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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 non-...
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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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\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 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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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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What are the advantages of TeX Live over MiKTeX?

I have been using MiKTeX for a couple of years. I don't know whether it is "wise" to insist on using it. Could you give me a list of advantages of TeX Live over MiKTeX?
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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} \usepackage[...
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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 http://mirror.ctan.org/systems/...
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Multiple TeXlive installations

I'm using Lubuntu 11.10. I have TeXlive 2011 full insttaled. I've just installed TeXlive 2013 running install-tl script. Everything was fine. I choose the small scheme. No problem. So according to ...
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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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which texlive package has times new roman for xelatex

I have following in my latex header: \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Times New Roman} This results in "font not found" error when compiled with xetex. I installed all packages ...
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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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Command tlmgr not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed (in Ubuntu 14.04) not full version of TeX Live (cause the full version is very large). When I'm trying to install some packages using tlmgr I'm getting a message "(running on ...
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Issue installing Tex Live on Windows 10

I installed yesterday a clean version of Windows 10 after the update and the format. Today I was trying install Tex Live but there is an issue. The installer (exe) unzip the file but then simply shut ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 *.sty and *.cls files are missing?

I just installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 on my laptop: sudo apt-get install texlive texlive-lang-german texlive-lang-english texlive-doc-en texlive-doc-de texlive-latex-extra latexmk Everything seemed 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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TeX Live OS X users: testing needed for “download on the fly” script?

Not sure if this is a strictly appropriate question (I hope so, because it has to do with TeX-related tools) but I need to know whether or not my texliveonfly.py script runs successfully on OS X. ...
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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 https://packages....
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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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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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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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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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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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I think I installed TexLive 2015 but version says 2013

tex --version returns 2013. How can I switch to 2015? I'm using Linux Ubuntu. In /usr/local/texlive I see 2 directories: "2015" and "texmf-local". Here's my output of tex --version: TeX 3....
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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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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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texlive lineo and fourier packages for CentOS 7? [closed]

On a system recently installed with a fresh copy of CentOS 7, I attempted to compile some LaTeX documents and was met with missing LaTeX packages. After installing some basic distributions using the ...
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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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Why can't TeX Live's size be reduced?

I understand that the following question has been answered Why is the MacTeX distribution so large? Is there anything smaller for OS X? but my question differs from it. I just installed MacTeX and ...
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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 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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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: /usr/local/texlive/2012/bin/x86_64-linux:/usr/local/texlive/2012/bin/...
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Y&Y TeX versus TeX Live/MikTeX

I noticed that the formerly commercial Y&Y TeX is available under http://tug.org/yandy/. My question is: compared with a modern MikTeX or TeX Live is there any feature in Y&Y TeX that could be ...
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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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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) ...