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Is there a difference between texconfig rehash and mktexlsr?

With reference to this answer; Is there a difference between texconfig hash and mktexlsr? For example: Is sudo texconfig rehash able to clean up ls-R in cases where mktexlsr remains deficient? or; ...
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TeXlive 2013 / LuaLaTeX: Class Resource not found [closed]

I have a document class in my ~/texmf/tex/latex/CLASSNAME directory named CLASSNAME.cls. In the same folder is an PDF file, named LogoNewDesign.pdf. The logo is used in the class file in an ...
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Does TeXLive2013 need any special install instructions?

When I installed TeXLive2012 on Linux some time ago, I had to follow How to install "vanilla" TeXLive on Debian or Ubuntu?. For the new release, as of yesterday, will I need to mimic the ...
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TeX Live 2013 updates after the release on June 18 (have the pretest version)

i downloaded the pretest of TeX Live 2013 in May and it installed fine and compiles my documents just fine. However, now i wanted to update the pretest version via tlmgr by specifying a normal CTAN ...
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Branding issue with MacTeX 2013?

After learning that TeX Live 2013 was released this Tuesday June 18, I downloaded the new MacTeX. I am just a bit puzzled though: The MacTeX homepage clearly presents the download as MacTeX-2013, ...
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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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Compilation error when using MetaUML on Windows [closed]

When I try to compile a MetaUML program on Windows, I get the following error: Font ptmr8r not usable: TFM file not found I Googled this error, and I found that I have to install ...
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add texmf tree to TeX Live [duplicate]

I'm new to TeX Live. I know in MiKTeX it's very easy to add multiple paths using "MiKTeX Settings". But how can I do this in TeX Live? The directory I want to add is /usr/share/R/share/texmf It's ...
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Installing non-ctan package tikz-dsp.sty using TeXLive tlmgr [duplicate]

I have installed TeXLive 2012 and have access to tlmgr from the command line. I'd like to know how I can install this tikz-dsp.sty that I have downloaded from TeXample.net. I'm assuming I'd use ...
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Installing eqexam package for use with Sublime Text 2 [duplicate]

I am looking to utilize the eqexam package, yet even after putting the .sty files in my /usr/local/texlive/2012/texmf-dist/tex/latex directory with the appropriate /eqexam folder . I am still unable ...
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lyx and texlive 2012 in Ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 and installed texlive 2012. I was using TEXMAKER and it was nice to use. Meanwhile I want to try to use Lyx. I installed version 2.00 of Lyx. When I compile simple document in ...
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How to install y4pdf package in Tex Live on Windows XP? [duplicate]

I want to install y4pdf package to my Tex Live 2010 distribution. The package itself is consisting of the following files according to http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/yt4pdf/: ...
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xelatex does not find texgyreterms

I want to use xelatex together with TexGyreTerms: \ifxetex \newcommand{\lsCoverTitleFont}[1]{\fontspec[LetterSpace=-2.0]{TeXGyreTermes} \fontshape{sc}\fontsize{52pt}{16.75mm}\selectfont #1} ...
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TeX Live personal texmf tree [duplicate]

I have installed Tex Live 2012 in both Windows 7 (C:\texlive) and Ubuntu 12.04 (/usr/local/texlive). Inside both these folders there are two folders namely 2012 and texmf-local. My question is that if ...
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Usage of central documentation system for TeXLive distribution (texdoc)

Recently, when peeking over the shoulder of someone who has years of experience working with TeX, I saw him type something into the terminal that caused a pdf with the documentation for a LaTeX ...
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Add path in TeX Live 2012 on Ubuntu

I write a package named umtools.sty, since Ubuntu One can only sync the folder which is in ~/, so I put *.sty in ~/tlpkg/. Now, how can I use it like \usepackage{umtools} instead of ...
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Error after TeX Live 2012 update: “I can't write on file 'texsys.aux'”

I was previously able to run LaTeX with TeX Live 2011, but since installing TeX Live 2012, I get the error message ! I can't write on file 'texsys.aux'. This is a Windows 7 operating system. I have ...
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TeXmaker unable to find packages after installing texlive-full [closed]

I know this isn't the TeXmaker forum, but I was hoping someone had the same problem. Also, if someone knows the official texmaker forum please link it. I had a problem with algorithm2e and someone ...
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Update a package after TeX live freeze?

I realized that I want/have to update a package (moderncv). The problem is that TeX Live went frozen – so there are no more updates. Is the only thing to do is wait till the release of the next TeX ...
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`keystroke` package doesn't work with polyglossia in TeXLive 2012

Example file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Ubuntu} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{russian} \usepackage{keystroke} \begin{document} ...
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$OSFONTDIR on OSX

I've been playing around with TeXLive 13 pretest on OSX, and I've been unable to tell luatex/luaotfload where to look for fonts. I know that luaotfload will look in the standard font directories and ...
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How can I balance uniformity of style files against modularity?

I'm using Windows/TeXworks/MiKTeX, and I would like to have one style file I can use anywhere in any document in my top-level folder. If I want to add a new command or renew an old one, I'd like that ...
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Installing the fourier package to TeXLive 2012/Debian Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I installed TeXLive from TUG 2 months ago and I just updated the packages. I'm trying to use the fourier package, but the terminal says it's missing. I was told that TeXLive should contain the fourier ...
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booktabs-de from texlive-lang-german not installed in debian wheezy [closed]

I have debian wheezy with packaged texlive (TeX Live 2012/Debian) and want to use the package booktabs-de from the apt-package texlive-lang-german. The debian apt installation of that package ran ...
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LaTeX compilation of simple document fails [closed]

I am just starting to work with LaTeX for the first time, so I apologize if my question is trivial. I recently got a first .tex document from my supervising tutor, with the request we compile it ...
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When will TeX Live 2013 ISO file be released? [closed]

In this page, I couldn't understand the date for releasing TeX Live 2013 ISO file. So when will TeX Live 2013 ISO file be released?
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I can't find format file latex.fmt [closed]

I recently removed (most of) my installation of latex due to problems with the hyperref package. I reinstalled texlive using sudo apt-get texlive texlive-latex-extra which gave these messages ...
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Citations not working in Sweave [duplicate]

I am trying to run this Sweave code in R. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \SweaveOpts{concordance=TRUE} \section{Section} I am citing \cite{ftest}. \begin{thebibliography}{9} ...
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XyPic xymatrix not showing arrow labels with TeX Live-2012

Recently I have upgraded my TeX installation to TeX Live-2012 from TeX Live-2009. Now \xymatrix is misbehaving. The behavior affects both Mac OS X and Ubuntu Linux 12.04 installations. For example, ...
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Problem with font map

Compiling a beamer project, I get the following error: mktexpk: /home/matthieu/.texlive2012/texmf-var/fonts/pk/ljfour/public/cm/cmss8.525pk: successfully generated. ...
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TeX Live Installation Stuck at `updmap-sys`

I'm installing a minimal TeX scheme (plain + latex + a few langauge packs, configured through advanced installer) and the installation becomes stuck on updmap-sys reading ... mktexlsr: Done. running ...
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How do I list the available classes in my installation?

I am using TeXLive in Linux and want to learn and experiment. How can I list available document classes in my installation?
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Why autoref lets text ignore wrapfigure [closed]

I just ran into a problem concerning autoref in combination with the wrapfigure environment of the wrapfig package. Minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{wrapfig} ...
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luaotfload cannot load system font [closed]

(I have asked this question in comp.text.tex and lualatex-dev@tug.org mailling lists, but I still haven't got any reply. I know this website is not for bug report, but since no developer responded me, ...
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How to open installed docs

Sorry if it sounds too naive, I am quite noob, so please bear with me. I have downloaded texlive-docs using ubuntu repository, but how can I view/use them?
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Use new Beamer theme [duplicate]

I am sorry for the silly question, but I am new to TexShop and new to Mac as well. However, I have been looking for a solution in the last two days between the documentation .pdf and various forums. ...
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Installing TeXlive on Ubuntu, revisited

The Debian/Ubuntu packages for TeXlive are usually outdated, sometimes up to several years behind CTAN. Now, I understand that packaging TeX Live takes a lot of work and, if you want to follow ...
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I can't get LaTeX to recognize the Venndiagram package even though TeX Live says the package is installed [closed]

I am new to using LaTeX, I have not figured out how to properly install a package yet. I believe this is my issue, if someone could help guide me through the proper way of doing so I would appreciate ...
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Problems with installation of MinionPro [closed]

I am trying run my .tex-file after I installed MinionPro in TeXLive, but the following problem appears: !pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file MinionPro-Bold.pfb): cannot open Type 1 font file for reading ...
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How to update TeX Live distribution manually (without using the frozen TeX Live Manager)?

As an illustration, let consider that I want to update the installed tcolorbox package to the new one from the CTAN. I have downloaded the newest tcolorbox.zip package from ctan.org/pkg/tcolorbox. I ...
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Where is TeXLive after i installed it via terminal ?

What i want install LaTeX for Linux on Mint 14 OS What i did download LaTex from http://www.tug.org/texlive/acquire-netinstall.html i installed this package: install-tl.zip successfully installed ...
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How do I add Hebrew support to TeXLive on Windows (with pdfTeX+babel)?

I just downloaded & installed TeXLive 2012 on my Windows 7 box, including Hebrew language support. I then tried to process the following document: \documentclass{article} ...
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TexLive 2012 Ubuntu 13.04 - Correct way to set TEXMFHOME

I have found numerous guides on how to do this (heres a couple): $TEXMFHOME setting customizing TEXMFHOME but I have a different directory structure and none of the places present in the answers ...
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Is is possible to install only the required LaTeX tool “pdflatex” in Ubuntu?

I do not know the dependencies b/w the tools provided by the LaTeX bulky lib. A suggested command to install LaTeX tools on Ubuntu is: sudo apt-get install texlive-full It's full installation ...
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Latex on Linux: Path problem after new install of TeX Live

UPDATE: between the suggestions made in comments, and Andrew Stacey's patient walkthrough/diagnostic, the problem was eventually solved by correcting a faulty environment variable in the bashrc. It's ...
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luatex cannot find font metric data

After installing TeX Live 2012 in a non system directory (not sure if this makes a difference) and running some of the tests found at TeX Live Install, LuaTeX can't find the example font metrics even ...
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TeXLive cannot be updated, older version not available and cannot install pretest version

I freshly installed Ubuntu 13.04 and proceeded to install TexLive 2012 which has been frozen for upcoming release of TeXLive 2013 and hence cannot be updated. I wanted to modify and compile a LaTeX ...
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Beamer presentation fails to compile after TeX Live upgrade [closed]

After an upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise) to 13.04 (Raring), pdfLaTeX fails to compile a simple presentation using Beamer. Besides Beamer, the only package I am explicitly using is minted, for ...
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Error with ASCII characters [closed]

I have an apostrophe as in educator's, which is displayed as eductaor's and prevents TeX from generating a pdf. I have used this as well: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} how can I fix that? ...
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Where can I find the changelog of TeX Live releases?

I know that TeX Live 2013 is now in beta and that there are already some new packages. I would like to know where the complete changelog will be available, when the new version will be released, and ...