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Updating TEXINPUTS from texmf.cnf file on Debian

I'm on Debian bullseye & would like to include new folders for Latex to search tex & figures files in. I'd like to set this via TEXINPUTS system-wide in texmf.cnf & not by the environment ...
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Error with: "brew install --cask basictex"

How to solve this error, when typing "brew install --cask basictex" from a Mac's terminal? Input MyName-MacBook-Pro:~ namesurname$ brew install --cask basictex Output (including the Error): ...
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installing labbook template or package with chronological + experiment indices

So I have started the research for my Masters thesis and I would like to keep an electronic lab book in LaTex. I am using texlive and tex studio for writing. I have discovered a labbook package on ...
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Installing revtex4-2 assistance (in MiKTeX)

I use MiKTeX and TeXstudio, and I'm trying to install REVTeX. As I'm not tech savvy, I'm having difficulties, and whenever I have searched online for help, all the answers are written presupposing ...
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Xelatex does not work

Is it essential to install latex via virtual drive? I cannot install by virtual drive, because after installation some packages, the following error appears every time: I install the latex by this ...
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Manually installing culmus

I am trying to understand better how to install the culmus package on a Mac OS X system with TeX Live (and not MikTeX). I downloaded the non-executable format of this fonts bundle (found here under &...
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Installing and switching to new distribution

I installed the new texlive 2022 distribution and removed the old 2021 texlive distribution with tlmgr uninstall --all (after verifying I was on the right distribution with tex version and it returned ...
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siunitx.sty not found, local package repository for offline installation of MiKTeX

I try to create a offline repository for a MiKTeX installation. I have around 30 packages inside the repo and the only one which is not working is siunitx. I added the following files for siunitx to ...
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No biber executable but tlmgr claims it's installed

I am currently setting up a hosted VM to build my own little personal cloud. The VM is running ubuntu server 20.04 on an aarch64 platform. I would like to synchronize my .tex files with it and have ...
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Texlive uninstall blocked by local packages installed with tllocalmgr. Solution?

I'd like to remove texlive installed using pacman for its vanilla version. As I installed some packages with tllocalmgr, those packages block texlive desinstallation using pacman: $ sudo texhash ...
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Does someone have an old miktex install ISO, including packages for Windows? Updating miktex caused to not compile

I don't know if someone has an outdated miktex ISO for windows, including packages, because when I updated miktex to its latest version, it caused errors in my documents, which don't compile anymore. ...
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Should TeXLive installation take 21+ hours? (Windows)

First of all, this is not really a question but rather a comment to specify / add to the following question: Should TeXLive installation take 17+ hours? (Windows) I downloaded the iso. Download went ...
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tex4ebook texlive installation failure on cygwin on windows

I am trying to give tex4ebook or make4ht a try, but I get the following messages on my console. $ tex4ebook lsdas15f /usr/bin/tex4ebook:6: module 'lapp-mk4' not found: no field package.preload[...
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How to verify install-tl-windows.exe binary

How does one verify the integrity of the install-tl-windows.exe TeXLive installation binary? Is there a PGP/GPG signature, or some listing of hashes for the various binaries? I don't like to run ...
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Re-installing corrupted TeX Live binaries

I somehow corrupted my texlive binaries and started to get cannot execute binary file errors. I want to reinstall only the binaries so I don't have to install all 7Gb of texlive again. When I run perl ...
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mpm.ini - the configuration file is not signed

There was a similar thread a year ago that led nowhere. I installed miktex as administrator (win10, x64) from the texcol2021-DVD on a computer not connected to the internet. When I try to install an ...
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How can I customize the directory of my own style files for latex on MAC-OS? [duplicate]

I couldn't find any satisfying solution to this problem I had for years so I finally decided to ask it myself. I want to create a folder outside the usual latex directories (e.g. /Users/myname/Dropbox/...
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`sudo apt install texlive-lang-cyrillic` breaks existing fonts & packages

My LaTeX install was working fine. Then someone told me to run apt install texlive-lang-cyrillic to allow me to use XCharter. Now, some packages appear missing like authblk: LaTeX Error: File 'authblk....
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LaTeX distributor and editor downloaded, not showing there is a LaTeX distributor on my system

I am new to LaTeX and am trying to use it to create lecture notes in my mathematics lectures. Specifically, my problem has become that TeXStudio is showing that there are no LaTeX distributions on my ...
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Installation failed TeX Live 2021 on Windows 10 - Decompression error

I am trying to install TeX Live 2021 on my windows 10 computer (x64). I have downloaded the install-tl.zip archive from https://tug.org/texlive/acquire-netinstall.html I unzipped it and then ran ...
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How to configure TexLive to use a full Perl distribution instead of the included minimal Perl setup?

How do you configure TexLive to use a full distribution of Perl, (like Strawberry Perl), instead of the minimal version that is included? Especially important is how to specify this if you have ...
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texlive incompatible version

I am trying to install TexLive 2019 by: Download install-tl-unx.tar.gz from http://tug.org/texlive/pkginstall.html gunzip install-tl-unx.tar.gz tar -xf install* ./install-tl --no-verify-downloads ...
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TeX Live on Lubuntu

How come there is no information on the internet on how to install the latest TeX Live version on the latest Lubuntu version? Or even earlier versions? There is only information on Ubuntu installation....
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Problem installing MacTex2021 on osx 10.13.6 (High Sierra)

I want to install MacTex2021 on an unsupported MacOS version, 10.13.6 (High Sierra), because I don't want to give up only old MacBook 2009 ... Any help is appreciated. I follow the instructions on ...
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Two errors when trying to do pdfteXify in WinEdt 9.1 (same error in TeXWorks) on new laptop

It seems many people have issues similar to mine, but none of the solutions I found & tried fixed my issues. I have a new (to me) laptop running Windows 10 Enterprise 2015 LTSB. I installed the ...
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New TEXLIVE install, pdflatex working but packages not found

I'm embarassed by this but but it all resulted from me putting my Ubuntu OS into a coma. I got a new PC with Windows 10 and Ubuntu (linux) installed as dual operating systems. I rarely use Windows but ...
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.dll Error related to MikTeX

I recently installed Basic Miktex installer and then texstudio. When I ran some already existing .tex file, it showed the error 'mathtools.sty not found'. I couldn't see any local repository option to ...
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How do I install TeX Live on GNU/Linux without installing every package?

Following the quickinstall instructions and running perl install-tl begins downloading all 4000+ CTAN packages. I've tried this on both Arch and Debian GNU/Linux. Is there a way I can get a minimal ...
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Cannot fix: ! LaTeX Error: File `pdflscape.sty' not found

I am using tinytex, Windows 10, R Studio install.packages("tinytex") tinytex::install_tinytex() and keep seeing the following error when I try to run a .Rmd file which contains \usepackage{...
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A complete standalone TeX installer, that comes along with all the TeXLive or CTAN packages in format EXE for Windows

I have checked two questions before: Offline Installation: How to install a full TeX distribution in an offline computer? TeXLive 2016 for Windows The bank, where I work as a software engineer, does ...
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Install package undertilde

I want to install the package undertilde. When I try to install using method 1 as given in the answer to the question How do I install an individual package on a Linux system? i.e. using tlmgr - I get ...
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Font problem, TEXMFHOME

I have a brand new TeXLive vanilla installation on my Debian system. Before installing it I had removed all Debian TeX packages. The texmf.cnfin the installation only contains comments, I did not ...
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How to uninstall TeXstudio on macOS?

I am still new to macOS. How do I uninstall TeXstudio? It is "only" a DMG file. Is it enough to just move it to the trash?
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TeX Live Utility on Mac OSX error: installing gpg appears to have failed

I am trying to update my current version of TeX on Mac OS X 10.15.7. I don't think I've ever updated it before but I was told that to use my university LaTex thesis template, I should install "...
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Problem uninstalling MikTeX

On a recent update in MikTeX2.9 in Windows 10, the upgrading failed and showed the following error message: miktex-texworks.exe - System Error: The code execution cannot proce2.9 ed because ...
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LyX installation error - Error opening file for writing: C:\Program Files\LyX 2.3\Python\python.exe

trying to install LyX, MikTeX and culmusmiktex and it gives me this error in a pop up window while it tries to install. also when im trying to install culmus, it says installing in progress, then ...
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Help me about TexStudio

I've just install the TexStudio 4.0 program. I want to compile the simple tex file: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Hello, \LaTeX\ world. \end{document} But the errors occur: Undefined ...
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Does texlive-full install beside texlive or over it?

I installed texlive, but I changed my mind and now I would like to install texlive-full. I'm wondering if I can just install texlive-full now, and it will just skip over everything that's already ...
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GUI wizard installer on TeXLive 2021 auto-defaulting to main installer in Linux

I'm not sure why, but for some reason the -gui option is voiding with errors when installing TeXLive 2021 on Linux. Thus: clive@clivux:~/Downloads/install-tl-20210925$ sudo ./install-tl -gui=wizard -...
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How to install LyX with already installed Texlive distribution?

I’m pretty new to LaTex and so on, and I would like to install LyX with my already installed, up-to-date Texlive distribution. The issue is that when I do the following command on Ubuntu 20.04 sudo ...
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How to install new packages in texlive?

I am pretty new to latex and texlive. I want to install the novel class from this CTAN repository, but I can’t figure it out. when I try installing it with the tlmgr command such as tlmgr install /...
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What is Texlive?

I’ve looked on the internet for multiple hours, but I can’t get my head around it. How to install new packages in the Texlive distribution?  I figured out that there was a package manager for this &...
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Installing LaTeX packages using CLI and a list text [duplicate]

I want to create an installation batch file that will automatically install several LaTeX packages from a given list, e.g. in a TXT file. I use MikTeX 2.9 on Window 10. What is the command line (i.e. ...
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TexLive profile's scheme-full does not work under custom binaries and explicit collection options

I'm using install-tl with custom profile and custom binaries: selected_scheme scheme-full TEXDIR .../texlive-full TEXMFLOCAL .../texlive-full/texmf-dist/texmf-local TEXMFSYSVAR .../texlive-full/texmf-...
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How to make install-tl to produce pdflatex.fmt

I'm using install-tl with the following profile: selected_scheme scheme-basic TEXDIR /path/to/build/texlive-basic TEXMFLOCAL /path/to/build/texlive-basic/texmf-dist/texmf-local TEXMFSYSVAR /path/to/...
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How to install a package with the new Miktex console

I am trying to install the mcode package to add MATLAB code in my LaTeX documents but with the new console, I do not know how do install it. The pop up window that is supposed to show when a package ...
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Which environment variables are needed for kpsewhich to discover *.ini files?

I'm trying to use --custom-bin switch of install-tl. I've moved the TexLive's kpsewhich to my custom_bin directory. But kpsewhich fails to discover *.ini files and *.cnf files (kpsewhich -progname=...
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Minimal contents of --custom-bin directory for install-tl to install with custom binary of pdftex

What is minimal contents of --custom-bin directory to use with install-tl with custom pdftex to get a working TDS? (I guess including the run of updmap-sys and fmtutil-sys) I'm trying with: pdftex ...
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Where can I find textstudio download link for windows 32 bit?

I using latex in overleaf. Where can I find the download link to use on desktop? My system is win 32 bit. And which files for should I install? Update: I installed texlive. it moves so slowly. is this ...
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Pros and cons of manual package installation ways: CTAN and tlpkg

I'd like to provide a semi-automatic way for installing packages for a platform that doesn't support Perl / tlmgr: web browser / WASM. I found two ways of getting package sources of e.g. fontawesome: ...
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