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comment ubuntu 14.04 Texlive 2014 getnonfreefonts-sys ! ERROR: The install directory '/usr/local/texlive/texmf-local' is not writable
No. It is a directory for generated files in your home directory. If it doesn't exist, don't worry about it. But if you have problems even when things are correctly installed, you may have stale files there and deleting the directory will force regeneration.
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answered TikZ: How to distinguish multiple vertices with the same id?
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comment Why did my output change after changing machines?
You have the .sty file but not the fonts. Look in the output on the console or the log file and you will find a series of warnings about font substitution. You do not need to run mktexlsr for files installed into your personal TEXMF tree. But, in any case, you should either install texlive packages for your distro (there will be several - which contains the fonts you want depends on the packaging details). Or you should install TeX Live from upstream (recommended).
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comment ubuntu 14.04 Texlive 2014 getnonfreefonts-sys ! ERROR: The install directory '/usr/local/texlive/texmf-local' is not writable
sudo getnonfreefonts-sys -a? and delete ~/.texlive2014?
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answered Replace vertex in TikZ
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comment Replace vertex in TikZ
Also, you are missing a / before \fr.
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comment Replace vertex in TikZ
<2-> means on the second and all later slides. <2> means on the second slide.
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comment How to produce bibliography hyperlinking journal title with url?
It is misleading to use the journal title to link to the particular article. I would expect that link to take me to the journal's homepage. It would be more appropriate to link the DOI, as @pluton suggests. BibLaTeX has sophisticated facilities for this kind of case, including hyperlinked eprints which you can configure globally by type (so you just specify the identifier and the type in your .bib file). Definitely space and effort efficient!
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reviewed Leave Open @incollection doesn't show braces like other bibtex entries
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comment @incollection doesn't show braces like other bibtex entries
To those voting to close: please give the user some time to improve the question. This is a new user (not to SE but to this site) and anybody should be entitled to a little time to learn the ropes. This a first question and is only 2 hours old - voting to close is inappropriate, in my opinion, in these circumstances.
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comment @incollection doesn't show braces like other bibtex entries
Welcome to TeX.SX! You can have a look at our starter guide to familiarize yourself further with our format. Please read the link @Werner provided. I'm afraid that if you can't provide an MWE, this question will end up being closed as 'unclear what you're asking'. Since the problem you are describing is not standard behaviour for any of the styles I've seen (BibTeX or BibLaTeX/Biber), it is simply impossible to guess what the problem is without an example.
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answered URL style LaTeX change?
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comment BibLaTeX won't work with MikTeX 2.9 on default settings and won't generate .bbl file
@Bernard Just to clarify: Your comment applies, I take it, to Windows. There are certainly 64 bit versions of Biber for other systems! [For example, file which biber`` gives me /usr/local/texlive/bin/biber: ELF 64-bit LSB executable, x86-64, version 1 (SYSV), dynamically linked (uses shared libs), for GNU/Linux 2.6.15, stripped] ;).
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comment envlab not creating a correctly sized businessenvelope (8.5 x 11)
Welcome to TeX.SX! You can have a look at our starter guide to familiarize yourself further with our format. It is great that you've provided code but it would be even better if you would make it compilable!
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comment Undefined control sequence when using callout shapes
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about an error caused by using outdated software. (See comments.)
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comment Undefined control sequence when using callout shapes
@UlrikeFischer Can you use tlmgr to update if you are using distro packages? (Is there some trick whereby it will install updates into TEXMFHOME or something?)
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comment Can I reduce the timeout for compilation?
@DavidCarlisle Is there any way of restricting it, though? I have to agree that it is rather inconvenient as it is. The problem is not restricted to TiKZ but TiKZ is far and away the most common culprit. Rather than realising something is wrong, it hangs compilation and takes more and more of the system resources. (I assume at some point the system would stop it.) I can kill it easily enough but leaving it unattended is not at all wise, which is annoying for complex graphics with long compilation times.
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comment BibLaTeX won't work with MikTeX 2.9 on default settings and won't generate .bbl file
Welcome to TeX.SX! You can have a look at our starter guide to familiarize yourself further with our format. Did you run biber? You must run biber to produce the .bbl file (just as you must run bibtex if using that backend). That is, you want something like pdflatex filename.tex -> biber filename -> pdflatex filename.tex -> pdflatex filename.tex.
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answered Horizontal decision tree in TikZ
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comment Horizontal decision tree in TikZ
Please provide the code you've tried so people don't have to create your example from scratch!