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After trying to fix a hyphenation problem in various ways, I can't compile any Tex documents anymore, even after uninstalling and reinstalling Miktex. The error message I get when I try is as follows:

dyld: Library not loaded: /usr/local/opt/jpeg/lib/libjpeg.8.dylib 
Referenced from: /usr/local/bin/xelatex Reason: image not found

Error: Command crashed: xelatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode 
"Thesis-Firstname-Lastname".tex

Sadly, I do not know what exactly broke this reference. Using Luatex as compiler doesn't help either.

I'm relatively new to Latex, so I don't quite understand the error message. I already tried reinstalling libjpeg, but nothing is changed. I use Miktex for Mac. I'd be glad about any recommendations to fix this or understand what exactly is going wrong.

  • Why don't you install texlive/mactex (tug.org/mactex)? As the download page for miktex for mac write: "Please beware that MiKTeX for Mac is still in an experimental stage.", so it is not something for someone who is new to latex. – Ulrike Fischer Aug 7 '17 at 14:21
  • you might be right. I am using a template created by a friend who works on win10 using Miktex, which is why I wanted to try running Miktex for Mac first. As I currently still can't find the reason for the problems I have (I also never was able to run the package manager), I might just try MacTex instead. – Torsten N. Aug 7 '17 at 14:30
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Switching to MacTex over MikTex solves my problems for now. I can even continue to use the same template, I thought there might be a problem with Xelatex or similar if I switch, but it runs for now. Thanks to Ulrike Fischer!

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