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Installing TeXLive2015 on an ibook G4

does anyone know a way or an instruction to install a version of TeXLive2015 or MacTeX2015 on an ibook G4? Or is there a useable binary somewhere? I am not able to built one myself but would like to ...
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How can I use xindy on a system with libncurses.so.6?

My GNU/Linux system (Arch) now has libncurses.so.6 rather than libncurses.so.5. But I have upstream's vanilla TeX Live (fully updated) and xindy wants libncurses.so.5: xindy --version produces ...
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MacTex Vs TexLive Installation

I have downloaded TexLive 2015 DVD, and it appears that Linux Commands can be used to install TexLive. I went to the TexLive website, and they suggest using the MacTex Distribution which agains is a ...
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Updating .sty files in ~/texmf

I am using TeX Live on Linux Mint 17.2, and I have previously set up the ~/texmf directory, so that I can manually install my own .sty files. However, after editing the .sty files in ~/texmf, LaTeX ...
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How to install cyrtimes.sty for Texmaker with installed texlive-full at Linux Mint (Ubuntu)

I had some troubles with TeX packages installation for my minimal configuration, so I decided to install texlive-full. After that I can't build my document anymore because of missed very basic package ...
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Getting TexLive Recommended Fonts after installing MacTex-2015 on El Capitan

I downloaded and installed MacTeX-2015 on a brand new Mac OS/X El Capitan system, then ran pdfTeX (i.e. Plain TeX) on an old .tex file and got the following error that I'm hoping you can help me ...
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Tex Live Package Security

To what extent is the code of the packages included in tex distributions reviewed with respect to malicious code. This is with respect to what is posted in documentation as well as what is actually ...
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Should I uninstall old version of TeXLive before I install new one?

I have Tex Live 2013 on my computer (Windows 7). Should I uninstall this before I install TeX Live 2015?
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Converting EPS to PDF fails on MacOs with Texlipse

On a mac 10.10.5 with texlipse plugin for the IDE Eclipse (newest version MARS) together with TeXLive/TeXShop I am trying to convert a tex-file with an eps image to pdf and I use epstopdf-package for ...
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(TexLive) after upgrade tex cannot see my fonts [closed]

I upgraded from TexLive 2013 to 2015, now tex cannot see the fonts installed in /usr/share/fonts/. How can I fix this?
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How can I list all the Chinese fonts I have installed? (Ubuntu, TexLive)

I am using package xeCJK and I need to do a \setCJKmainfont{} command but I don't even know which fonts I have available on my system. I have quickly installed a bunch of Chinese fonts but I can't ...
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Biblatex and Polyglossia error after TeX Live update [duplicate]

I've just updated TeX Live distribution (from 2015.37233 to 2015.38831), and now I encounter error whenever biblatex package is loaded provided that default language is Russian. Here's the minimal ...
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Error on MacTeX 2015 that does not happen on Linux TeX Live

How come (pdf)latex from MacTeX 2015 fails to compile a file that (pdf)latex from Ubuntu’s TeX Live 2015 manages to compile? I thought TeX Live 2015 is included in MacTeX 2015 and it should behave the ...
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\xdef and \fnsymbol problem under TeX Live 2015/MacPorts 2015_6

I'm writing a paper using a cls file provided by the journal (which I cannot modify). They are using some tricky code for creating table notes under tables. Problem is that this code crashes under my ...
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How to install a package on texlive? [windows 7]

How to install a package on windows 7? I want to install the following packages for texlive: graphicx graphics subcaption float also, is there a way to see a list of the packages I have installed on ...
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\fmtversion not the same with xelatex and pdflatex

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \fmtversion \end{document} Texlive 2015 was updated today (tmlgr update --all) The command: xelatex file.tex creates a .pdf ...
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how to update texlive ubuntu14.04 to 2015 [duplicate]

I have texlive 2013 in ubuntu 14.04 I want promoted to texlive 2015 ?
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Latex not finding 'mhchem.sty'

I just installed a new copy of latex 2015 from the latex site, i.e., not from the Ubuntu distro, and configured tlmgr. I'm getting an error that 'mhchem.sty' is not found however file is located in: ...
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TeXstudio Error:Could not start build view XelaTex?

enter image description here I can use PDFlaTex, but when I use XelaTex ,error happened
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TeX Live 2015, moderncv and \footersymbol

With TeX Live 2014 I could use the command \renewcommand*{\footersymbol}{{{\rmfamily\textcolor{color2}{~--~}}}} to change the footer symbol in moderncv (\moderncvstyle{casual}). After the ...
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etex package still seems to be necessary in LaTeX2e 2015/10/01?

I've experienced this problem after upgrading to TeX Live 2015 and getting newer versions of all my packages. (Presumably some of those package updates are to blame.) MVE: \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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marginpar have changed,is it a bug?

In my latex installation, this MWE always gives the warning: marginpars have changed, after multiple runs. But clearly, there is nothing changing. Is it a bug? \documentclass{scrbook} ...
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Can I specify TeXLive version to install in the install-tl profile?

In a TeXLive installation profile, can I specify a specific version or do I just get what I get? I'm having versioning conflicts inside a Docker container which is supposed to be able to reliably ...
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Installing the emerald font on TeX Live 2015

I got a new machine and put TeX Live on it, the version you get from tug.org. Now I need to compile a document that uses the emerald font. I feel like I have tried everything. The font seems to be ...
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unicode-math v.0.8c and LuaLatex error

I try to select math fonts using unicode-math and LuaLaTeX. After a lot of troubleshooting i used the following MWE (similar to the one given in the unicode-math manual): \documentclass{article} ...
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Find the right package for missing files in TeXlive

Is there any way in TeXlive to find the correct package which contains the missing file? I have installed a minimal scheme (without recommended/additional fonts) and now I get this error: The command ...
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Problems with bigfoot and lualatex in TL15

Consider the following MWE (for lualatex): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{etoolbox} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{biblatex} \usepackage{bigfoot} \begin{document} Test \end{document} Up ...
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texlive on Mac: how do I “switch repository” as message says

I run OS 10.10.5 on Macs. I have teX Live Utility version 1.21. When I run it I get a window that says :Repository has a different TeX Live version, The repository at ...
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How to update TeX Live packages? [duplicate]

I was trying to compile a document which includes the package multiaudience. Unfortunately, it seems that the version of TeX Live which I have installed is too old. I can tell from the multiaudience ...
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How to use synctex?

We are preparing an editor and pdf viewer in live code. Could you tell me how to use synctex in this application How to create forward search and reverse search? What are the things i need?
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“TeX Live Manager” not work (windows 10 - 64bit & texlive 2015) [duplicate]

I have just installed TeX Live 2015 using "install-tl-WINDOWS.bat"on windows 10-64bits. When I click in "TeX Live Manager",nothing happens. if I execute "tlmgr-gui" in a command line, nothing ...
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Is it possible to extract installed TeXlive from one computer in-order to install it (TeXlive) on another computer?

Assuming I install TeXlive 2015 on laptop A using an online installation, is it possible to install TeXlive 2015 on another laptop say laptop B by extracting (or copying) 'something' from laptop A, ...
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Texlive contains booktabs-de or not?

I'm using Ubuntu vivid and have installed the textlive-full package. If I use the package booktabs-de my tex file cannot be complied because the package cannot be found. According to ...
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Should TeXLive installation take 17+ hours? (Windows)

Is it unusual for installation of TeXLive on windows (full) to take 17+ hours? The installer has been running for 35 minutes and is working on package 94/3110 now. It is estimating 17 hours and 46 ...
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Manually upgrading TeXLive version?

I reinstalled MacTeX-2015 yesterday to deal with some problems related to my recent "upgrade" to OS X 10.11 "El Capitan". Since reinstalling the TeXLive utility is giving me the message: ...
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newtxmath broken on SUSE 13.2

I am running SUSE 13.2 on two computers: Dell Optiplex 790 and Dell Latitude 6200. I have the same problem on both devices: PDFLATEX (from TEXLIVE) generates error messages when I use the package ...
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Error in MacTex – Font … not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found

This question is exactly the same as this one, but for Mac OS. My error is: Font OT1/pcr/m/n/9=pcrr7t at 9.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found So I tried the answer in the linked ...
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Problem in TexLive with bibentry for entries with ISBN and URL fields

(Thanks on advance for your feedback!) I've a problem when using \bibentry for bibliographic entries that include an ISBN or URL field. My document works fine with MikTex on Win7 x64, but breaks with ...
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Installing texlive 2015 on linux using yum

I was wondering how I can upgrade my texlive 2013 (installed via yum) to texlive 2015. It is very bizarre that yum update does not automatically upgrade texlive to 2015 ...
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Working on same project from different machines

Is it possible to work on a project from different machines? I usually work on my thesis at home, but I'm considering to go to a library to work from there with their computers. At home I use ...
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Which essential packages I should install in TeXLive on Windows?

Which essential packages I should install for home use of LaTeX (TeXLive) on Windows?
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Upgrading all packages in TeX Live Utility (MacTex 2015) fails at the end with “Operation not permitted”

I'm trying to upgrade all my packages with Tex Live Utility on OS X Yosemite (10.10.5) running MacTeX-2015 on a MacBook Pro. Package by package the installation went well, until the very end, when I ...
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How to create a format file

How do I create a format file? I've successfully compiled the TexLive sources under Ubuntu. Unfortunately, there seemed to be no included format files (e.g., plain.fmt, pdftex.fmt, luatex.fmt, etc.). ...
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How to configure TexLive 2015 to use latexindent.pl script with Kile

I would like to autoindent my code under Kile using latexindent. I have TeXLive 2015 installed and I run arara on my tex file. I tried to follow the manual instructions (p.5) for latexindent where ...
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Fedora user and messed up texlive, tlmgr not working. classicthesis doesn't work too

I recently naively removed my old texlive to fresh install a new full-scheme one. tlmgr seems dead since then. echo PATH$ing it: ...
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How much is the the size of a minimal Tex Live installation?

How much is the size of a minimal Tex Live installation to enable me to write and run TeX in TeXworks in Windows 8.1 (64 bit)? Given the size of Tex Live installation program (install-tl-windows.exe) ...
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TeX Live installation window just freezes at “please wait while the repository database is loaded.”

I want to install, for the first time, TeX Live on Windows 8.1. When I run installer for TeX Live, it freezes on the page it is presumably supposed to fetch repositories (no idea what it is all ...
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tlmgr and apt-get

I use LaTeX on a computer running Ubuntu Linux 14. To install the extension 'standalone', I can do apt-get I could determine that 'standalone' extension is included in the 'texlive-latex-extra' ...
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How to safely migrate from MacTeX 2013 to 2015?

After downloading the MacTeX 2015 distro of TeXLive, I feel a little skeptical about its installation. I would like to clean up the previous installation of MacTeX 2013 and MacPorts installation of ...
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Incomplete \iffalse error and “Tex capacity exceeded” [closed]

I'm getting these error messages when I try to compile (XeLaTeX) my dissertation on texpad for Mac OS/X running TexLive2015, this is what I get: ./Dissertation.tex:94: Incomplete \iffalse; all text ...