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Passing files to SAGE on Mac OS X

System: Mac OS X 10.9.2 Sage Version 6.1.1, Release Date: 2014-02-04 TexLive 2013 installation I'm trying to pass a file generated by LaTex (sagetex.sty) that is in SAGE format to my local ...
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Problem with psfrag + fncychap in TeXLive 2013

I am working with psfrag to do my plots and fncychap to have nice chapter titles. Please check the minimal example: ...
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Image sizing screwed up after updating TexLive

I'm using Texpad and just updated TexLive from 2012 to 2014, without changing any code my images are displaying much larger and spilling off the page \includegraphics[width=0.5\textwidth]{logo.jpg} ...
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Beginner Concepts about how latex works

I'm a beginner in latex, I understand that latex requires a Tex editor to compile the code and a distribution to get the libraries installed. However, there are many concepts that still I want expert ...
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TexLive Version outdated and unsupported by repositories

I recently upgraded my Linux Distribution to Ubuntu 14.04 and received the following error when I tried installing a package using tlmgr: (running on Debian, switching to user mode!) tlmgr: The ...
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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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TexLive 2014 iso file doesn't work to install it

I am trying to install TexLive 2014 on my Windows XP. I create virtual drive with the iso.torrent file downloaded from here http://anorien.csc.warwick.ac.uk/mirrors/CTAN/systems/texlive/Images/ And ...
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I have two versions of Texlive on Ubuntu and I don't know how to indicate that one should be used

I recently ran into a problem when compiling a doc, where latex indicated a missing package, while Ubuntu indicated that it was installed. The missing package in question is pst-node.sty but I think ...
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problem installing texlive 2014 on ubuntu

I have tried to remove and install texlive on my PC with Ubuntu 14 (64 bit). But the version that is installed is 2013. Can anybody tell me why?
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TeXlive on Ubuntu, and equivs?

I've just installed TeXLive from CTAN on Ubuntu 14.04, and following the instructions set up a local "equivs" so that Ubuntu thinks that TeXLive is properly installed. However, when I use apt-get, ...
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Problem with installing TeX Live under Windows 8

I am new to LaTeX and wanted to install the required "programs". But when I came to installing TeX Live, there seemed to be a problem: Can't spawn "cmd.exe": No such file or directory at (directory) ...
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tlmgr cannot setup TLPDB

I'm trying to update my installation of texlive 2013 under Ubuntu 13.10. However, I followed the instruction on this answer, but I get an error (running on Debian, switching to user mode!) ...
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How to remove everything related to TeX Live for fresh install on Ubuntu?

How can I remove everything that is related to TeX Live from my Ubuntu 12.04? I first used the backport packages from ppa:texlive-backports/ppa and later the manual install via install-tl-unx.tar.gz. ...
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How to get small caps in Classico (texlive 2014)? [on hold]

After installing texlive 2014 (via macports) all my documents using the "Classico" font stopped compiling. I scratched my head for a while (RTFM, STFW), and then I discovered that I should not invoke ...
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Packages to install once for all

I just upgraded my Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04. Then, I have manually installed tex-common, texlive-base and texlive-latex-recommended. And I realize that some packages do not exist anymore. For ...
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Biblatex/Biber problems with Texlive 2014 (no problems 2013) [closed]

I have a TEX file which works OK with Texlive 2013 but is no longer working on 2014 (using OSX). It gives no error in the 2014 edition, but it does not produce the expected output. Here is a minimal ...
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Error compiling files in android using texlive

When I try to compile a latex in android appears mktexfmt: no such file or directory. As shown below. I installed TeXLive to /sdcard/texlive but texlive is a portable installation using windows. ...
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TL update affects fixme handling of options?

A few hours ago, the following code worked fine (albeit in a larger document): \documentclass{article} \RequirePackage{xkvltxp} ...
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problem with mathdesign-font and texnansi.enc

I have a problem with the font bitstream-charter. less dummy.tex \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{scrbook} \usepackage[bitstream-charter]{mathdesign} %my font! % \usepackage[sfdefault]{cabin} ...
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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: ...
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Installing TexLive with custom-maked binaries

I'm going to install TexLive2014 with my own-compiled binaries (with shared libs). 0. I have read this: https://www.tug.org/texlive/doc/tlbuild.html https://www.tug.org/texlive/build.html ...
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Latex can't find .sty files altough packages are installed — TexLive, Ubuntu 12.04

I just installed TexLive on a i386 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS machine. Now when I try to compile a TeX file I get following error message: ! LaTeX Error: File `caption.sty' not found. kpsewhich caption.sty ...
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How to install TexLive on dualboot with shared TEXDIR?

Note: this question is very similar to mine, but the answer states I would recommend you to install the full TeXLive manually (i.e. not using the Ubuntu packages) with both Linux and Windows ...
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lcdf typetools- kpathsea library not found

I am not sure this is the right place, but considering that involves a tex-based library, I hope so. I am on ubuntu 14.04, texlive 2014 manually installed (on ...
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How uninstall TeXLive 2013 under Windows 8?

How does one uninstall the previous version (2013) of TeXLive under Windows (Windows 8, to be specific).
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Reconfiguring Tex Live Utility for 2014

I'm having some problems getting TexLive Utility to work with the repository to update packages. I received an error that said subfigure was an undefined environment in the RCS Journal template I was ...
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Last xe(la)tex colors text in white in some circumstances

Last xe(la)tex: XeTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-0.99991 (preloaded format=xelatex 2014.6.19) (the one shipped with TeX Live 2014) colors text in white in some circumstances: in the following MWE file ...
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How to use the new pdfTeX feature “\pdfinterwordspaceon”

According to the docu there are some new features in texlive 2014. One of them is a command \pdfinterwordspaceon. It seems as if it adds spaces between the words, so that I can just copy and paste ...
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Cannot set local Tex path on ubuntu with “vanilla” TeX Live

Using manual installation of TeX Live on Ubuntu (i.e. not via repos) I cannot seem to get LaTeX to look through my local tex directory path. I've set TEXMFHOME using sudo tlmgr conf texmf TEXMFHOME ...
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Cannot find ecrm1095.mf

The TeXLive 2014 was installed as I usually install them: Selected ADVANCED, then selected the collections Essential programs and files Generic recommended LaTeX recommended Windows only Graphics ...
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Different output from TeX Live 2013 vs. TeX Live 2014

The output of pdflatex has changed between TeX Live versions 2013 and 2014. A minimal example: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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TeX Live error on Ubuntu 10.04: pdflatex.fmt doesn't match pdftex.pool

I recently installed Ubuntu 10.04 over-top of Ubuntu 9.04, preserving my /home partition, but aside from that partition, it was a fresh install. I installed the texlive package (2009-7) from Ubuntu's ...
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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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http://code.google.com/p/fontidguide/wiki/Changelog

According to the change log at http://code.google.com/p/fontidguide/wiki/Changelog the "Edwardian Script ITC" font should be available in TexLive version 20110727. However, it doesn't appear to be. ...
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How to keep tex and installed packages up to date on a Mac with no hassles?

I have MacTeX 2013 basic installed, and I use TexLive to get packages I need for my writing. Recently TexLive told me that the repository is now only for a newer version than what I have installed. I ...
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Where is texless?

Yesterday I installed TeXlive 2014. I was using 2011 version. Well, texless does not work. Terminal shows texless: command not found. How to install texless? Or is there a new way to quickly view ...
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TeXLive and MikTeX behave differently in handling BOM

It is a followup of my answer that has been converted to comment (click) posted several decades ago. Shortly speaking, MikTeX does not remove leading BOM but TeXLive does as shown in the following ...
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Include all *.bib files in one directory to a bibliography

There are several *.bib files in one directory which I want to add to my bibliography. I don't want to add them one by one like this: \bibliography{../dir/a,../dir/b,../dir/c} I tried adding the ...
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pgfplots update Texlive2014

I am currently using Texlive' 2014 on Ubuntu 12.04LTS machine. The problem I am facing is updating different packages (eg. Pgfplot). I have tried changing repositories, and this does not seem to ...
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ftp tug org tarballs and snapshots

1. On tug.org FTP (ftp://tug.org/texlive/historic/2014/) there are four tar.xz: *-bin.tar.xz (precompilled bins for many platforms) *-sources.tar.xz (sources for making bins) ...
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TeX Live distribution not showing up in system preferences

I've been using MacTex-2012 for a while (well, since 2012) with no problems (well, relatively few problems). Today, while using tlmgr (which I hadn't played around with much before), I got an error ...
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How to install Tex in Ubuntu… for a newbie

Im trying to install texlive or any tex editor.. I will be using it for document preparation for my coursework. could anybody give me a step by step way to install any kind of tex on my Ubuntu system? ...
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Installing upgreek.sty with macports

How to install upgreek.sty using macports? Which of texlife-* packages should I install for it?
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Problems with updated biblatex 2.9 in TeX Live 2014 [closed]

I have problems after updating all Tex Live 2014. This is the error in .log: Package biblatex Warning: File 'Desarrollo.bbl' is wrong format version - expected 2.4. biblatex version which is ...
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luaotfload-tool.exe don't works

I've updated TL2014 today. After this, I receive this problem with luaotfload-tool when I compile with lualatex luaotfload | db : Version mismatch; expected 2.510, got 2.410. luaotfload | db : Force ...
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Creating triangle commutative diagram with tikz-cd

I've just started using TikZ and need to create a simple triangle commutative diagram like this one. The closest I've been able to get is this. How do I get the h arrow to go from A2 to A3? ...
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texworks not loading style

I installed Texlive and texworks 0.4.5. TexWorks is claiming it cannot find style lstlsting.sty I saw a posting on here claiming that the solution (for MikTeX is to update MikTex). I don't know how ...
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TeX Live unable to call inkscape (SVG Package)

I am working with a fresh install (from source) of TeX Live on Ubuntu Server 13.10. I would like to use the svg package to allow SVG files to be directly included. In the background, the svg package ...
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Local font installation problems

Recently I tried to reinstall the MathTimePro II fonts in my local texmf directory. I already have Lucida fonts installed which works fine. So I carefully copied all the relevant files/folders to the ...
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How can I add YAP to a TexLive installation?

I don't like TeXLive's DVIOUT; I do like MikTeX's YAP... unlike in this question, I don't want an independent YAP installation - I want to graft it onto TeXLive. Is that possible?