texlive2011 to texlive2012. The transition was relatively smooth, but today, I found one problem. In my beamer slides, under texlive2011 distribution, the following ...
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How to organize properly my LaTeX document files created in TexLive 2012 (on Windows 7)?

I've installed texlive 2012 which has two main folders: 2012 and texmf-local. To organize my documents I created a new folder I called doc under texmf-local. Up to now this has worked fine. For this ...
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How to install TexLive 2012 in an unofficial distro based on ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install “vanilla” TeXLive on Debian or Ubuntu? I'm want to install an unofficial distro based on ubuntu 12.04, for old PC's