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What do these numbers in the tlmgr update mean?

Whenever I update my TeXLive distribution by using tlmgr, I get in the output numbers such as these: 35545 -> 36463 What do they mean?
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TeX Live Utility Update Failed

I am trying to update my TeX Live Utility so I can update my distribution, but when I attempt to update, it fails for some reason. I am using a Mac. Here is what the log says about the problem: ...
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How can I tell which Latex (MikTex or TexLive) I have installed on Ubuntu?

I have installed TexMaker, and the compilation works. But my memory is weak and I don't recall which Latex I have installed. All this is too taxing on my memory...
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using texlive 2013 and 2014 in parallel

I installed texlive 2014 but it broke things I need to finish a book (pgf related things). I still have an texlive 2013 backup and reconstructed the directory. Question: How can I switch to texlive ...
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kvoptions is missing from texlive 2014

I upgraded from texlive 2007 to texlive 2014 on my Mac OS X. Now source files that previously compiled fine give the error messages below. I looked at the previous question suggesting to do "tlmgr ...
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Strange behaviour of tlmgr update

In last few weeks, I've been gettin lots of "auto-remove" messages when I update my TeXLive and MacTeX 2014 distributions (on Linux and Mac machines). For instance, today I got the following: tlmgr: ...
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How to align text at multiple specific places?

Up till yesterday I have always done all my layout in InDesign. However, there are places where this makes things tedious, so I'm trying to see how to do all the hard work in tex. In my tex file I ...
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Including all tex live packages [duplicate]

Would it be a really bad idea to use ALL of the packages provided by tex full live using \usepackage? Would there be conflicts? Or is the namespace just reaaally cluttered afterwards? Or would it not ...
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fixfoot package crashes when footnote contains enumerate enviironment

I'm trying to do something like this \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fixfoot} \begin{document} \DeclareFixedFootnote{\footone} {This works OK} \DeclareFixedFootnote{\foottwo} {% ...
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tikzmark and xelatex

There seems to be a problem with tikzmark and xelatex. Ulrike Fischer from the xetex list helped to track this down. The following code does not work when compiled with xelatex but produces the ...
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Windows, TeX Live and directory for personal packages

On Unix like system using TeX Live, the command kpsewhich --var-value=TEXMFLOCAL gives the path of the directory where to install homemade package. For example, on my Mac, I obtain the path ...
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After installing textgreek, lgrenc.def still not available

I installed MacTeX's texlive 2014basic to avoid having to download too much all at once. One of the papers I wanted to build uses the textgreek package. Though I can install that with tlmgr sudo ...
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Tex Live 2014 Problem [duplicate]

After noticing some compiling problems I ran Tex Live Utility 2014 and sure enough there was a problem. It says "there are 520 packages available for update. Of these, the TeX Live installer ...
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Getting out of ‘user mode’ on Ubuntu to update vanilla TeX Live as root

On an Ubuntu 14.10 system, I have installed ‘vanilla’ TeX Live 2014 from the TeX Collection DVD. Though I am the sole user of the system, I had initialized a user tree after installing the ...
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Installing STY linux mint texlive not working

I'm strying to install the mhchem package on my linux machine and it's not working. So far I've tried putting it in /usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/mhchem and then running texhash on that ...
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who know about an IDE latex where i might to query of package list texlive installed?

i need query the package list on texlive, i'd like to know about IDE latex can do it, since i have kile but i don't find the option
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PSTricks in TeX Live 2014

Using XeLaTeX then dvips leaves blank spaces where the PSTricks drawings are supposed to be. How do I repair this? I should add that I am using a Windows 7 PC. Also, I am a very naive user, but stuff ...
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Two installations of texlive

I installed TeXLive 2014 complete from a DVD on Fedora 21. I have set the PATH as per the instructions to /usr/local/texlive/2014/bin/x86_64-linux and it is working correctly. While installing auctex ...
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caption3.sty file in texlive2014 appears to have a Runaway argument [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 for the sole purpose of typesetting my thesis with Texmaker or any of it kind. However my document won't run because of an apparent error in at least the caption3.sty file in ...
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Using a backslash and the following by it non-ASCII char

I'm writing a text with a special char of backslash (\), the text requires to containt the char and the following non-ASCII symbol (cyrillic), so for example I type: text \ц other text and I have ...
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After MacTeX manual update how should I remove the old one?

MacTeX 2014 is installed on OS X. But how can I remove the old one? Or is it automatically overwritten?
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How to run LuaLaTeX or sagetex?

I have OSX. Texlive2014 is installed. I am using Texmaker. But I cannot compile a simple lualatex or sagetex source file. I get lots of errors. I have to install something or set something in the ...
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AucTeX on Android? [closed]

How hard is it to get AucTeX (LaTeX + Emacs) set up on an Android device? Right now that's the biggest hurdle to me considering buying a tablet (I'd get one of those covers with a built-in ...
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Using new fonts in TexLive

I'm sorry if this is a question already answered, but I could not find a good solution just browsing google. I use TexLive and I would very much like to use some new fonts (Georgia and Verdana). I'm ...
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htlatex adding _ after - in URLs

I'm using htlatex on Fedora 21, texlive-tex4ht-svn33024.0-1.1 I noticed that whenever a URL has a hyphen within it, in the HTML output it's formatted with an underscore symbol following -. For ...
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How can I get TeXLive 2014 on Debian wheezy (stable)? [duplicate]

Debian wheezy's (stable) repositories only have TeX Live 2012 -- what is best practice for getting TeX Live 2014?
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tlmgr command line and GUI

I'm using on terminal tlmgr --gui to open the GUI. No problem. But I'd like to open the GUI with the default repository loaded and the update option selected. Online documentation shows tlmgr ...
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Installing LyX over a vanilla TeXLive

As the title says, I would like to install LyX over a vanilla TeXLive. However, when I do yum install lyx the whole distro TeXLive is set to be installed, which I obviously don't want. On the other ...
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How to set TEXMFHOME so that it works

I have installed Tex Live on OS X using the install-tl with the -portable option. (I can't use MacTex because I don't have admin access on the particular machine.) Having installed, I ran tlmgr ...
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Autocomplete in TeXworks editor on TeX Live

How I can enable autocomplete option in TeXworks Editor (texlive-win.OS) for latex command, i.e., when I type \incl it automatically shows \includgraphics[]{} or when i type \begin{fi it can show ...
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Carriage-return and line-feed in web2cTeX

In web2cTeX (TeX Live) I observed this behavior: (after each of the following perl commands run: "tex xyz.tex; xdvi xyz.dvi") Each \r and \n separately produces one line: perl -e 'print ...
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Confusions about package management system in TeX Live

I am using LaTeX for a good amount of time. But recently I was looking at the configuration of TeX Live distribution and got confused about package management system using tlmgr. I have installed ...
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How do I find out what Chinese fonts are installed with my MacTeX installation?

I am using a Mac and have installed the MacTeX-2014 distribution. I'd like to try to use the CJK package with regular pdflatex but there is no documentation for what Chinese fonts are included with ...
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Many package are not installed in full installation of texlive 2014 in centos

When I install, I just use sudo ./install-tl. And when I open the tlmgr. I found many packages are not installed, like collection-wintools,etc.. Is it just for other operate system? just because ...
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Use african font with TeX Live 2013/Debian

How can I make fc package work with TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2013/Debian) on ubuntu ? In fact I want to use African fonts and I found this document. Can somebody tell me how to install this fc package ...
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Portable TexLive XeLaTeX work in XeTeX mode under WinXp

My XeLaTeX work in plain XeTeX mode. When I try to compile some file with LaTeX format, I get Undefined control sequence. \documentclass. TexStudio tabs: Files in the folder: XeLaTex say that ...
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Installing TexLive on tmpfs/RAM

I've head that installing TexLive on a ramdisk (i.e. tmpfs for Linux) could make it run faster, especially for LuaTeX. I want to try it and see as I have 16GB of memory, just in case, and I'll report ...
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Why is undertilde.sty not found?

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{undertilde} \begin{document} $\utilde{x}$ \end{document} Whenever I am trying to compile it with Kile, shows the error: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit LTS TexLive 2014 Installation Problems

I installed TexLive 2014 from the iso image I downloaded from TexLive images.The installation went on perfectly smooth and I also had the installer create symlinks inside /usr/bin. However, when I ...
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Javascript in preamble

For TeX Live 2012 there is the package insDLJS that allows you to write a documentwide complex javascriptcode in the header of the document, like (Pseudocode): \documentclass{standalone} ...
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Is there a good citation manager for TeXLive like Mendeley for word in Office? [duplicate]

I have just started using Mendeley with word and "I like it" is an understatement. So far, the most important BibDesk feature I'm using now is the ability to link the bibliographic entries with their ...
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Cannot find TeX Live root using kpsewhich, when updating MacTeX [duplicate]

I was trying to update my MacTeX this afternoon. However, TeX Live Utility complained that it couldn't find TeX Live root using kpsewhich --var-value=SELFAUTOPARENT. I checked this in the Terminal, ...
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Texlive on IOS for ipad [duplicate]

It is preferred to use ipad to create and edit TeX files and use LaTeX. I know some applications to use TeX but they need Internet and are not complete. Is it possible to use texlive on Ipad (IOS)?
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kpsewhich: command not found. on tlmgr update, MacTex install [closed]

I tried to update the tlmgr with TexLive-Utility and it fails to find kpsewhich. I'm not sure why though, because it is in my bash PATH $which kpsewhich /usr/texbin/kpsewhich Not only that, it is ...
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Doxygen/LaTeX: What is TeX capacity, and how do I edit texmf.cfg to bypass “TeX capacity exceeded” errors? How is texmf.cnf relevant?

I am making some documentation using Doxygen, but getting the "TeX capacity exceeded" error when running the make command in the terminal to generate the PDF documentation. This is the relevant part ...
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Installed style package not found, even if they are in the right place

My environment: Emacs 24.3.1 with AucTex (11.88) on a Xubuntu 14.04. I needed a way to draw Nassi-Shneidermann-Diagrams (Struktogramme) direct into my texfile. So i loaded all packages from here: ...
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Quattrocento in Ubuntu 14.04 (TeXLive 2014)

Although I went over here: Texlive 2014 on Ubuntu 14.04: Font WebOMintsGD not found and here: Installing missing fonts in Texlive on Ubuntu I'm unable to use quattrocento in my Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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texlive installed in lubuntu How i can use it in fedora withow installation?

i have texlive installed in ubuntu and i want to use it for another linux like fedora, how can I use it without installation in fedora ? Ps: I have not enouth space thank's sorry for my bad english
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How to install the newest TeXLive version on Linux Mint 17?

Because of tcolorbox I need the newest version of TeXLive! But how to get it on Linux Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon? I tried to install it with some PPA's which doesn't worked. What to do? Kind regards!
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Can I make install-tl write an installation profile without actually installing?

The question is in the title, really. I want to prepare several installation profiles for use on Travis (skipping compiled documentation, fonts, etc.), but I can't figure a way to do this without ...