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texlive using installed fonts, incomplete ifx

I have a problem with using a font in LaTeX. I installed the font via the installfont-tl script but cant use it to create the document. When I add the \usepackage{$fontname} I get an error which I ...
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tlmgr cannot access working repository [closed]

I'm trying to install package from a repository via tlmgr and always get the error tlmgr: package repository http://ctan.uni-altai.ru/ TLDownload::get_file: response error: 404 Not Found permanent ...
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Check if compiled using MiKTeX or TeX Live? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to detect from inside a package that MikTeX is used? We have multiple people writing on the same project. Since some of us are TeX Livers and other ...
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Biblatex with apa6 package on Ubuntu

I am trying to get the apa6 package to work on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise). In order to do so, I first installed TeX Live2012 from texlive-backports, and after some trying installed the following packages: ...
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Make xelatex cache font families in Windows 7? [closed]

I'm using TeXLive + TeXMaker to write a paper and I need to include the font Scala Sans Pro, which I have as a set of otf files in the local directory as part of the file. After much wrangling with ...
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Libertine italic sans-serif missing

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and installed the Ubuntu package 'texlive-fonts-extra' to be able to use the Libertine font. Everything is working fine except the sans-serif (Linux Biolinum) italic font. I ...
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What does “restricted \write18 enabled” mean and why does TexLive keep reporting it?

I've installed a backported version of TL2012 on Ubuntu 12.04, and every time I start pdftex, xetex, luatex, pdflatex, xelatex, or lualatex, I get the statement restricted \write18 enabled. entering ...
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Make LaTeX recognize local files in Dropbox under Linux

I have some local LaTeX files in Dropbox and have not been able to make LaTeX recognize them. It does find my local texmf folder, but that doesn't help me. I am working under Fedora 17 and uname -r ...
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Problems installing MathTime Professional 2 font on TexLive

June 2014 update: on the basis of this page and the question here I have written an installer for the MathTime fonts that should work with Unix systems running TeX Live. The installer page is on my ...
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Why does pdflatex stall when called by NIS Users?

I ran into a very strange problem recently: I'm administrating Mandriva Linux in a networked setup where users authenticate via NIS. We noticed that pdflatex simply stalls with no error messages and ...
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TeX Live directory structure [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: LaTeX, package documentation look-up This information must be somewhere on the Internet, but I am not able to Google it ... I am using amsmath with TeX Live (Ubuntu in ...
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Error in TeX Live – Font … not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found

I freshly installed 'basic' version of TeX Live 2012 (not full, only basic version). I have following line in my code: \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} I get following error: ...
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tlmgr usage to get a package from CTAN [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where do I place my own .sty files, to make them available to all my .tex files? How do I install an individual package on a Linux system? I'd like to install this ...
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LaTeX Command line in OS X

I need to run latex from command line for a project on OS X. LaTeX is installed in: /usr/local/texlive/2010 in the bin folder there are three folders: ...
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Where is updmap.cfg? [closed]

edit I found the problem and the solution: I renamed the .pfb files to the correct name, that is, MinionPro-Regular.pfb. Please, close the post. edit I found this file here ...
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Fresh install texlive 2012 @ Ubuntu 12.04: tlmgr nowhere to be found

I know this subject has come up quite a few times so far (with different distro's of texlive). See for instance: Missing tlmgr texlive 2012 tlmgr: TeX Live 2011 is frozen forever Texlive installation ...
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using perl from texlive

I am working on some packages and for the creation of the final dtx files I use perl. So far it worked from commandline by just calling the script.pl file. However now I installed texlive 2012 on my ...
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How to get mdframed package working correctly?

On a fresh Ubuntu 12.04 64 bits system, I wanted to add the mdframed package to my texlive distribution. After searching in Ubuntu standard repositories without success, I went to the CTAN website to ...
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TeXLive - no latex binary after installation [closed]

I have installed TeXLive 2012 on Ubuntu 12.04 via install-tl and chose a minimal set of packages, so that I could later tlmgr install ... everything I would need with dependencies automatically ...
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XeLatex: problem with aux-directory and include-directory options on TexLive?

I am trying to port some app from MikTex to TexLive (Windows to Ubuntu basically). The options that works perfectly fine with MikTex just ended up as not recognized for TexLive The options in ...
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How to repair path to updmap config files in MacTeX [closed]

I installed MacTeX 2012 on a freshly installed Mountain Lion. I now would have liked to install some special fonts (Trebuchet, Frutiger etc.). For that I made sure that all the font files are in ...
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Purpose of local texmf trees

In Tex Live there are several local texmf trees (TEXMFLOCAL for admin and TEXMFHOME for user, compare comments and answers to What are TeXLive's four different texmf folders?), in MiKTeX I manually ...
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Is it necessary to disable virus scanner during TeX Live installation, and if so, why?

Is it necessary to disable virus scanner during TeX Live installation, and if so, why?
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Missing tlmgr texlive 2012 [closed]

I just succesfully installed texlive 2012, apart from the fact that tlmgr is missing: it should be in the directory /usr/local/texlive/2012/bin/i386-linux/ but there's not! The only thing with the ...
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Corrupted TeXLive2012 installation? (File `l3candidates.sty' not found)

This is a follow up to my earlier question, Corrupted TeXLive2012 installation? (Option clash for currfile). Refer to that question for the history. With an "updated" TeXLive2012, I am now getting: ...
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Corrupted TeXLive2012 installation? (Option clash for currfile)

Background: As per Manually copy older TeXLive2011 from one Mac to a new Mac, I attempted to get TeXLive2010 and TeXLive2011 (with the latest libraries) on a newer mac. The older releases are not ...
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Update TikZ/PGF on mac

the TeXLive 2012 distribution on my Mac is shipped with TikZ version 2.10 - I want to use (try) the CVS (most updated beta(?) version). Here's what I've done so far: Downloaded the the TDS package ...
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Installing TeX Live on a Synology NAS

Has anyone tried to install TeX Live on a Synology NAS? TeX Live 2012 runs smoothly on my Raspberry Pi but I can think of a scenario where having it run on my NAS could make some sense.
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Using OTF/TTF fonts that are installed with TeXLive

I've noticed that there are plenty of OTF and TTF fonts packaged with my new TexLive 2012. For example, the Asana-Math OTF font is in $TEXMFDIST/fonts/opentype/public/Asana-Math And there is a TTF ...
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Native vs distribution-specific installation method

I would like to ask which of these two installation methods is better for Texlive 2012 on Fedora 17. distribution-specific RPM/repository method native installation from tug.org Which gives me the ...
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Manually copy older TeXLive2011 from one Mac to a new Mac

From an earlier question of mine, it was determined that one can not obtain the latest version of older releases (ex. TeXLive2010, TeXLive2011). I am upgrading my Mac and would like to know the ...
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gentium as font with pdflatex from texlive 2012 [closed]

How can Gentium be used as default font with pdflatex from TeX Live 2012? Somehow Gentium is included in TeX Live but cannot be accessed with \usepackage{gentium}, see What font packages are installed ...
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phvr7t cannot be found despite having installed psnfss

I wish to use the Helvetica package. I installed the psnfss package with tlmgr (and in a fit of desperation other font-related packages, such as times and ae). However, I still do not have any phvr7t ...
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Problem with lettergothic package in LaTeX/TeXLive [closed]

I'm trying to use the lettergothic package in LaTeX for the Letter Gothic monospaced font. According to the LaTeX Font Catalog, it would be simple to use it with \usepackage[scaled]{ulgothic} ...
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latex gives me the error: Ouch---my internal constants have been clobbered

As the title states, compiling with latex produces the error, right away: Ouch---my internal constants have been clobbered!---case 14 I have no idea what this means... I use TexLive 2012. I updated ...
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TeX Live — problem with install [Ubuntu, bash]; new packages

I don't know how to install new packages. I've tried to install texLive [I have installed sudo apt-get install texlive-full -- which went correct, but I can not install Tex Live], but after install ...
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LaTeX minimal installation in GNU/Linux distributions (e.g., in Ubuntu and using apt-get)

I am running LaTeX on a Linux VM. I am running a Xubuntu and have very little space to use. I managed to install some of the latex packages without documentation. Currently I am missing fullpage ...
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LaTeX Error: File `knitting.sty' not found - cannot get knitting package to run

I am using LaTeX to typeset instructions for a knitting pattern that I designed. Additionally, I would like to include a knitting chart to visualize the motif. I found the knitting package on CTAN ...
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Gummi Not Using TexLive 2012

I use Gummi was LaTeX document editing. I recently installed TeX Live 2012 as per instructions here. Also I previously had TeX Live installed from Ubuntu Software Center which I uninstalled. Now, ...
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Where is TeXfont in TeX Live 2012?

All of the font installation instructions in the ConTeXt Wiki say to use TeXfont. To my great despair, I can't seem to access TeXfontin my TeX Live installation on Windows. Given that I've installed ...
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How to download MacTeX 2011 now that MacTex 2012 is available

Is there a way to download the older MacTeX-2011? I am transitioning to a new mac and would prefer to have both MacTeX2011 and the 2012 version available. I thought I was in luck when I found the the ...
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Different package manager: Why? [closed]

I was wondering why do we need different package managers in TeXLive and MiKTex? Would it not be better and less work for both authors if there was a common approach and even other persons taking ...
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How to get a package into texlive

Say I have written an awesome package called "worldpeace.sty" and uploaded it to CTAN. What can I do to get the package in to texlive?
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Memory settings with MacTeX 2012 [closed]

Until now I had TeXLive 2011 installed and could successfully modify my memory settings using this solution with the TextWrangler approach to the question Memory settings with MacTeX - Which texmf.cnf ...
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Problem With updmap-sys

I ran the TeX Live 2012 update this morning on my 64-bit Kubuntu 12.04 linux system (tlmgr update --all) and received the following error: tlmgr: package log updated at ...
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Migrating from Debian texlive to vanilla

I had been using the native Debian texlive on Mint Linux for a time, with Texmaker. Now I installed the "vanilla" texlive, in order to have a better package control with tlmgr. However, I believe I ...
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Error in siunitx with TeXlive 2012? 'missing $' with inter-unit-product option

With the latest TeXlive update to the 2012 version, for some reason I am getting missing $ inserted messages, when using the inter-unit-product option for \si. For example, this is taken directly ...
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Updating tlmgr 2011 to 2012

When I run # tlmgr update --self This is the reply I get: tlmgr: package repository ftp://ftp.riken.go.jp/pub/tex-archive/systems/texlive/tlnet /usr/local/texlive/2011/bin/x86_64-linux/tlmgr: The ...
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problem with pk fonts with texlive in linux [closed]

I have installed TexLive 2012 on a Linux CentOS 5.8 via the user root. The installation has been placed at /usr/local/texlive/2012; but for some reason, some pk fonts were placed at ...
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How to include graphics from parent directory using \graphicspath?

To include graphics from parent directory I am using \usepackage{graphicx} \graphicspath{{../pop/}{../graph/}} This works fine for MiKTeX but seems to fail for TeX live installed on the same ...