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XeLaTeX renders broken text after upgrade to Ubuntu Vivid

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu Vivid, which broke the XeLaTeX rendering on my system. Only \textbf{} and \textit{} of specific fonts are affected. The character table seems to be off-by-one. I use ...
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Texmaker generated pdf file of multi-file latex not showing the position of cursor

I am compiling LaTeX files with Texmaker on Ubuntu 14.04 system. When I run pdflatex and then view the .pdf file (internal), it does not show me the exact place where I am editing on Texmaker i.e. ...
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Where does the package fontspec look for OpenType fonts, especially FontAwesome.otf?

I have a supposedly trivial question and I'm having a hard time finding an answer. How can I determine the directories where fontspec is looking for OTF files? I want to edit FontAwesome.otf with ...
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TeX Live Manager Update setup on Linux

The lastest Ubuntu repository TeXLive is outdated. But it's already installed. According to its documentation it can updated via TeXLive Manager. If I run sudo /usr/bin/tlmgr --gui with ...
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Understanding font maps / Fonts in vanilla TeXLive installation on Ubuntu

I followed closely the instructions in this tutorial to install a fresh TeXLive on my Ubuntu system, including the fake package and the font cache instruction: sudo fc-cache -fsv Still, I am ...
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Problems with forward and backwards search in sublime (latextools)

Even though I've done everything as I should in the sublime settings, I cant get forward or backward search to function. I am using sublime2 on ubuntu, where I have both python2.7 and python3 is ...
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xetex fontspec error ubuntu

I'm using a custom style (not made by me) for a report and when I compile it using PdfLatex it works fine. However, when I want to use the house style fonts I have to compile it with XeLatex and I get ...
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Texworks interprets double quotes as two single ones, more specifically \"{} as \'{'}

I have an funny, yet annoying, issue that I only recently discovered as I started writing in Dutch. (As such I can not trace when the issue started) My Texworks (ubuntu Gnome 14.04 ) interprets \"{} ...
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“Log file not found” error for new files

I use Texmaker 4.1 under Ubuntu 14.04. Recently I have to reinstall all LaTeX distributions (LaTeX itself, TeXmaker, additional packages). There are no problems to compile a file that was previously ...
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Another problem updating flavour of linux (2)

I have several books made with Tex (pdf made with XeLaTeX) and I have encountered a problem updating my software. Currently I have installed texlive-full + kile. The distribution used is Debian 7. I ...
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Problems updating flavour of linux

Translated from Spanish: Good Morning. I have several books made with Tex (pdf made with XeLaTeX) and I have encountered a problem updating my software. Currently I have installed texlive-full + ...
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tlmgr not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed (in Ubuntu 14.04) not full version of texlive (cause the full version is very large). When I'm trying to install some packages using tlmgr I'm getting a message "(running on Debian, ...
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image wrong place

Latex shows the following code in this order: Fig1 Conclusion Fig2 \begin{figure}[h!] \centering \includegraphics[width=140mm]{fig1.png} \caption{fig 1} \label{fig:f1} \end{figure} ...
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Install new package `svg.sty' ubuntu [duplicate]

I use texstudio in Ubuntu and I would like to use svg package: \usepackage{svg} File `svg.sty' not found. ^^M The only thing I found is a closed thread. My attempt for installation of this ...
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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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Pressing ALT key in LyX causes command Bar

I'm working in LyX (in Ubuntu 14.10) and I'm trying to use simple math macros using the Alt + M + XX combination, where XX could be anything, such as F for a fraction or ( for parentheses. However, ...
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How should I install the fullpage package under Ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu Software Center. I found the package, click Install and it says that the package is installed. BUT when I tried to compile my .tex file it says LaTeX Error: File `fullpage.sty' ...
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Mathtools.sty not found error in TeXstudio

I am using TeXstudio in Ubuntu 12.04. I have downloaded the mathtools.zip package from CTAN website. I have been through a few posts on how to install it, but couldn't understand them specifically. ...
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Using minted package on Ubuntu: .w18 file not found error

I am trying to run the following code through XeLaTeX, using the -shell-escape option: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{minted} \begin{document} \end{document} The file is named guess.tex and ...
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Getting out of ‘user mode’ on Ubuntu to update vanilla TeX Live as root

On an Ubuntu 14.10 system, I have installed ‘vanilla’ TeX Live 2014 from the TeX Collection DVD. Though I am the sole user of the system, I had initialized a user tree after installing the ...
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Ctrl+F Search in PDF - copied text is symbols [duplicate]

It's a bit hard to make a proper head line, but in essence here is the problem. When I use Ctrl+F to try and search for a word or phrase in my document, instead of words and letters, all of my text is ...
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caption3.sty file in texlive2014 appears to have a Runaway argument [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 for the sole purpose of typesetting my thesis with Texmaker or any of it kind. However my document won't run because of an apparent error in at least the caption3.sty file in ...
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How to set up the inverse search for LaTeXTools in Sublime Text 3 on Ubuntu?

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04. TexLive (including latexmk) was installed successfully. The pdf reader is evince by default. Compiling tex files inside ST3 works perfectly. The forward search also works. But ...
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texstudio in ubuntu: gensymb.sty not found

I recently switched to Linux with Ubuntu and installed Texstudio. When I try to compile, it says that the gensymb and tikz-cd packages are not found, but I already had them installed. I have them ...
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Environment IEEEkeywords undefined + ubuntu

I've downloaded the IEEE templates but it didn't work in ubuntu 14.04. I get this ! LaTeX Error: Environment IEEEkeywords undefined. I have texmaker and when I use \begin{keywords} rather than ...
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File not found in TexMaker in Ubuntu

I have a thesis paper, writing in Texmaker in Ubuntu. It was working fine and i have finished my work with .bib file for the references. But, suddenly it gives a 'file not found' error when i try to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit LTS TexLive 2014 Installation Problems

I installed TexLive 2014 from the iso image I downloaded from TexLive images.The installation went on perfectly smooth and I also had the installer create symlinks inside /usr/bin. However, when I ...
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Package fontenc Error: Encoding file `eu2enc.def' not found

I got this error while running my tex file in XeLaTeX. For recovering this i install fonts by running following code : sudo apt-get install texlive-full sudo apt-get install ...
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Quattrocento in Ubuntu 14.04 (TeXLive 2014)

Although I went over here: Texlive 2014 on Ubuntu 14.04: Font WebOMintsGD not found and here: Installing missing fonts in Texlive on Ubuntu I'm unable to use quattrocento in my Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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dpkg error when installing TeX Live in Ubuntu

My Acer Chromebook C720 is running Ubuntu 14.04. (I installed Ubuntu/ChrUbuntu using the script found at link.) I wanted to install "vanilla" TeX Live rather than the version in the Ubuntu software ...
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Installing LYX&TexLive on Linux Mint 17 with Hebrew support

I'm trying to run install-tl-ubuntu script with "--hebrew" option, then install the LYX package from the repos. When I run install-tl-ubuntu I get the following error (see the original on ...
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LaTeX syntax highlighting in vim

I recompiled vim (with lua support) (on an ubuntu machine) and now the syntax highlighting for LaTeX is disabled/broken. The latexsuite (e.g. \ll or \ls) seems to be working fine otherwise. How can ...
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File `enum.sty' not found

I am new to latex and was wondering how the error shown below can be fixed in Ubuntu: File `enum.sty' not found.
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ubuntu 14.04 Texlive 2014 getnonfreefonts-sys ! ERROR: The install directory '/usr/local/texlive/texmf-local' is not writable

I upgraded to Texlive 2014 on Unbutu 14.04 and trying to install non-freetonts with getnonfreefonts-sys. This command throws the following error: ERROR: The install directory ...
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Texlive 2014 on Ubuntu 14.04: Font WebOMintsGD not found [duplicate]

I upgraded to Texlive 2014 on Unbutu 14.04 and after this I'm getting this error (for some files): !pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file WebOMintsGD): Font WebOMintsGD not found I would highly ...
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How to use hebrew in latex - font or installation errors

I am trying to get latex working with hebrew and english using ubuntu 14.04 and TeX Live 2013/Debian. The following fails to run due to: ! I can't find file `jerus10'. The input file is: ...
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Quick Build stopped working

I was playing around with some figure positioning using wrapfig, when all of a sudden the Quick build button in TexMaker stopped working. My computer started working very intensely according to the ...
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In Ubuntu 14.04 — Package pgfkeys Error:

I borrowed the following code from here (answer by @Gonzalo). I switched from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 14.04. Given code was working fine on Windows 7 but now on Ubuntu 14.04, I'm getting the following ...
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Installing missing fonts in Texlive on Ubuntu

I switched from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 14.04. The following code was producing this output. \documentclass[oneside,english,a4paper, 12pt]{book} \usepackage{a4wide, fullpage, color, fancyhdr, lastpage, ...
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Kile doesn't provide preview but only a quick build

i installed kile since I understood it produces in the bottom of the screen preview of the TeX document I'm writing. when I installed it on my ubuntu 14.10, I got only option for a quick build (in ...
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Kile project setup bug

I tried to make a project setup in Kile, making the XeLaTeX command output directory ../output as an experiment. It 1) didn't work and 2) can't be changed back. Now whenever I try to run the command, ...
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Possible problem with TexLive in Ubuntu

I was compiling documents in Ubuntu using the Terminal with TexLive-full without any issue until now. Today I performed a format in my PC and after the compiling procedure I get the following which is ...
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sudo does not find tlmgr

I have just installed texlive 2014 on a machine running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS at work. When I enter tlmgr update --self to the terminal for example, it returns the following: tlmgr: package repository ...
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Font-not-found Helvetica Neue Light

I'm using xelatex in ubuntu 14.04 enviroment. When I compile my file I get the following error: !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! ! fontspec error: "font-not-found" ! ! The font ...
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How to install listings.sty in tex-live DVD version. Ubuntu/Fedora

I run tex-live (pdfLatex) at home on Ubuntu and on Fedora in college. And this error comes up every time and forces me to go to the WriteLatex website. I know the Windows solution of running MPM. But ...
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Install animate.tds in ubuntu 14.04

I downloaded animate.tds.zip from the Internet and unzipped the folder. How do I install it, as it is necessary for compilation of a .tex file using animate package? Can anyone please help me in this ...
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What are the benefits of vanilla texlive over texlive provided by Ubuntu repository?

This question presumes that vanilla texlive is superior and thus deserves to be installed despite the troubles over Ubuntu apt-get. What exactly are these benefits? I'm considering going back to ...
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Using LaTeX on Ubuntu with MiKTeX directory installed in Windows

I have been using a MiKTeX distribution installed on Windows 7, compiling my documents on an Ubuntu 12 partition. I somehow managed to change the directory where pdfLaTeX has to look for packages ...
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Jaxodraw preview does not work, but .tex export does

I am running Jaxodraw 2.1-0 on Xubuntu 14.04, and my preview button doesn't work. I get the "axodraw4j.sty not found" error message, although that file is in the jaxodraw directory. Further, if I ...
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Beamer themes cannot be found / Ubuntu / I've tried every folder one can imagine

I would like to use the theme for beamer called amsterdam (\usetheme{amsterdam}). I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Tex Live 2014. I've tried to place that beamerthemeAmsterdam.sty to everywhere, but it ...