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The MacTeX package will always install TeX Live as root, as authorization is ordinarily required in order to write to /usr/local. Even if you change ownership or permissions, Apple's Installer is more of a glorified tar than anything. If you don't like that, you can install it using the shell script or from within TeX Live Utility. As maintainer of TeX Live ...
The first answer is completely correct. I just want to add that in case you have problems locating the correct package, use apt-cache search, as in apt-cache search arabxetex, which will return you texlive-xetex - TeX Live: XeTeX and packages, after which you can call apt-cache show texlive-xetex to see the list of included packages.
TeXworks -> Preferences -> Typesetting Click the + button for the first box and Choose the path of texbin which contain many file including pdflatex. In my case this the path: /Library/TeX/Distributions/Programs/texbin
I have installed El Capitan from Scratch and then copied the data from TimeMachine (Migration Assistant). After that I removed MacTeX 2014 and installed MacTeX 2015. Amazingly /etc/paths.d/TeX was not adjusted, such that $PATH still had /usr/texbin. I wanted to follow the procedure in Answer #2 but I was not allows to update /etc/paths.d/TeX. But I could ...
Use tlmgr to update. Put the packages in your texmf directory and do texhash to install new packages, and see How can I manually install a package on MiKTeX (Windows). LaTeX for Complete Novices also has a section on installing packages. That being said there are a lot of other reasons why you would not be getting any output from a package, other than it ...
Regarding your questions: How to know what is the TeXlive version I'm using, and how to know if it's the latest one? At a command prompt, type tlmgr --version. TeXLive is released once a year, 2015 is the current one. How to update it in case it's not updated (provided it's worth doing it, rather than remove the older version and install the up-to-date ...
As opposed to what the accepted answer says, it not "easier" to reinstall. One can make a simple edit in the registry: the install dir for packages is set on HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MiKTeX.org\MiKTeX\2.9\Core\UserInstall
I found "arabxetex" is included by "xetex" package. Therefore, we have to install xetex. If you are using debain-ubutu , you just type: sudo apt-get install texlive-xetex
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