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The reason is that for each package there is first a try via ftp and LWP that fails, see: TLDownload::get_file: response error: 400 FTP return code 000 (for ftp://tug.org/historic/systems/texlive/2015/tlnet-final/archive/ms.source.tar.xz) TLUtils::download_file: persistent connection ok, but download failed: ftp://tug.org/historic/systems/texlive/2015/tlnet-...


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For the record, if you're using the TeXLive Utility GUI, you can also solve this issue by selecting the Configure > Configure Documentation..., checking the box labeled "Install documentation when updating", and confirming by clicking the Install now button. (I just ran into this issue after installing BasicTeX and the TeXLive Utility GUI on my Mac, by ...


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A basic installation of MiKTeX means that only a part of the complete MiKTeX Distribution is installed. If you need more there is an automatic way, that MiKTeX installs needed missing packages by its own (You have to activate this while installation). Of course you need then a running internet connection to get the missing packages loaded. That is the ...


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The texlive-dummy packages on CTAN seem, unfortunately, not to include the source code. Thus, while they claim to be released under the LPPL, they are in practice difficult or impossible to modify. Since they are distribution specific and none is provided for Fedora as such, it isn't clear how well they might work in this case. To be honest, I had no idea ...


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I had the same problem, too. My system is Microsoft Windows 7, 64bits. I have tried to 1) download MikTeX from another repository, 2) reinstall it several times, 3) install 32bits version, 4) close all programs before installing in order to gain some memory etc, but the this problem persisted. Finally, I solved it as follows: 1) I installed the basic ...


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There is a bug in current tlmgr (or at least two would be better) that returns an error during the action tlmgr path add. Thanks for the report, I will fix it (in due time). I have checked the source but didn't find any obvious bug, but I will eventually fix it as I see the same behaviour. Why on your side xindy.mem wasn't linked is strange, because in my ...


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As daleif suggested, the package is on CTAN. It's called "texlive-dummy" (at least for RedHat-based distributions), and works like a charm.



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