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Nov
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comment LaTeX Introductions in languages other than English
Should only LaTeX books be included, or are general TeX books OK?
Nov
20
comment Copy-and-paste of mathematical formulas pastes the unformatted, raw TeX
I do not have LyX installed at the moment, but I seem to remember that you can select the TeX formula, press Ctrl-M, and it will convert it into math.
Nov
16
comment Algorithm in LaTeX
Aparently, \Return has to be preceded by \State as well. As far as the line numbering, it does not happen to me. I have the lines numbered the right way.
Nov
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revised Algorithm in LaTeX
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answered Algorithm in LaTeX
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comment Different package manager: Why?
Then why don't you just use TeXLive on both Windows and Linux? That would give you the same package manager, and as a user, you can just pretend MikTeX does not exist. However, I think there is probably a reason number of people choose MikTeX when using Windows.
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answered Different package manager: Why?
Jun
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answered Class name that is also a trademark
Jun
20
comment TeX Live 2011 vs Ubuntu TeX Live
@egreg: Symlinks to binaries should ideally be made in /usr/local/bin. Since apt-get runs as root, and root typically does not have /usr/local/bin in path, there should not be any conflict. If you for some reason need to have /usr/local/bin in your path, you may want to skip making the symlinks, and add the TeXLive bin directory to your users (but not roots) path.
Jun
20
comment TeX Live 2011 vs Ubuntu TeX Live
@daleif: I believe the comment on the page refers to the fact that packages for TeXLive 2012 are now in Debian testing, so if you are using Debian testing or any distribution based on that, 2012 is your default TeXLive distribution. However, the comment is misleading, since Debian stable (which is what should be referred to as "Debian") still has TeXLive 2009.
Jun
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comment TeX Live 2011 vs Ubuntu TeX Live
It may be also worth noting that Debian testing has the prerelease 2012 packages now, so it is quite likely that the next release of Ubuntu will have TeXLive 2012.
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