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

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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 ...
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Fail to install texlive 2015 in openSUSE Tumbleweed with untarring fail error using the ISO image

I'm trying to install texlive 2015 in openSUSE Tumbleweed, kernel 4.1.6 x86_64, but it failed to untar some packages and then abort installation. As for as I'm concerned, the install-tl script is ...
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TeXstudio PATH problem with kpsewhich

If I start up TeXstudio by launching it normally as an app in OS X Yosemite, whenever I build and view a document, it complains kpsewhich: command not found. However, which kpsewhich in a terminal ...
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Tikz problem since TeXLive 2015 update

sorry if I do something wrong, it is my first post. I generate usually pdfs with gnuplot by using the output terminal tkiz to generate first a .tex and afterwards a .pdf. I recently updated to ...
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TeXlive update - how do I permanently set the path? [closed]

I updated to texlive 2015 and it works, as does tlmgr. I can't read dvi's anymore (I'm assuming this is a related problem and if not will deal with it later). I have to set the path every time I run a ...
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How to “install” a .cls file for LaTeX [duplicate]

I want to install the class found at this git repository: LaTeX homework I see some questions asked in the past on installing packages in LaTeX but this sounds like a different kind of file than a ...
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How to manually install a package for LuaLaTeX [closed]

I used to have an old version of a package (pgfplots v 1.9) and I manually installed a later version (v 1.12) complete with new documentation. pdflatex indeed compiles with the newest version while ...
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Tex Live 2015, KOMA-script pagesize=automedia yields Undefined Control Sequence

The following LaTeX file compiles fine on Tex Live 2014, but fails on Tex Live 2015: \documentclass[pagesize=automedia]{scrartcl} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum \end{document} ...
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Texlive 2015 problem - cannot find 'article.cls' [closed]

EDIT: This turned out to be a problem due to having forgotten to update the distribution in the Texpad editor preferences! I have just updated from TexLive 2014 to 2015 using the full MacTeX-2015 ...
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pdftex freezes on a simple hello world example

Operating system : Ubuntu 14.04 Tex distribution : Texlive-full installed with aptitude I got an odd problem... hard to solve. Here is the hello world tex file \documentclass{article} ...
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fixing or replacing tikzmark/pgfmark/subnode within forest

I try to connect parts of nodes in a foresttree to other parts of nodes. This worked in texlive 2013. I had an answer to my problem, which is also documented in Having two forest figures and using ...
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mktexlsr fails to build package index

I just installed Linux Mint 17 on a new laptop and attempted to install texlive from the command line in the usual way $ sudo apt-get install texlive-base texlive-latex-recommended ...
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MiKTeX and TeX Live both installed?

I am new to LaTeX and I have started having errors that I cannot explain. The code works for a moment but then it fails without any changes made! So I have started thinking that it is because of the ...
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I have installed texlive 2015 but it seems the system uses 2013. How can I use 2015?

I have installed texlive 2015 on my computer, but When I test it in the terminal there is nothing happened, like this: meng@meng-Inspiron-5548:~$ tex meng@meng-Inspiron-5548:~$ But if I use sudo ...
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Configuring texlive-binaries

I got some problem with texlive which made me purge it. The point is it seems impossible for me to have it back ! Trying to install texlive-full package on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with aptitude, the ...
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How to get help on texlive installed from distro repository?

I am quite a newbie in TeX community. Previously, I had a TexLive installation from a DVD, and It did work pretty good. Now, I am on another machine with disk space constraint. So I chose to stay with ...
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package “charter” and “siunitx” problem with \textohm

Consider the following MNWE: \documentclass{article} %%% start code I can't touch \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{charter} % Serif: Bitstream ...
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getting or copying texlive 2013 for Mac

I migrated to a new machine (Mac) and need a texlive 2013 installation there. I thought I could just copy over all files from my old machine, but this does not seem to work since the preference pane ...
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Texliveonfly is not relocatable so it isn't being installed by tlmgr

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to be able to use texliveonfly with Texmaker. However when I use sudo tlmgr install texliveonflyI get an error saying it's not relocatable and hence I cannot install ...
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biber not working anymore [closed]

I'm currently writing a report in LaTeX and yesterday everything worked fine. Today however, biber isn't working properly (aka at all). I always get the following error: Use of uninitialized value ...
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TeX Live Utility doesn't know the version

I was running TexLive 2014, and now upgraded to 2015. Now, when I run TeXShop, it claims "This is XeTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-0.99992 (TeX Live 2015) ...". But when I run TeX Live Utility, first it ...
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How to use packages from TeX Live?

I downloaded the MacTeX and I am now using Texmaker to finish my algorithm homework. When I try to add this line \usepackage{algorithms} in texmaker, it always keeps telling me that algorithms.sty is ...
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TexLive 2015 - error when using “french” options with TexStudio

I am new in the LaTex world. I just installed yesterday Texlive 2015 et texstudio (last version) on my windows 10 computer. Everything seems to be working properly except for the template ...
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Removing texmf/doc/ directories from old TeXlives

I have got quite a lot of vanilla TeXlives installed, and some of them with the full documentation. Can I "break" TeXlive by removing the */doc directories from it? Currently, I would save this way ...
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How to incorporate a TEXMF tree managed by distro's package manager when using TeX Live from upstream on a GNU/Linux system?

I am using upstream's TeX Live on a GNU/Linux system with default paths except for the use of symbolic links to facilitate switching between different versions of TL. So, for example, TEXMFMAIN is ...
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Lyx output problem: cannot open Type 1

I use Lyx 2.1.4 on Mac OSX and I installed The BasicTeX 2015 Distribution (https://tug.org/mactex/morepackages.html). I wrote a document that contains some math characters (lambda, delta...) and I get ...
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Debugging texlive-pgf sources [closed]

I've recently changed operating systems (from Ubuntu 14.04 to Fedora 22) and this means in particular that I now have a newer version of the pgf package. To be precise, it is this version: ...
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How can I use the slanted variant of the libertine font?

In standard packages with the Texlive distribution on Debian 7 (Wheezy), I was able to produce slanted text with the Linux Libertine font by calling text as \textsl{slanted text here}. I have ...
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Using two installs of texlive in parallel

Some time ago I updated from TeX Live 2014 to 2015. Now I want to sometimes compile a file with last year's version. It seems to be enough to just specify the full path of the executable on the ...
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I can't find file phvr7t

I installed TeXLive on Ubuntu 14.04 like this: $ apt-get install -y texlive-latex-extra Now I'm trying to compile my file that has this: \renewcommand\sfdefault{phv} I'm getting this error: ...