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Download and installation of LaTex for Linux Ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu and I want to download and install LaTeX, what should I choose and where can I find it? Thanks.
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How to install current, stable version of TeX (2016/2017?) on Ubuntu 16.04? [duplicate]

Background: I was working on a LaTeX document but getting errors about 'newtxtext.sty' and 'newtxmath.sty'(similar to what's described here, although that solution didn't work) That led me down the ...
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Installation of TeXLive 2014/2015 on Linux? [duplicate]

I have TeXLive 2013 on my Linux Mint Cinnamon 17. Is there any possibility to get TeXLive 2014/2015? Because I need usepackages like "tcolorbox", which aren't in TeXLive 2013 Version. Kind regards!
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Trouble with pgfplots and ubuntu [duplicate]

Using writelatex (because I was at work where I had to use a windows machine which did not have a working Latex setup) I was able to produce some relatively nice-looking graphics using pgfplots. My ...
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How can I get TeXLive 2014 on Debian wheezy (stable)? [duplicate]

Debian wheezy's (stable) repositories only have TeX Live 2012 -- what is best practice for getting TeX Live 2014?
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Installed .sty with tlmgr but latex can't find it [duplicate]

I have installed Tex live 2013 Version 3.1415926 and I want to install the package mdframed. My first try was to enter in the terminal tlmgr install mdframed but the terminal responded to me that I ...
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How to install TexLive 2012 in an unofficial distro based on ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install “vanilla” TeXLive on Debian or Ubuntu? I'm want to install an unofficial distro based on ubuntu 12.04, for old PC's
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Multiple LaTeX installations [duplicate]

The first time I installed LaTeX was in /usr/share/texmf-texlive (~600MB). Yesterday I installed TeX Live from apt-get, I simply don't know where it has been installed (~1GB). Today I installed Tex ...
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How do I manually install the necessary packages to get TeXmaker to work? And in which directory do I put them? [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm just getting started with TeXmaker. However, I need to get the library/package (what's the difference anyway?) for it to work and I'm having trouble with finding it in the ...
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Installation of TeX Live did not solve a missing package problem [duplicate]

I'm writing this after literally half a day of trying. Ever since I installed Ubuntu (couple of weeks ago) and up until now, I've been using TeXstudio 2.6.6 for writing latex documents. I didn't have ...
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Two apalike.bst file in unix texlive distribution: One in ./local/texlive/2016.. and other in ./share/texlive/ [duplicate]

In trying to force the author name to be in capital letters in citation while keeping normal letters in the reference list. In this thread there is an answer that suggests small changes in the file ...
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Errors after TeX Live 2012 update on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I wanted to use mdframed package but I was getting the error package not found. I followed the advice here to update to Text Live 2011. However, I figured out there is Tex Live 2012 and therefore ...
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can't find tlmgr [duplicate]

I have quite some problems installing TeXlive on Kubuntu. I used the installation file provided by tug.org and followed the quick installation guide but skipped those steps Interfaces to the ...
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Installing TeXlive 2015, uninstalling TeXlive 2013 [duplicate]

I have found many different Q/A regarding installation of various versions of TeXlive and uninstalling (like this one). To be honest, I might have be a bit lazy.. Will see. To my best knowledge I am ...
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How to install “catdvi” in TeXLive? [duplicate]

I need to install catdvi, I am using the vanilla TeXLive from CTAN. I have another option to install it is from the OS (i.e. Ubuntu) repository, but it will install another copy of OS specific TeX ...
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How to install pgfplots in Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS? [duplicate]

How to install pgfplots in Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS from Terminal? I have the following: a@a-Compaq-Presario-C700-Notebook-PC:~$ pdflatex --version pdfTeX 3.1415926-1.40.10-2.2 (TeX Live 2009/Debian) ...
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How to install texlive on ubuntu and how can I locate texlive after installation? [duplicate]

Months ago, I successfully installed TeXLive on ubuntu 12.04. Weeks ago, I updated my system from 12.04 to 14.04 but my TeXLive stopped work. So, I tried to uninstall my TeXLive and install it again. ...
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Preventive measures from mono-TeXLive coming poly-TeXLive 2017 system with this Vanilla + these PATHs? [duplicate]

I installed the new TeXLive as instructed by the linked thread answer designed for older versions but should be accurate also for 2017. I have the following in my $HOME/.bashrc because instructions (+...
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Install pdflatex by installing texlive on Ubuntu from texlive site? [duplicate]

I want to install pdflatex. It is in texlive-latex-base in my Ubuntu 14.04 repository. But I don't want to install texlive-latex-base, because Ubuntu repository usually has outdated software. So I ...
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How do I update my TeX distribution?

I'm trying to compile a document that only works with an up-to-date distribution, so I'd like to know: how do I update my distribution? Please provide screenshots where appropriate. List of answers ...
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tlmgr cannot setup TLPDB

I'm trying to update my installation of texlive 2013 under Ubuntu 13.10. However, I followed the instruction on this answer, but I get an error (running on Debian, switching to user mode!) ...
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How do I install an individual package on a Linux system?

I need to install a new TeX/LaTeX/ConTeXt package on my computer. I'm running Ubuntu/Fedora/Slackware/Some-Version-Of Linux. What are the possible ways to do this? Note:   We get a number ...
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Best way to install packages for TeXLive in Ubuntu?

I want to install a package (specifically xlop). I'm using TeXLive on Ubuntu, and I don't really know my way around LaTeX. Can apt-get install or something similar be used?
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How to remove everything related to TeX Live for fresh install on Ubuntu?

How can I remove everything that is related to TeX Live from my Ubuntu 12.04? I first used the backport packages from ppa:texlive-backports/ppa and later the manual install via install-tl-unx.tar.gz. ...
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Texmaker cannot load dictionary

In texmaker, though I have configured the dictionary, i cannot still check the spelling, any idea??
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Installation of texlive-full on Ubuntu 12.04

If I install texlive-full on Ubuntu 12.04 using apt-get will I have the stable and checked version? or is there any security risk? should I avoid installing it?
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How can I manually install a LaTeX package (Debian/Ubuntu Linux)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install an individual package on a Linux system? The Debian/Ubuntu archives typically include assemblies of many LaTeX packages for convenience of downloading (e.g., ...
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How to draw a diagonally-split grid with TikZ?

To draw the diagram I have written the following code: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0,0)--(0,8)--(10,8)--(10,0)--(0,0); \...
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Latex can't find .sty files altough packages are installed — TexLive, Ubuntu 12.04

I just installed TexLive on a i386 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS machine. Now when I try to compile a TeX file I get following error message: ! LaTeX Error: File `caption.sty' not found. kpsewhich caption.sty ...
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Setting up TexMaker on Ubuntu “biblatex.sty not found.”

--UPDATE-- I've installed biblatex via the command "sudo apt-get install biblatex". However I now get a partially generated pdf like this: instead of the desired output of: --UPDATE-- I've found ...
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Determine full list of installed LaTeX packages in Ubuntu

Newbie here, just inherited a large (250+ page) doc written in LaTeX after the previous author left the company. Is there an easy way to determine all the LaTeX packages installed on my system? I'm ...
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! LaTeX Error: File `adjustbox.sty' not found on Ubuntu 10.04.2

I have install $ sudo apt-get install texlive-full on Ubuntu 10.04.2 but when I run I got this error about adjustbox. ! LaTeX Error: File `adjustbox.sty' not found Is there anyone know how to ...
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What TeX software to write technical papers with?

I am a noob when it comes to TeX, however, I do use LaTeX for typing mathematical and engineering formulas, etc. Recently I have taken it upon myself to try and write some technical papers to try ...
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TeXLive 2011 - what's new, what is no longer available - i.e. what should be known before upgrading

According to http://www.tug.org/texlive/ TeXLive 2011 is almost released, so it's a good moment to initiate some early reports about it, especially: what it brings new to the table - e.g. killer ...
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texlive installation aborted after hours of installation; restarting without duplication

I'm trying to install texlive. I proceeded in the recommended way, as per After hours since initiating the download with install-tl as per instructions in How to install “vanilla” TeXLive on Debian ...
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Adding a CTAN package to a MacPorts-maintained TeX installation

I have installed TeXlive through MacPorts and now discover that I am missing some package. For clarity let's use a trivial example and say I am missing lipsum.sty. I now have two options: Option 1 ...
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How to install new packages on Texmaker on Ubuntu?

How do I install new packages on Texmaker? I use Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.
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Installing TeXlive on Ubuntu, revisited

The Debian/Ubuntu packages for TeXlive are usually outdated, sometimes up to several years behind CTAN. Now, I understand that packaging TeX Live takes a lot of work and, if you want to follow the ...
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How to upgrade 'biblatex' properly?

I use TeXLive 2012 under Ubuntu 12.10. I would like to upgrade biblatex to the latest version (2.3). I tried the following: download and unpack .tar.gz from https://github.com/plk/biblatex/downloads ...
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Installing TeX Live 2013 on Linux

I have installed TeX Live 2013 full install on a Linux Mint installation (so it is Ubuntu, basically). Now, I cannot use beamer or most packages, because all my editors like Gummi seek the 2012 path. ...
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Where can I find LaTeX and its package installation guide in details?

After some days when my university will be closed for vacation of Eid al-Fitr I will go to my village (InshaAllah). I have decided to learn LaTeX in the vacation. But in my village there is no ...
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Non-repository management of TeXLive packages on Ubuntu

I am looking to update my version of beamer to 3.10 (which supports nonstandard slide aspect ratios), however the Ubuntu main repository only has version 3.07. I was not able to locate tlmgr. Is there ...
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Lua syntax for the listings package

I'm preparing some slides with Beamer and I've just discovered that the listings package, which otherwise does exactly what I want, is missing the syntax for the Lua language. How can I configure ...
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Hyperref Link Spans a Pagebreak, Looks Ugly

I'm using hyperref for links in pdflatex and I have the following problem: when a bibliography citation spans across a page-break (which usually occurs with long author names), then an additional ...
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TeX Live package collection organisation

This question is closely related to Determining which TeX Live collection a package belongs to, and maybe remotely to What font packages are installed in TeX live?. I am a bit confused about the ...
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Crop entire document around figure

Have you ever submitted a LaTeX paper to a journal that wants separate figures? When you want to include a figure composed of a table of images, you must build it separately. When I run latexpdf, I ...
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What are the benefits of vanilla texlive over texlive provided by Ubuntu repository?

This question presumes that vanilla texlive is superior and thus deserves to be installed despite the troubles over Ubuntu apt-get. What exactly are these benefits? I'm considering going back to ...
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TeX Live 2011 vs Ubuntu TeX Live

Is it worth the effort to manually install TeX Live 2011 on Ubuntu? Has so much changed since 2009? I am a new Ubuntu user coming from windows and have very limited knowledge of Linux environment. I ...
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Where is TeXLive after i installed it via terminal ?

What i want install LaTeX for Linux on Mint 14 OS What i did download LaTex from http://www.tug.org/texlive/acquire-netinstall.html i installed this package: install-tl.zip successfully installed ...
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TeXLive cannot be updated, older version not available and cannot install pretest version

I freshly installed Ubuntu 13.04 and proceeded to install TexLive 2012 which has been frozen for upcoming release of TeXLive 2013 and hence cannot be updated. I wanted to modify and compile a LaTeX ...

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