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AuCTeX doens't compile inline equations

I installed on my Ubuntu emacs and AuCTeX (by sudo apt-get install emacs; apt-get install auctex) and when I want to get the preview I get it only for display-style. Here is a screen shot of MWE, Is ...
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epstopdf not working even with pdflatex -shell-escape command

following on from suggestions in this thread: epspdfconversion isn't working I have tried to convert an eps image to pdf using the suggestions below: In the configuring for pdflatex: pdflatex ...
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Download and installation of LaTex for Linux Ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu and I want to download and install LaTeX, what should I choose and where can I find it? Thanks.
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mhchem wants expl3

I am on Ubuntu using TexLive and I cannot compile this .tex file: \documentclass[ letter, 12pt %% set default font size to 12 point ]{scrartcl} %% article, see KOMA documentation ...
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How to update a package?

I am loading in my file .tex \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepgfplotslibrary{fillbetween} but I get this error: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.5-1.40.14 (TeX Live 2013/Debian) restricted \write18 ...
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Following .Rnw works fine in RStudio but throws error in LyX

This .Rnw compiles fine in RStudio Version 0.99.862 \documentclass{book} \usepackage{Rd} % Rstudio will be able to find this .sty file \begin{document} <<label=Test, echo=FALSE, ...
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No color profile found for RGB screen colors

I am using Texmaker and when building tex file I get the following error: No color profile found for RGB screen colors The files is compiled correctly, it seems that the Texmaker has issue with ...
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How to install texlive on ubuntu and how can I locate texlive after installation? [duplicate]

Months ago, I successfully installed TeXLive on ubuntu 12.04. Weeks ago, I updated my system from 12.04 to 14.04 but my TeXLive stopped work. So, I tried to uninstall my TeXLive and install it again. ...
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Linux Libertine does not show Cyrillic small caps (XeLaTeX)

I'm trying to output any non-latin (in this particular case Cyrillic) small caps with XeLaTex using the following source code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[ ...
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Latex in Ubuntu - alternative to Adobe Acrobat [closed]

I am using Ubuntu and write in latex. I have to create a pdf-file with a password protection. The resulting file must be compatible to adobe acrobat/windows. That means that the person I give the file ...
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How to install cyrtimes.sty for Texmaker with installed texlive-full at Linux Mint (Ubuntu)

I had some troubles with TeX packages installation for my minimal configuration, so I decided to install texlive-full. After that I can't build my document anymore because of missed very basic package ...
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Lyx does not compile to PDF [closed]

when i try to export to pdf i get the following error: LaTeX Error: File `luaotfload.sty' not found. so it seems i'm missing some Latex files. i tried the following solutions: ...
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Undefined control sequence \gll in covington.sty After Ubuntu Upgrade

After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.10, I'm now getting the following error when compiling my document with pdflatex: ! Undefined control sequence. \@selfnt ...malsize \@normalsize \else \@currsize ...
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TexStudio QT4-Ubuntu, why there vertical line dividing my editor into two halves?

I am currently using TeXstudio 2.10.4 Qt4 under Ubuntu 15.10. My problem is there is a vertical line divides my editor into two halves as in the screen-shot below, any idea how to remove it? Thanks, ...
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how to update texlive ubuntu14.04 to 2015 [duplicate]

I have texlive 2013 in ubuntu 14.04 I want promoted to texlive 2015 ?
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Use Ubuntu System fonts

I found several answers regarding windows, but nothing on Linux. I'm using Ubuntu and for right now, I simply want to use the fonts already installed on my computer for my PDF getting generated from a ...
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write TeX log files in Ubuntu with certain permissions [closed]

Is it possible to give the files. including log files, written during pdfLaTeX compilation certain permissions in Ubuntu (e.g. -rwxrwxr-x) in advance?
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Can we give file address path instead of file name in latex for .bib file in ubuntu

Can I make one .bib file and keep it in one location and add the file path to this location in all my papers for references. \bibliography{/home/dell/Desktop/authors} Is it allowed instead of ...
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rubber not compiling

I have a make file which uses rubber to compile LaTeX files. I recently upgraded Ubuntu to 15.10, and after upgrading, I receive the following error when trying to run rubber on a document. My ...
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User defined Quick Build command (sage) does not work in Texmaker

I use LaTex a lot in Ubuntu 14.04. Recently I came to know about the sagetex package and installed sage-6.8-x86_64-Linux . Suppose the tex file is example.tex , then one has to run the following ...
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Installing latex standalone in ubuntu for humans

Ubuntu is the most popular Linux flavour around, Latex is the gold standard for scientific writing and printing a standalone figure, table, whatever should be a nobrainer. And yet, installing the ...
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Working on same project from different machines

Is it possible to work on a project from different machines? I usually work on my thesis at home, but I'm considering to go to a library to work from there with their computers. At home I use ...
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Spiritus asper works on Debian, not on Ubuntu

I'm trying to typeset the following: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[LGR]{fontenc} \newcommand{\textgreek}[1]{\begingroup\fontencoding{LGR}\selectfont#1\endgroup} \begin{document} ...
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tlmgr and apt-get

I use LaTeX on a computer running Ubuntu Linux 14. To install the extension 'standalone', I can do apt-get I could determine that 'standalone' extension is included in the 'texlive-latex-extra' ...
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Configuring texlive-binaries

I got some problem with texlive which made me purge it. The point is it seems impossible for me to have it back ! Trying to install texlive-full package on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with aptitude, the ...
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Texliveonfly is not relocatable so it isn't being installed by tlmgr

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to be able to use texliveonfly with Texmaker. However when I use sudo tlmgr install texliveonflyI get an error saying it's not relocatable and hence I cannot install ...
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Need help installing the ulsy package in ubuntu 14.04LTS [duplicate]

I'm trying to install ulsy in order to use its blitz symbols for proofs by contradiction. I downloaded the metafont source from CTAN: https://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/ulsy?lang=en I then ...
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What is the difference between compiling options in texmaker and wich one to choose [duplicate]

i began learning lateX 3 days ago to make my training report ... i'm using texmaker in UBUNTU 14.04 I was compiling my files using quick build option in compilation menu and i was wondering what do ...
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Splitting pdf file pages from middle of each page into two pages [closed]

I wonder how to split a pdf file pages from middle of each page into two pages (See here for reference). In past I was using pdfscissor in Windows 7 and Gscan2pdf and ScanTailor in Ubuntu 14.04. Now ...
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MinionPro % character not being properly rendered [closed]

After installing MinionPro following instructions from https://toihoctap.wordpress.com/2013/02/20/install-minionpro-font-for-texlive-2012-in-ubuntu-12-04-lts/ % signs aren't being properly rendered, ...
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GUI version of the TeX Live manager for TL2015 does not work

I updated to Tex Live 2015 on Ubuntu 14.04 and trying to use tlmgr --gui to update packages but it not working. Installed the perl-tk through sudo apt-get install perl-tk and then used tlmgr ...
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Tex Live 2015 Fundamental package texlive.infra not present

I updated to Tex Live 2015 on Ubuntu 14.04. When I try to update the packages using the following command tlmgr update --self --all I get the following error: tlmgr: package repository ...
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Problem in PS2PDF file size

I am using gnuplot to plot an input file. I pass this file to gnuplot from a bash script and the output is .ps. Then I convert it to pdf in my bash script, but the pdf cuts the rest of the plot off. I ...
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Installing WebOMintsGD font in Tex Live 2015 on Ubuntu 14.04

I wonder how to correctly install the WebOMintsGD font in Tex Live 2015 on Ubuntu 14.04. I tried the following code but without any success: wget ...
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Upgrading Tex Live from 2013 to 2015 on Ubuntu 14.04

I upgraded Tex Live from 2013 to 2015 on Ubuntu 14.04 using the guidelines given in this nice answer. But have some problems. After upgrading when I check the version of Tex Live using tex --version ...
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How to select and copy log and messages in Kile in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [closed]

I am a beginner with Kile and I wonder how should I do to select the log message through the mouse cursor from the box "Log and Messages" Only appears a hand on the mouse pointer. Why can not ...
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How to install pifont on ubuntu

My main aim is write the x mark as written in this example: X mark to match checkmark The way to do this is to install the pifont package. I downloaded the package and read the README.txt file. I ...
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Trouble with declaration of mathx necessary for \widecheck

The following code in preamble gives me trouble on my desktop, but not on my laptop (I'm using on both of them Ubuntu 14.04). If I remove it, I find myself unable to use \widecheck throghout the ...
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! LaTeX Error: File `filename.cls' not found

While building a fresh new document using Texmaker installed on Ubuntu OS, following error occured. ! LaTeX Error: File `p1.cls' not found. Type X to quit or <RETURN> to proceed, or enter new ...
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How to embed a video in beamer and reproduce it by using Okular?

A step by step tutorial will be appreciated!
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Stuck with NimbusSanL instead of Arial/Helvetica

For an article I need to use Times for the text body and Arial or Helvetica for section headings. I use Latex on Ubuntu. I've looked for ways of getting Arial/Helvetica to work, but I keep getting ...
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Draw the Ubuntu Logo with Tikz

Starting with Tikz, I'm trying to draw the ubuntu Logo. However, I'm stuck at the begining, since I don't know how to draw the three gap on the logo. My idea is to draw 3 rectangles and fill them in ...
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Lyx only properly works as root in ubuntu

I recently updated my ubuntu to 15.04, since then if i open lyx not as root i cannot save files or change documents settings. Only when i run it with root privileges i can change documents settings ...
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How to revert corroupted or unredable Latex file back to original form

While compiling my Latex file (.tex) on Ubuntu power shutdown and now file looks like unreadable text. How to revert it back to original form. While opening the file i am getting this error After ...
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\Fn ! Undefined control sequence

Under Ubuntu 15.04, I want to use algorithm2e to write pseudo code, when I copied an example from the documentation, TeXStudio displays error indicating that the command \Fn is undefined. I thought ...
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Getting TikZ to work on Elementary OS (Ubuntu)

I'm running Elementary OS (which is a fork of Ubuntu 12.04), and am having troubles getting a LaTeX installation to work. Code that worked on my old installation on Windows, doesn't appear to work ...
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Install MiKTeX on Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 15.04. Where can I get the Miktex for this platform ?. I could not find in any Ubuntu software sources.
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Ubuntu14: TexLive2014: How to install extra packages?

I'm using Ubuntu 14 LTS. I (fully) installed TexLive2013 then I (fully) uninstalled it in order to install TexLive2014 which I did it from an .iso file succesfully. Now I want to install an extra ...
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How to use foreign language in pdflatex?

I use pdflatex for my thesis which is written mostly in English. For that purpose I use \usepackage[english]{babel} in the preamble. However, I must provide also Czech version of the abstract. Even ...
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Install packages for self installed texlive?

I followed this post http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/95373/861 to install texlive on Ubuntu 14.04. The install took one hour and half. It seemed to install many things. Does this install the full ...