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Portable texlive 2019 not working: fmtutil error

I got portable texlive 2019 installed in Win10 and added the bin\win32 to system $PATH variable. Cmd command tex --version gives TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2019/W32TeX) kpathsea version 6.3.1 Copyright ...
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What are formats in LaTeX and how to manage them?

For very long time I am trying to understand why we need fmtutil and also why these files are called formats? Where are they coming from (besides language packages)? For example I have checked my ...
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No PDF output file and no error message [closed]

I am very new to LaTeX, please accept my apologies! A couple of months after finishing my dissertation with LaTeX, I want to run PDFLaTeX (Texmaker) again. However, no PDF output file is being ...
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Tex Live 2015 on Windows 10: errors during update in Tex Live Manager

In a brand new installation of Tex Live, the first time I tried to update installed packages (a few weeks after installation), I got many errors similar to the following: fmtutil-sys --no-error-if-no-...
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How to get “xelatex.ini” in order to make a xelatex format?

I've retrieved xetex from TUG's 2013 TeX Collection disk for experimental use in private space, and I want to use xelatex. In trying to run xelatex on a tex file, some part of it begins to generate a ...
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Fatal format file error; stymied. fmtutil: infinite recursion

I'm using texlive / ConTeXt / Xetex, but I don't know which of those might be relevant to the problem. The summary is that when I run TeX, I get a "Fatal format file error; I'm stymied" message. ...
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How do I enable package encxvlna? [closed]

Encxvlna is a package that inserts non-breaking space into Czech documents. However, it does not seem to work with texlive-2009-11 (the version in Ubuntu Natty). There is a manual describing its usage ...
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pdflatex-fmt-doesnt-match-pdftex-pool

Using Kile 2.1 beta 4, TeXlive2010 on Ubuntu 10.04 the call of pdflatex from kile fails with the error "pdflatex-fmt-doesnt-match-pdftex-pool" as it has been reported here. However, I can compile ...