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override system search path

I've installed texlive-2012 on my local user account (under linux), the system has the older version (texlive-2007) in which some packages are missing and I don't have root permission to install those ...
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LaTeX fails to find my .sty file

! LaTeX Error: File `mypackage.sty' not found. Type X to quit or <RETURN> to proceed, or enter new name. (Default extension: sty) I am getting the above error message in Ubuntu 10.10. I used ...
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slashbox.sty not found after download from CTAN [duplicate]

I am using Mac OSX and when compiling using TeXShop I get the error ! LaTeX Error: File 'slashbox.sty' not found. I have downloaded slashbox.zip from CTAN and placed it in my ~/Applications/Tex ...
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How to use a ~ in the path to my .bib file

It seems from the comments in this answer (Can I have a path argument that contains spaces?) that there is not a clear consensus on the use of ~ in the bibliography path. For me this would be very ...
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How to install tkz-2d in TeXLive 2010?

How to install tkz-2d in TeXLive 2010? My directory is /usr/local/texlive/2010 but i do not know which folder to place and even how to active.
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Finding and configuring my texmf tree

I'm trying to install a new style file that doesn't come by default with LaTeX. I'm on a Linux Mint computer, and installed LaTeX with a simple sudo apt install texlive or something like that, if ...
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Can't use biblatex-chicago with clean TeX Live 2014 install; textcitedelim undefined

After a clean install of Cygwin 64-bit with TeX Live 2014 (all packages), I can no longer use biblatex-chicago cleanly. MWE: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{biblatex-chicago} \addbibresource{...
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How do I query pdflatex for its package search path as well as modify it?

I am trying to install a local package draftwatermark to override an out-of-date version of the package, by applying the answer in How to have local package override default package . I have placed ...
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Why when using the template I get errors?

I would like to use the template for Springer journal. I have already written my article in another latex file. 1) Why I get errors when I use the template as-is (after changing its name saving it as ...
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texmf install script doesn't work

I wanted to use the script mentioned here to install a local texmf structure on a Mac. When I click on the script, I get the message "Local texmf folder already exists," but when I click on "Take me ...
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Where to put tikzlibraryarrows.new.code.tex? [duplicate]

I've downloaded the tikzlibraryarrows.new.code.tex library from source forge and can use it in the following way: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} % for resizing arrow head \usetikzlibrary{...
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LaTeX for Mac (lion) 2011 - how to add cls file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add a .sty file to my TeXShop installation? I'm trying to get into LaTeX and have to use a publisher provided cls file (and some tex and bst files) and try to use ...
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R to LaTeX with knitr and pandoc (error in a guide)

I want to follow the guide http://kieranhealy.org/blog/archives/2014/01/23/plain-text/ since my document http://rpubs.com/lindberg/110268 need to be pushed to latex for a better read. The tex says "...
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Mac 10.9.4 & MacTeX (Installation of .sty file) [duplicate]

I hope you can help. I was a fairly regular user of LaTeX, only for Open University assignments (even attended a TUG course in London!!) but have had about 18 months off and returned with a new ...
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How to specify the path for a package? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to have local package override default package In the (linux) server in which the basic LaTeX suite (TexLive 2009) was installed, I can run LaTeX with some basic packages. ...

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