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How to use TeX Live on Fedora 17?

On Fedora 17 I have at least 3 ways to use TeX Live: Install it from the default repository (TeX Live 2007, very old) Add a work-in-progress developer repository - is it stable enough? In the past ...
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What font packages are installed in TeX live?

What font packages are installed in a full installation of TeX live? Which are obsolete? Example: \usepackage{mathpazo} brings Palatino as the roman font. The times package seems to be obsolete (as ...
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texlive shell escape problems with psfrag

I work with some scripts that automatically convert the fonts in a plot using psfrag and pstool to another font. However these fail if I use texlive. They work with Miktex. Since I get requests from ...
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Bug with texdef (currfile) in frozen TexLive 2011

To keep in line with the Q&A format: I am on Ubuntu Lucid, with the frozen TexLive 2011, from where I installed texdef. Unfortunately, when I ran one of the examples from the help (and I ...
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Memory limit reached - Precompile .tikz plots - How to output pdf with papersize near to image [closed]

Okay, well I have a problem my .tex file has reached the memory limit. Now I tried to change the memory limit /usr/share/texmf/web2c/texmf.cnf however that does not work. It keeps saying pdflatex> !...
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texlive 2011 / ubuntu 12.04 and TeX Live Backports PPA [closed]

I've installed Texlive 2011 in Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bits) following this tuto : http://starlinq.livejournal.com/2542.html I've changed the PATH and so on in the ~/.profil file. But after that, I've ...
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How to install custom sty files where the LaTeX compiler can find them?

I created a custom beamer style. For this I have several .sty files. I am able to install this custom theme on my Ubuntu 12.04 with the standard tex-live provided distribution by putting it my home as ...
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How to install package `tabu`? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where do I place my own .sty files, to make them available to all my .tex files? I want to include style sheet tabu.sty when compile. Currently, the following error will be ...
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tlmgr: TeX Live 2011 is frozen forever

I recently installed TeX Live 2011 (basic) and ran tlmgr command. The output said No command 'tlmgr' found, did you mean..... As a remedy I exported the directory where tlmgr is located to $PATH ...
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TexLive 2011 does not allow custom installation

I am trying to install TexLive 2011 according to instructions posted on its website here: http://tug.org/texlive/quickinstall.html I used command sudo ./install-tl --gui wizard & I get 5-step gui....
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All files under `/usr/share/texmf` are removed, how to save?

I remove all files under /usr/share/texmf by mistake with rm(could I call it the curse of rm T_T). How could I do next to save the environment? Re-install? Or any other choice.
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Cyrillic monospaced font in XeLaTeX

I've installed full TexLive 2011 using "install-tl" script in Ubuntu 12.04. When I was using TexLive 2009 from repositories the following file was compiled without any errors. \documentclass{article}...
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TeXLive2011, XeLaTex and Beamer won't compile lists

Approximately a year ago I created a beamer presentation using TeXLive 2009 on Ubuntu and XeLaTeX (since I wanted to use system fonts). Meanwhile I upgraded to TeXLive 2011. Yesterday I tried to run ...
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How to teach latex to find Sweave.sty? [Ubuntu 12.04; TeXLive 2011]

I work on XUbuntu 12.04 and I have installed R 2.15. Since the package manager only provides TeX Live 2009, I use the following to install TeX Live 2011 on XUbuntu: download install-tl-unx.tar.gz ...
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Which TeX distribution? (Undefined control sequence)

(FYI I am new to LaTeX) I'm trying to compile a TeX document that someone else has given me. I had BasicTex installed, and it didn't seem to work. My friend said he uses TeX Live, so I tried ...
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How to set font to Arial throughout the entire document in Mongolian?

I have: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[mongolian]{babel} \usepackage[cp1251]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{uarial} \renewcommand{\familydefault}{\...
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Kile inverse search fails with Texlive 2011 [closed]

I am using Scientific Linux 6.1. When I installed Kile it came with Texlive 2007 so I installed Texlive 2011 and made necessary changes to make Kile use Texlive 2011. The problem is , am unable to ...
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Tengwar script in TeX Live

I tried to compile this example but the LaTeX compiler gives the following errors. What can I do? name = tngani, rootname = tngani, pointsize = mktexmf: empty or non-existent rootfile! Cannot find ...
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Sweave.sty Rd.sty on texlive 2011 (OpenSUSE 12.1)

I am trying to make Sweave.sty and Rd.sty globally available on my system. After reading related posts on StackExchange, I changed texmf.cnf, so that kpsewhich --expand-var='$TEXMF' results in {/...
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How do I write a paper using APA6 format? [closed]

I'm trying to write a paper, and the format must adhere to APA style, 6th edition. I've found that I should use \documentclass{apa6} to do this. Well, I tried, and I get : File 'apa6.cls' not ...
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How to print the list of packages installed on TeX Live to a file?

OS: Ubuntu 11.10 TeX: Tex Live 2011 List of packages originally installed with Tex Live Using the information given at the aforementioned question, I was able to see the list of packages in my ...
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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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Problem with loading font metrics file [closed]

Trying to make PDF output with pdflatex halts with this message: Font T1/ptm/m/n/10=ptmr8t at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found After searching a bit I found that file ptmr8t.tfm is ...
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How to install XyMTeX to work with TeX Live on Windows 7

I write my reports with LaTeX. I use TeXmaker plus TeX Live distribution. I want to use XyMTeX in a document when I wanna use \usepackage{xymtex} but there are errors. I don't know anything about how ...
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TeXLive dependents?

I know this might not be a question for this forum but for SS; however, someone might give me a hint. This problem happens to me both in Ubuntu and in OS X. When I want to install something (e.g., ...
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pgfplots: I do not know the key '/tikz/nodes near coords' error [closed]

I'm trying to create a simple plot using pgfplots. I have a problem though that drives me crazy. I'm working on a debian installation and had installed the tex-live version from the repositories. The ...
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Using tfrupee with texlive in ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I have full TeXlive. I wanted Indian rupee symbol. I downloaded tfrupee from CTAN. I did following: unzip tfrupee.zip cd tfrupee/ sudo cp -rv fonts/type1/tfrupee/ /usr/...
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TeXLive 2011 ConTeXt problem

I was wondering if there were any bugs with ConTeXt on TeXLive 2011. I normally do not use ConTeXt but wanted to play with it. $ uname -a OpenBSD oko.bagdala2.net 5.1 GENERIC.MP#188 i386 I have ...
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What Linux operating system contains patgen for hyphenation?

This question follows previous one. In TexLive, patgen command prompts error of "No such file or directory". I found at About.com that Linux contains patgen. I have Linux Red Hat 9.0 in my system. Can ...
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Greek pdf-bookmarks with greektex package; is it possible?

I am using TeX Live and also, package greektex. In order for greektex to work I must use iso-8859-7 encoding. I was wondering if with these settings there is a way to produce pdf bookmarks in Greek (...
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How to use translate_file correctly in patgen of TexLive?

This question follows previous one about use of patgen. I installed TeX Live 2011 (thanks Martin) and find patgen (version 2.4) command. According to manual, command is: patgen dictionary_file ...
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Installing Texlive on Debian x86-64 Platform

I had previously worked with the texlive distribution provided in the Debian repository, but I came across many inconveniences as a result of it being outdated (no tlmgr; forced to manually update and ...
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LaTeX installation query

I have just installed TeX Live 2011 using the install-tl Perl script on my extenal hard drive. What do I have to do next in order to get LaTeX up and running? EDIT: i am using ubuntu 11.10. Terribly ...
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Biber broken on debian wheezy/sid texlive 2011

After an update of texlive 2011 (two days ago), biber (version 0.9.9) is completely broken. The solution found via google (deleting directory /tmp/par-.....) does not work. The Error is: ~/Git/DISS$ ...
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Manually installed TexLive on Fedora 16

I manually installed TexLive on Fedora 16 because I need to use tlmgr and install some packages. Now I want to get Texmaker, which I installed with yum, to work with the manually installed TexLive ...
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Removing TeX fonts from being system-wide

After reading XeTeX can't find font I executed sudo cp $(kpsewhich --var-value TEXMFSYSVAR)/fonts/conf/texlive-fontconfig.conf /etc/fonts/conf.d/09-texlive.conf sudo fc-cache -fsv I am now ...
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Texmaker and moderncv with TeX Live 2011

I'm trying to do my CV with moderncv but Texmaker show me an error !LaTeX Error:File 'moderncv.cls' not found. But the moderncv macro is installed in TeX Live 2011.
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Texlive - restoring texlive/updmap font state?

Well, I just wanted to have times render in a DVI in evince; that command failed at mktexpk, basically something like this if I try to run it standalone: $ TEXMFCNF=/path/to/texlive/2011/texmf/web2c ...
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texnansi-lmr12+20 at 12.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found

I am using Texmaker 2.2.1 and TeXLive 2009 on Ubuntu and have installed texlive-latex-recommended, texlive-fonts-recommended, texlive-latex-base, texlive-base, texlive-latex-extra, texlive-xetex, and ...
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How to setup texliveonfly, on any LaTeX editor?

I'm a novice in the world of LaTeX, and I'm struggling to find a simple tutorial on how to to setup texliveonfly as part of TeX Live 2011 in any LaTeX editor. Is there anyone out there who's got ...
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XeLaTeX and unicode-math problems [closed]

I am using XeLaTeX (TeXLive 2011) on OS X. It seems that unicode-math is not working as it should: \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont{XITS Math} Produces: kpathsea: Invalid fontname `XITS Math/...
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How to move TeX Live to another partition (/data)

I'm a LyX user. Can I move all (or most) of the TeX related files/folders to another (Linux) partition (/data) and so reuse that partition for LyX-TeX after OS re-install, as well as share that TeX ...
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Package flashmovie removed from TeX Live?

Since my last update of Tex Live (10 days ago), the package flashmovie has been removed from TeX Live repository. I'm wondering if it is intentional? Does any one have an idea? It is sort of annoying: ...
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TeX Live 2011: tlmgr not using xz after system upgrade [closed]

I have moved my TeX Live installation directories from one computer to another when I bought a newer system. I simply did a tar cfj texlive.tbz /texlive/ (the root directory where I had put TeX Live) ...
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.htf for Chinese utf8 fonts other than unisong*

In continue with this question: Producing html for Chinese documents with Tex4Ht Tex4Ht requires .htf fonts for converting Chinese documents. I've managed to make all the unisong*.htf fonts work ...
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About texhash and proper installation of TeXlive

So, I'm running linux Mint (but I guess the same applies to Ubuntu) and as is common knowledge, their TeX distribution tends to be slightly outdated. Now I can't have none of that and decide to ...
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Is there a similar manpage for LaTeX packages/template?

In Unix like systems, there are always manpages for the packages installed.When I'm using latex, I have to use some templates or packages. But I'm not familiar with the usage of some package.For ...
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TeXLive 2011 and pdf graphics problem?

A friend of mine updated TexLive from 2009 version to 2011 version over the weekend. Now he is having problems with pdf graphics files. The following is what he said. I am having trouble with ...
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Do I need to run non-tlmgr tools each time I use Tex Live Utility to update Tex?

I've made some modifications to my TeX installation outside of the TeX Live Utility, which I use primarily, as a convenient way to keep my installation up to date. For example, I've added some fonts ...
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tlmgr error: perl.exe has stopped working

I have been using TeX Live 2010 on my Windows 7 computer for some time now, without problems. Recently I decided to use the TeX Live Manager to check for updates, which were successfully installed. ...