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My favorite IDE is texmaker. I used Kile in the past, the KDE Latex Editor, another nice one. You can install it with apt-get install kile


I think the best way to achieve this is the following: Add a line TEXMFDISTRO = /usr/share/texmf to /usr/local/texlive/2015/texmf.cnf, creating it if it is not present. Copy the definition of TEXMF and TEXMFDBS from /usr/local/texlive/2015/texmf-dist/web2c/texmf.cnf to /usr/local/texlive/2015/texmf.cnf Add TEXMFDISTRO between TEXMFLOCAL and !!$TEXMFDIST in ...


PDF files are binary files. They must not copied as text files with automatic line end conversion. Basically a PDF file is a list of objects (indirect objects with object number), whose position in the file is recorded in the cross ref table for fast lookup. When line endings are changed from Unix (1 byte = line feed) to to Windows/DOS (2 bytes = carriage ...


It's that you don't have the permission to use the folder /usr/local as non-root user. So you should use tlmgr as root. For more information on permission on linux system, you can look at linux.com


Yes, it's surely possible. The TeX Live distribution features the dvipng program. Here's a sample. LaTeX file test.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{kantlipsum} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{document} \kant[1] \end{document} Convert to DVI test.dvi latex test Convert to PNG test1.png dvipng -T tight test Output Consult the manual for more ...

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