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Questions tagged [installing]

{installing} is for questions regarding the installation of (La)TeX or any editor or other tool related to (La)TeX.

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Installation of TeX Live Portable fails under Linux Debian

I attempeted to install the portable version of texlive (on an SSD card) on a Linux Debian installation. It started OK, with some files and directories installed, but then error messages: ...
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After installation vim-latex is not properly working [duplicate]

I downloaded vim-Latex from https://sourceforge.net/projects/vim-latex/files/, and installed vim-Latex by hand (without Vundle or similar). I followed the instructions on the page: http://vim-latex....
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TeXLive installation errors: how worried should I be?

I just installed TeXLive 2018 on Windows 10 and got these error messages at the end of the installation: running package-specific postactions Undefined subroutine &main::debug called at C:/texlive/...
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Is it possible to install MiKTeX or TeX Live on Windows using portable version as a local repository?

Assume there is a computer running Windows 7+. I have an external drive with a bunch of portable programs, among which there happen to be two directories with complete portable versions of MiKTeX and ...
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Problem with including userpackages in TexWorks on Debian

I am writing my first document in Latex on the Linux distribution Debian and i have kind of a problem. I can not use any userpackages. I already tried some stuff such as install a package of all ...
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How to install just the most recent tikzmark package?

How do I install just the most recent version of the tikzmark package? I tried to install texlive 2018, but it requires glibc 2.14, and my system (CentOS 6) only have glibc 2.12. I then installed the ...
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differing checksums problem when installing TexLive2018

I am trying to install TexLive 2018 running sudo ./install-tl but I get a problem TLUtils::check_file: removing /tmp/edGCyjp_NY/sG1bxDft5t/biber.x86_64-linux.tar.xz, checksums differ: TLUtils::...
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file mo.exe and mo_admin.exe do not exist in the miktex installation

I use MikTex 2.9 on Windows10 and I am trying to install the corporate design and fonts of my university (there is a documentclass for that). I followed the installation guide but I am stuck at one ...
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Spacing between lines + unable to install package

I need to increase the spacing between lines for my thesis. It seems like "setspace" is what I have to use (\usepackage{setspace}) but i get... The required file tex\latex\setspace\setspace.sty is ...
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MacTex typeset button disappeared

After removing old version of TeXlive and install the recent one, typeset button disappeared so that I cannot do anything. Would you help me out?
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Tex version and overfull boxes

I'm working on a paper with a collaborator and I've noticed that the number of overfull boxes is different whether I compile the document or he does. It's also not the same whether I compile it from ...
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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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Using a Latex test to check environment settings

Shell escape not enabled, is a frequent issue especially when combined with components that are not native to a tex distro path such as Gnuplot in MiKTeX. For my sins, I run dozens of editor ...
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What is the easiest way to set path of updated(new version) texlive installation?

I can remember that I might get a easy solution, but now I can't find this in this site. $ whereis pdflatex pdflatex: /usr/bin/pdflatex /usr/bin/X11/pdflatex /usr/share/man/man1/pdflatex.1.gz But, ...
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How to update local TeXLive repository created by rsync?

How can I install texlive after running rsync with a CTAN mirror? rsync -a --delete rsync://mirrors.shu.edu.cn/CTAN/systems/texlive/tlnet/ /home/alhelal/Downloads/TeXLive I make the local repository ...
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How to install package so texmaker can use it?

I am trying to install the isomath package. I am following method 3 here. The command kpsewhich -var-value TEXMFLOCAL gives me /usr/local/share/texmf I put my isomath.sty which I got from CTAN there ...
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Installing without root permissions from the source files

Working on a Linux machine, I've run across some issues which seem like they're due to the fact that I installed simply with sudo apt install texlive-full so I'm trying to re-install from the ...
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Best Latex distribution [duplicate]

What is the best Latex distribution for windows 7 according to easy to handle and easy to install. Also with full package support. If any instant of time any package is found missing then easy to add ...
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Debian Stretch — Trouble with Latex Installation

I must have messed up my latex installation and I do not know how to clean it up. Some time ago I installed the emerald fonts using the procedure detailed at Install emerald font package on ubuntu ...
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TexLive installation always failing

I'm trying to install the Texlive distribution on my w10 pro machine, but there is no way, it always fail. During the download of the packages one of them randomly fail and abort the whole ...
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TexPad without MacTex

I'm just a beginner with LaTeX. According to its website, "Texpad iOS comes with our own implementation of LaTeX compiler." It seems to me one may edit a .tex file on their Mac, and then typeset the ...
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Problem installing miktex tools bundle

I am trying to do page layout with miktex 2.9 (auctex front end) and am having trouble installing the tools package (in order to use the multicol environment). The hangup right now is that there is ...
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CTAN package does not appear in TexLive utility

I want to install this package from CTAN, but I can't find it through the TexLive Utility. Why would it not appear, and what can I do about it? (If it's relevant, I'm using MacTex.)
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Installing problem: API error 193

I've been trying to install basic miktex but at the end of install process, I am always ended up with an error detailed by the following log file: C:\ProgramData\MiKTeX\2.9\miktex\log\initexmf_admin....
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Modifying texlive installation to have documentation

During installation of texlive 2018 I disabled option Install macro/font doc tree. Is it possible to enable it after installation
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Undefined control sequence in the Siunitx sty file

I get this error each time i use siunitx. I am using siunitx version 2.7s, with miktex and texworks on PC. % !TEX TS-program = pdflatexmk %% \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,twoside]{report} \usepackage[...
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Minimal debian latex installation and errors compiling simple file

Really new to latex (2 hours, and google was not my friend). I installed latex with: # aptitude install texlive-base lmodern+M texlive-lang-portuguese+M (had to manually install texlive-lang-...
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Tex Installation error, “No pages of output”

I am a brand new user of Tex. I'm struggling to understand what I am doing wrong. I've downloaded the MacTex package which comes with TexLive. I've updated all the packages according to their ...
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Not able to run install-tl-windows file to install texlive

I am not able to run install-tl-windows file to install texlive. I also tried with install-tl-advanced file but it is also not showing any result. I am getting something like this attached image when ...
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Not possible to install packages in Ubuntu Bionic Beaver

Let's start from scratch: » rm -rf ~/texmf/ » tlmgr init-usertree (running on Debian, switching to user mode!) Cannot determine type of tlpdb from /home/zebra/texmf! What repo do I have? » tlmgr ...
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How to Install a Document Class for LyX on Windows

I want to install the Document Class that the journal "Frontiers in Physics" requires. (Note: LyX does not list such a class as 'unavailable' [and, so answers to similar questions may not pertain]. In ...
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Custom style file for TeXShop [duplicate]

I put a custom .sty file in a folder in usr/local/texlive/2018/texmf-dist/tex/latex and TeXShop still says it cannot find it. Is this not the correct place?
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Problem installing winfonts package in texlive 2018

I have problems installing winfonts package. I am using Windows 10 and texlive 2018. I have carried out the instructions given in the package page for miktex, adapted according to the page https://...
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How to install Y&Y

I was downloaded Y&Y source code from CTAN, but I don't know how to install it. can anybody help me. I am using windows 7. I have installed GCC also
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What to do when a threat is found installing TexLive? babelbib.doc.tar.xz PDF/Phishing.A.Gen trojan

I was now installing TeXLive in Ubuntu. During the installation, using command sudo ./install-tl and after some time, my ESET virus protection showed a big RED alarm, saying one of the files being ...
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Error installing latest version of TeX Live on Windows 10

I've searched around but none of the "fixes" I've found have worked (running installer .bat manually, alternate mirrors, etc). Any help or other resources would be greatly appreciated. Every time I ...
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Problems downloading packages with the MikTex console

I'm trying to download the pst-vue3d package. When Texmaker notices that the package is not there it asks me if I want to download it? After asking it to do so it compiles the document and informs me ...
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Install Standalone Package Without Internet Connection, No GUI, Windows 10

I have MikTex 2.9 installed from the basic-miktex-2.9.6520-x64.exe file. I need to install the Standalone package automatically without using the internet whatsoever as well as without any GUI ...
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Install custom document class under (Windows) MiKTeX [closed]

I'm trying to create my own document class based on memoir. But right now I can't even seem to add it to the right spot. I put it in the user install path detailed here: https://miktex.org/kb/texmf-...
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LaTeX as ZIP for Windows

Due to company/proxy issues I have not found a way to install LaTeX on my Windows computer. Is there a way to get a pdflatex version that is self-contained? Ideally, a zipped version of LaTeX to be ...
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addplot from pgfplots broken [closed]

When compiling simple examples using the \addplot command from pgfplots I'm getting simple examples. For example, the following is an adaptation of one of the examples in their documentation (From the ...
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How do I uninstall Miktex on Mac

I have installed Miktex from the Miktex site due to bad advice from other people, and I realized that Mactex might be better. I want to uninstall Miktex now, but I don't know how to do it. The ...
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How does one install a package like amstex onMiKTeX

I want to use amstex in my MiKTeX on my Mac. I cannot find any instructions on how to install any package. Are there instructions? If not, how is it done.
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How to install texlive in another system from where rsync is used to download texlive?

I have done the following in my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Now, I have installed ubuntu 18.04 LTS in another drive and I fully use 18.04 LTS. So, I want to install texlive 2018 in 18.04 LTS. Now, what is your ...
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TeXLive 2018 installation error on Windows 10 PC

I'm trying to install TeXLive 2018 on a brand new Windows 10 PC, but I keep getting the following error: I've tried disabling my Windows Defender antivirus and firewall, and running install-tl-...
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Installed package (MiKTeX) not working in TeXmaker

I've installed some packages using the MiKTeX console, namely exercise.sty and the ams packages, but I cant seem to use some of the functions in these packages. I can't use "\theoremstyle," "\begin{...
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How to transition best from fontawesome (4) to fontawesome5 in an article

I have an old article in which I use fontawesome icons from version 4.7. In Ubuntu 16.04, I had installed font-awesome (v4.5) and texlive-fonts-extra from the repositories. Then I downloaded the ...
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Error installing packages on-the-fly

I set out to install all the packages on-the-fly. When I run texstudio (or another editor) I received a dialog box MiKTeX Error Report with the following error: When I click in OK, the following ...
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How to change where texlive decompress its files during installation? No space on /tmp

I am trying to install TeX Live 2018 on new Linux Manjaro. I have about 1 TB disk, almost all free space. But Manjaro when it installed made /tmp partition very small. (2 GB only for some reason) >...
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How to tell texindy where to look for the script engine?

I decided to start using xindy. I'm using MikTex on a Windows machine so I realized I need to install Perl manually, because when running texindy (in TeXworks) it says: texindy.exe: The script engine ...