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Dependency handling of tlmgr install

I am planning to use Travis CI to compile LaTeX source of my package's documentation and push the output PDF to gh-pages branch like this. In Travis CI, I currently install TeX Live 2016 of small ...
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standalone not working with psfrag

I have the following MWE \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{psfrag} \begin{document} text \end{document} I use latex and dvipdf. I have two machines with MacTex-2016. I've just updated with ...
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Sublime Text 3 texlive output from compilation:

I am trying to run sublime text 3 texlive on a windows 10 x64 system. When I compile I get the following message: [Compiling C:\Users\devin\Documents\LEGrp\tex\setup_instructions\ISUR setup ...
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Context: colors not rendering correctly after \showcolor inside metapost code

I have this example \starttext \definecolor[myred] [r=.8] \showcolor \startuseMPgraphic{test} fill fullcircle scaled 10mm withcolor \MPcolor{myred}; \stopuseMPgraphic \midaligned{\useMPgraphic{...
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Key property is unknown

i just updated my Linux distro (Linux Mint 17.3 -> Linux Mint 18) and from TeX Live 2014 to 2016. I have a (large) selfmade documentclass writte in LaTeX3. Now I tried to compile a document using my ...
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“Missing input file: 'mem110.clo'” on Travis CI build

I'm trying to build this repo with Travis CI, using latexmk and pdflatex. Works fine locally, but when it tries to compile on Travis, I get the following error message (entire log): ! LaTeX Error: ...
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Font ua1r8r at 624 not found

my thesis was built successfully on texbasic2015. Today I updated my textlive version to texbasic2016. After updating and installing all required packages, it is not possible to build the thesis. In ...
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Error 25 during equivs build Fake Packages for TexLive2015

According to How to install "vanilla" TeXLive on Debian or Ubuntu? Fake packages $ sudo apt-get install equivs --no-install-recommends $ mkdir -p /tmp/tl-equivs && cd /tmp/tl-equivs ...
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LuaLaTeX Variable Expansion

I've run into an issue with variable expansion in the different distributions of LuaLaTeX (chiefly MikTeX and TeXLive). In TeXLive (both 2014 and 2016), I can use the following to reference my home ...
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TeXLive: added custom .sty .cls but I still obtain “not found” error

I am using Fedora 23 operating system with TeXLive version 2014.19.20140525_r34255.fc23 I downloaded llncs2e.zip then I unpacked the llncs2e folder content inside /usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/...
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How can I tell TeX Live Utility where my TeX distribution is?

So, I was in a hurry, and didn't read the copious verbiage on TeX Live as directed by the TeX Live Utility when you have an out-of-date TeX Live install (I had 2010). So, I'm comfortable with the ...
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Tex Live Utility (Mac) not running automatic updates

I'm on El Capitan (10.11.5) and Tex Live 2016. I've noticed that Tex Live Utility is not running the scheduled updates (I have set them to weekly), it shows no notification on available updates. It ...
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Change package search paths

I was previously running a manually installed TeXlive 2013 (as in https://www.tug.org/texlive/quickinstall.html). Now I have removed this with the according button in tlmng (TeXlive Manager) and ...
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Install old version of TeX Live – untarring failed

To compile some old papers laying around as source, I wanted to install some old version of TeX Live. I downloaded the install-tl-unx.tar.gz from ftp://tug.org/historic/systems/texlive/2014/tlnet-...
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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 /usr/local/...
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Lost my ability to add .tex and .sty files when upgrading to texlive 2016 on ubuntu [duplicate]

Using the instructions from How to install vanilla texlive on debian or ubuntu I upgraded from texlive 2014 to texlive 2016 on my second laptop. I did this because I am using some more recent packages ...
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Different output when compile from PHP and from console

I am creating cards with tasks in tex format. Card sample \documentclass[14pt]{book} \usepackage{color} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage[english,russian]{babel} \...
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Compiling with pdflatex: Most of the time kpsewhich is active [closed]

A book of some 400 pages compiles fine but somehow slow with pdflatex on windows 7. I have already installed the books files and texlive on a SSD. With the windows task manager I find the pdflatex ...
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Compiling with TL2015 doesn't work

I wanted to install TeXLive shortly. But when I start my TeXStudio Editor and I try to compile a minimal example, the following failure occurs: Prozess gestartet: pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=...
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\mathplus fails to render

I'm new to LaTeX - can anyone suggest why the $\mathplus$ is not rendering as +? It can be seen in the bibliography entry of another question, publisher = {Springer Science $\mathplus$ Business ...
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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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tlmgr Unknown directive

I haven't use tlmgr for a while but when I tried to install any package with it today, It returned following message: (running on Debian, switching to user mode!) Unknown directive ......
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How do I make my ubuntu texlive environment available to the wine emulator?

I wanted to give WinEdt a try, using the wine windows emulator on Ubuntu 14.04. I have texlive 2015 installed and working with no issues. The program installed fine, and seems to work well using the ...
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what package remote repository to use from tunisia and how can I configure my texmaker?

what package remote repository to use from tunisia and how can I configure my texmaker ?
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Tex live 2015 frozen forever

I am using MacTeX 2015 on OS X 10.10.5 and do not want to upgrade to 2016 just yet. However, I would like to upgrade to the latest packages versions. After upgrading tlmgr I first got an error that ...
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Charter font with Xelatex

On my Mac with TexLive, I am able to use the Charter font by simply having \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Charter} On my PC (using Miktex), the same file complains that it is unable to find the ...
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How to install TeX Live only with selected package before installation begins?

Because my computer uses 64GB SSD hard drive, I have very limited space. As you can see, my drive is almost full. Besides installing TeXLive, I also have to install Visual Studio addons, ...
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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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How to control the offset of hrules and spacing of the text following a hrule?

I have used Tex at a very low level but I now need to try to format something a little more complex than I know how to handle. I have a large set of text files that I need to add a hrule in above and ...
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TexLive on Fedora 23

I'm trying to use Fedora 23 as OS, but I'm in trouble as my .tex document isn't compiling. To be more precise, my document compiles great under my current setup on windows (TexLive2015, full-scheme). ...
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texlive 2016 hyperref/cleverref incompatibility

I almost always use ShareLaTeX for my LaTeX needs, but I recently began work on a relatively large document, and so I figured I would give a local TeX distribution a try to see if I could speed up the ...
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Error “! Undefined control sequence” using moderncv with the “casual” option

I am getting an ! Undefined control sequence. error when trying to compile the below template using moderncv. This error does not occur when changing the style (\moderncvstyle{casual}) to classic or ...
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Tex Live 2016 bug: “! LaTeX Error: No counter 'd' defined.” [duplicate]

I have a file which compiles fine with TeX Live 2015, but which bugs on TeX Live 2016. When compiling with TeX Live 2016, (after I clean up all the non-source files) I get the following error: ! ...
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lualatex texlive 2016 broken with tikzexternalize [duplicate]

The following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{external} \tikzset{external/system call={lualatex \tikzexternalcheckshellescape -halt-on-error -interaction=batchmode -...
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How to use Texlive-publishers?

I'm trying to use texlive-publishers package on Ubuntu, I installed it using this command : sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install texlive-publishers And it seems be installed correctly, then the ...
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How to use \graphicspath?

I am using MikTex 2.9 and TeXstudio for my TeX preparation. I would like to set the path to my figures folder containing all the figures, plots etc. required for my work. I used \graphicspath to set ...
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Start up texlive under the Windows 7

I successfully installed texlite under Windows 7 for using it by Python package for the creation of PDF - PyX. And it worked well after installation, but after rebooting I receive an error TeX didn't ...
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Problem with Tex Live Utility

I recently upgraded to MacTeX 2016 but when I launch TeX Live Utility I have this message : "your tex live version is 0 but your default repository url appears to be for tex live 2016. You need to ...
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TeX Live manager: perl.exe stopped working

I saw the same question here, and question was about TeXLive manager error perl.exe stopped working. However, many of answers was about this error during installation. I decided to create one more ...
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LuaLaTeX, TeXLive 2016, standalone: undefined control sequence

Since I installed TeXLive 2016 I cannot build documents with the standalone document class any more using LuaLaTeX (PDFLaTeX works fine). For example: \documentclass{standalone} \begin{document} hi \...
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Matplotlib OSError after manual texlive install

After setting matplotlib.rcParams["text.usetex"] = True in Python, the matplotlib.pyplot.savefig command raises OSError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/home/my_name/cmr9 I believe this ...
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Why is tlmgr so slow?

I would like to install extra packages in the ShareLatex 0.2.0 Docker image, but it have a 2016 tlmgr and a 2015 texlive, so not optimal. When I do the following tlmgr option repository ftp://tug....
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texlive on multiple computers

I have texlive installed on several computers with linux. I use tlmgr to update texlive on each computer. Could it be possible to do this on one only and update on the others for example by using "...
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Defrosting: How to manually install TeX packages

I have a BasicTex installation (downloaded here and based on the MacTeX2013 distribution) running on OSX. I need to add some additional packages that are not included in the installation (actually no ...
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lualatex breaks after update to texlive 2016 [duplicate]

After I install the texlive 2016 (schema full), I got the error: ! Missing number, treated as zero. by compiling the code below with lualatex:: \documentclass[]{scrbook} \title{Test} \begin{...
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TeXlive 2016 error with literat (Literaturnaya) font

It is so strange that no questions on the whole website are dedicated to the Literaturnaya font (despite its frequent use in Russian documents 10 years ago or so), and only two questions reference it! ...
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Texlive with perltk

Why texlive use perltk to make the installer? I use texlive since 2007. At this time there was only perltk as a really Platform indecency tool for GUI. But nowadays there are tool like Qt with Qt-...
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TeXLive-2016: Strangely, CronosPro-BoldCaptIt is loaded instead of CronosPro-BoldCapt

The file \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Ligatures=TeX]{MinionPro} \setsansfont[Ligatures=TeX]{CronosPro} \begin{document} MinionPro: \textbf{bold} \textsf{CronosPro: \...
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tlmgr path add yields errors but makes symlinks

Today (June 9, 2016), I've just installed TeX Live 2016 on my Ubuntu 14.04.4. The installation itself was successful, but when I tried to make symlinks for binaries, info pages, and man pages, path ...
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Install newtx on Linux

I'm coming from this issue Problem with new MNRAS style files / newtx on arXiv. I'd like to install the newtx package on Linux Mint. What texlive bundle should I install?