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The case of editors/IDEs is a little different as there are a large number of genuine competitors. In the case of TeX distributions, on the other hand, the choices are much more limited: TeX Live GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, the BSDs... If it isn't available out-of-the-box for your OS, you can download the sources and probably get it working. But for ...


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everyshi belongs to the ms bundle, which consists of several packages by Martin Schröder. If TeX Live or MiKTeX is used, you don't need to install everyshi as single package, such as by compiling everyshi.ins or everyshi.dtx. Instead, use the package manager (tlmgr or mpm, respectively) to install the ms package provided by both distributions.


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If you have installed MikTeX 2.9 (on Windows) is very easy. You can go to Home->Programs->MiKTeX 2.9->Maintenance (Admin)->Package Manager (Admin) or without (Admin) if you want to install the new packages in a local directory. There you can choose any package and to install it by clicking in + button. In case of the mathtools package you can ...


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In this answer I assume a standard TeX Live is used, not one packaged by Debian, Fedora or similar distributions. Extra material should be installed either in TEXMFLOCAL or TEXMFHOME. The first location is /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local while TEXMFHOME refers to ~/texmf (~/Library/texmf with MacTeX). Fonts should always be installed in TEXMFLOCAL for ...


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I got it working as folows: Uninstalled MikTeX 2.9 Reinstalled MikTeX 2.9, for my user account only. I did it for my user account only because a post on a forum I found while digging around suggested this. It is possible that this still would have worked if I had installed MikTeX 2.9 for all users. When I ran it, I received an "access is denied" error. I ...


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Note that upstream recommend not installing as root. Installing as root introduces a level of risk and has no benefits whatsoever. Note that I trust the people who are in charge of TeX Live. However, I have been given reason to believe that they are fallible and fallible beings screw up however competent and however well-intentioned they are. Moreover, ...



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