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I'm using MiKTeX on Linux Mint 18.3. Recently, every time I update the MiKTeX package some error occurs. It happened 2 times already, and every time I had to reinstall it again.

Today it happened for the third time, and it's getting annoying, so I'd like to know whether I'm doing something wrong or it's simply a bug.

So, after the recent update, every time I try to compile a document the following error message is displayed:

Sorry, but /home/pericles/bin/pdflatex did not succeed. The log file hopefully contains the information to get MiKTeX going again: /home/pericles/.miktex/texmfs/data/miktex/log/pdflatex.log

Process exited with error(s)

Here's the log file: https://drive.google.com/open?id=15QnyG9zXfczxhQA9cHCAWrAiluD72SKN

I tried to update the MiKTeX console, but when I do, it says that a MiKTeX configuration file could not be loaded. Here's the info:

GENERAL MIKTEX INFORMATION
Date: 2019-02-11 10:00:58
MiKTeX: 2.9.6980
OS: Linux 4.15.0-45-generic #48~16.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jan 29 18:03:48 UTC 2019 x86_64
SharedSetup: no
PathOkay: yes
LastUpdateCheck: 2019-02-07 16:11:52
LastUpdate: 2019-02-07 16:11:40
SystemAdmin: no
RootPrivileges: no
AdminMode: no
Root0: /home/pericles/.miktex/texmfs/config
Root1: /home/pericles/.miktex/texmfs/data
Root2: /home/pericles/.miktex/texmfs/install
Root3: /var/lib/miktex-texmf
Root4: /var/cache/miktex-texmf
Root5: /usr/local/share/miktex-texmf
UserInstall: /home/pericles/.miktex/texmfs/install
UserConfig: /home/pericles/.miktex/texmfs/config
UserData: /home/pericles/.miktex/texmfs/data
CommonInstall: /usr/local/share/miktex-texmf
CommonConfig: /var/lib/miktex-texmf
CommonData: /var/cache/miktex-texmf
Invokers: .../cinnamon-sessio/cinnamon-launch/cinnamon

ERROR DETAILS
Program: miktex-console
Source: Libraries/MiKTeX/Core/Cfg/Cfg.cpp:1058
Error: A MiKTeX configuration file could not be loaded.
Details: 
  error: invalid value definition
  line: 147529
  file: /home/pericles/.miktex/texmfs/install/miktex/config/package-manifests.ini

Does anyone have an idea of what's wrong?

  • Open an issue in the MiKTeX issue tracker. – Ulrike Fischer Feb 11 at 12:22

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