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

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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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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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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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Installing a font package in TeX-Live

I cannot make fourier and other font packages to work on TeX-Live on Mac OS. I have installed fourier package and tried updmap-sys and mktexlsr terminal commands in different combinations. Still the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Relative paths with TeXstudio under Windows (portable installation)

I have just installed TeXLive 2013 Portable (Windows, full install) on my USB stick, and have also extracted the TeXstudio USB zip into the root of my USB. The folder hierarchy is as follows: USB ...
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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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Problem with TexLive installation on Fedora 17 to 20

I just upgraded to Fedora 17 and tried to install TeX Live, as usually, by downloading the install script, install-tl from tug.org. When I run ./install-tl I get this output: ...
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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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Xubuntu 12.04 + Tex Live 2012 no biblatex binary and no biber

I am getting really confused now. I installed Tex Live 2012 on my Xubuntu 12.04 with a backport and I installed TexMaker. I could user PdfLatex right away and it generated everything I needed except ...
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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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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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tlmgr stopped working due to outdated repository [closed]

tlmgr used to work fine, but now I am getting the following error message for whatever I try to do: tlmgr: The TeX Live versions supported by the repository (20xx--20xx) do not include the ...
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Tex Live 2014 full installation does not have documentation files

I installed the Full scheme of Tex Live 2014 with install-tl on RHEL 5. I find that it no longer has the texdoc-accessible PDF documentation. Am I missing something? Or is excluding 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 ...
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TexLive 2014: Issue with Paralist package and enumerate

The following issue did not exist with TexLive 2012. I have been able to reproduce this issue with TeXLive 2014 freshly unpacked from the CTAN ISO file and with the same TeXLive 2014 but fully ...
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epstopdf / ghostscript can't find fonts

I have the following setup $ epstopdf --version epstopdf ($Id: epstopdf.pl 31784 2013-09-27 22:43:16Z karl $) 2.18 $ gs --version 9.10 $ tex --version TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2014/dev) $ uname -a ...
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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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Create a local texmf tree in Ubuntu

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 which came with TeX Live 2009 pre-installed. I want to create a local texmf tree at the location ~/Dropbox/mylocaltexmf/, so that I can place my own .sty files in my Dropbox ...
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TeXLive Utility Not Updating multicol package [closed]

According to http://www.ctan.org/pkg/multicol, the latest multicol package is 1.8g 2014-08-24. After updating all packages via the TeXLive Utility: I still only have the 2014/04/23 v1.8e version. ...
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point tlmgr to a new release

I'M trying to update texlive from 2013 to 2014, using this guide, but after installing 2014, tlmgr doesn't know of the new version, and thus I can't update packages. How do I point tlmgr to the new ...
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LaTeX/XeLaTeX runs fine with TeXShop but not with bash

I always used TeXShop in the Mac for the last 7 years but now I need to run the compilation remotely. If I run in the terminal (bash shell): XeLaTeX file.tex I get kpathsea: Running mktexfmt ...
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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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font installation on Linux texlive (server) installation

I am trying to install the mtpro2 font for texlive2014 following the commands listed http://pctex.com/kb/62.html Everything is working smoothly until the last command: updmap-sys --enable Map ...
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Can't compile with most recent version of TeX Live (2013)

I have used a tex template for my CV for years. But I recently migrated everything to a new Mac running OS 10.8.4 and the document will no longer compile. I have confirmed that the file compiles ...
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Un-official MacTeX repository

I have been using LiveTeX since 5 years ago. I have always used TeX Live utility to keep up-to-date my LaTeX distribution. Today I woke up with this question: I want to know if there is an ...
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What are the benefits of vanilla texlive over texlive provided by Ubuntu repository?

This question presumes that vanilla texlive is superior and thus deserves to be installed despite the troubles over Ubuntu apt-get. What exactly are these benefits? I'm considering going back to ...
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Problem with \DeclareFixedFont and \psfrag in texlive2013

I have a problem with \DeclareFixedFont in combination with \psfrag which occurs in texlive2013 but not in texlive2010. When I use \DeclareFixedFont{\myFont}{T1}{ptm}{b}{n}{10} in the MWE the letter ...
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Unable to install texlive from install-tl

I am unable to install texlive from install-tl script on fedora20. When I use: ./install-tl gui wizard It gives an error: invalid after png_start_read_image or png_read_update_info at ...
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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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Unable to install keyval.sty

I have a minimal TeX Live installation in ~/texlive/2014. I was trying to install keyval.sty using tlmgr. So, I tried, tlmgr install keyval But it gives an error: tlmgr: package repository ...