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

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?
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pdfcrop not working with TeX Live 2016, LuaLaTeX

I'm compiling \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \immediate\write18{pdfcrop PT1-matlab.pdf} \end{document} with lualatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode --shell-escape %.tex on ...
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Tex Live 2016 installation

I'm trying to install TeX Live 2016 on Windows 10. I got a message "The TeX Live versions of the local installation and the resitory being accessed are not compatible: local: 2016 repository: 2015 ...
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Add documentation to TL install

I installed the Tex Live 20130407 on my system. To save disk space, I did not install the documentation, because I thought that texdoc can download those files I ask it. However, issuing texdoc ...
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Configuring Texmaker for Tex Live

On my Ubuntu machine, I have just downloaded Texmaker and Tex Live. I now want to compile a Latex file which uses the tcolorbox package. From what I have read, this package should come with Tex Live (...
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Any effort towards a rolling release of TeX Live?

This is a follow on, in a way, from my question a couple of years ago about Why does TeX Live "require" yearly updates? One of the answers suggested that there was some discussion about ...
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How to increase the maximum number of grouping levels?

I'm compiling a large, automatically generated LaTeX file that contains many \[ nested. This gives the error: ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [grouping levels=255]. <recently read> \bgroup I ...
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Using TeX Live with Texmaker

On Ubuntu, I downloaded Texmaker (sudo apt-get install texmaker), but this did not come with the packages which I needed. So, I also downloaded TeX Live (sudo apt-get install texlive-full), which ...
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Change TeX Live Main Repository

I'm now using TeX Live 2016 Pretest. After the pretest, I should change the current repository to local repository due to download speed. My current system is in Windows 10. Can you explain how to ...
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Package babel Error: Unknow option `brazilian'

When trying to compile any document containing the line: \usepackage[brazilian]{babel} I get the following error: ! Package babel Error: Unknow option `brazilian'. Either you misspelled it (babel) ...
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What is the best (most robust) way to install a custom Xindy style?

I’m developing a (non-public) custom class which has a comparing Xindy style file (.xdy). I’m installing the class feels etc. according to TDS with a script (or by unzipping to the right directories). ...
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How to fool yum when installing texlive with tlmgr?

I'm using yum for most packages, but one exception is texlive. However, a few packages (R, lyx, ...) will try to install through yum at each upgrade. I followed this solution, but it sometimes doesn't ...
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Installation of texlive-full on Ubuntu 12.04

If I install texlive-full on Ubuntu 12.04 using apt-get will I have the stable and checked version? or is there any security risk? should I avoid installing it?
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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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Is there a simple way to prevent copy paste with LaTeX [duplicate]

I'm looking for a simple way to prevent copy paste from the PDF that LaTeX outputs. I'm not looking for a complicated and complet way, that makes copy paste completely impossible (I know it is ...
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Pdflatex refuses to process .bib file with hash sign #

Pdflatex (not Biber) complains in the howpublished line in the bbl about the hastag sign. It does compile when I delete the hastag, but whats wrong, how to prevent this in the first place? Illegal ...
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Install from tar.gz using tex-live?

I am using MacTeX, but does not appear to come with latex2rtf. latex2rtf does not appear in the available packages, so I have separately downloaded the tar.gz file. Can I install this package using ...
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How to install “vanilla” TeXLive on Debian or Ubuntu?

Debian and Ubuntu have very good texlive packaging. But I'd like to use tlmgr to have a more fine-grained control about upgrades and which packages I want to be installed. So how do I install "vanilla"...
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Error in TeX Live – Font … not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found

I freshly installed 'basic' version of TeX Live 2012 (not full, only basic version). I have following line in my code: \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} I get following error: (/usr/local/texlive/2012/texmf-...
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Unsuccessful attempts at sorting the bibliography alphabetically [natbib,plainnat,citep]

After consulting lots of posts here at tex exchange and other resources, I still can't figure out the problem. Everything looks fine, still alphabetical sorting in working for me. This is the last ...
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Is there anyone directly write a paper in Tex Live processor?

I learn to use LaTeX for a couple of weeks, and i usually directly write contents in the Office Word processor and then copy them into the TeX Live processor. Is there anyone directly write a paper in ...
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pdflatex on linux gives error, pdflatex on windows no error. You can't use `\spacefactor' in math mode

Could someone please explain why this file compiles OK on MikTex on windows with no error, but on Linux with TexLive 2015 it gives an error? \documentclass[10pt]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \...
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Parsing Underscores in URLs from Mendeley

Introduction Mendeley's desktop software has the ability to export the references to a bibtex compatible file for use in TeX based documents. However when exporting, Mendeley escapes all special ...