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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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Installing a .sty package in MiKTeK

I've spent two days trying to install manually the cite.sty package in MiKTeX when nothing worked except putting it in the same directory as my .tex file. I run windows. I found the MiKTeX options (...
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Preparing a latex installer to ship the reporting system

I have prepared a simple report making system that uses Latex to prepare all the reports. It is a simple system that prepares a 15 page report by reading a CSV file. I want to ship the system. I don'...
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How to install LaTeXML in Windows?

Can someone please provide a step by step instruction to how to install and use LaTeXML in Windows? I reached their official site for instructions but couldn't understand any. Any help will be ...
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A suggestion as to set xy-pic as GUI into WinEdt

With this question I don't know the procedure how to install into WinEdt editor the GUI interface for the Xy-Pic diagrams. Thanks to everyone for a help. I have read the instructions here http://...
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How to install Arial in TeX Live 2019 in Windows 8.1 (64 Bit)

I hope someone has the kindness and endurance to help me out with installing uarial in TeX Live, I would be really grateful for that. I have tried so much for a few days now and for me it is quite ...
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Expl3 and recent xparse on overleaf: No expl3 loader detected

I'm currently writting a library that requires a recent xparse (to have the +b option for environments). Unfortunately, my computer does not have such recent xparse, so I downloaded the package here, ...
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User mode install of TeXLive on a Mac

My university decided to not give admin privileges automatically. So I thought I will try installing it in user mode on the university provided Mac (Mojave). I installed TexLive 2019 (option -gui -...
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Disable “Package Installation” dialogue on MiKTeX

I wish to provide a setup script to my colleagues which sets up a working MiKTeX environment. Installation is done in 'basic' mode without admin privileges -- so far using the registry: miktexsetup --...
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File `dsfont.sty' not found

I am having some troubles to install dsfont in TexStudio. Reading some other discussions, I tried to go to MikTex 2.9 package manager (admin) and install doublestroke but it did not work. In fact ...
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2 installations of latex and lyx

(o.s windows 10 64 bit) today I've installed lyx 2.3.1 from a hebrew website. now the installation didnt find my current miktex installation (which is in program files folder) so it automatically ...
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Plotting functions on IPE

IPE Drawing Tool is a free open source software for graphing. It follows friendly with TeX programming and writing, and that's when my question comes along. I've been trying, for a few days now, to ...
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File no longer compiles; missing packages

Recently, I've encountered errors compiling tex files using XeLaTeX in Sublime Text. I've compiled these same files earlier before without any major errors. I can't recall making any major changes to ...
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“I can't write on file …” when installing class from a .ins file [duplicate]

I'm trying to install the elsarticle class manually on MiKTeX 2.9 (Windows) from the .ins file. However, when I type latex .\elsarticle.ins, I get the following: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2....
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Installing new classes into TeXstudio

I'm about to be a first-year graduate student and was asked to write a first draft of a calculus one midterm. I have always used TeXstudio for homework and research papers I have written and they ...
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Single-user TeXLive installation via GUI

I have TeXLive 2017 installed on Ubuntu under ~/.local/texlive/2017 (the canonical single-user equivalent of /usr/local/), and would like to do the same for the 2018 version. I've always used the "...
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About installing LyX!

I am trying to install LyX, which is a typewriter program for LaTeX, but I'm having trouble doing it. Really I tried tons of way to do this, but the error message is the same: LyX: No textclass is ...
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Trying to manually install tikz-cd on MikTex

So for some reason I have to install the Tikz-cd package manually. I followed the first two answers of this question. The one that got me closest to the finish line is the second answer. I followed ...
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compile webquiz

I have some problems to compile webquizes, which made by using the package https://ctan.org/pkg/webquiz?lang=de So far i installed MikTEX, TEXstudio and python 3, get the packages webquiz, TEX4ht and ...
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TinyTeX: Font TS1/ntxtlf/m/n/12=ts1-qtmr at 12.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found

I'm trying to get a minimal LaTeX working inside a Docker container to support some documentation generation. Currently this is what I have going: RUN wget -qO- "https://github.com/yihui/tinytex/raw/...
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Miktex Installation with no admin Privilege with SCCM

I'm trying to install MiKTeX with SCCM in a way that the user will be able to update/install packages. Basically if I leave the default install path C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\ but standard user ...
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Can't install complete Miktex in Windows 10

When I try to install setup-2.9.6942-x64 from here https://miktex.org/2.9/setup on my Surface Pro with Windows 10 I get this error: I need the complete installation to knit with R studio. I tried ...
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Unattended Installation Miktex

we are trying to figure out if there is possibility make an unattended installation of miktex. We would like to force the installation path in the user spaces, so the user can update the packages ...
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Can't install packages. Problem report =“get host by name failed in tcp_connect()” [closed]

I was trying to install beamer package from Miktex Package Manager but it appears a message Miktex Problem report ="get host by name failed in tcp_connect()". If I try Sychronize I have the same ...
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LaTeX Commands Directories are not set

I have installed LaTeX using proTeXt for learning purpose as I have to use it in near future. After I want to save a newly created file several pop-ups appear in sequence which states the some ...
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How to import my R codes in TeXnicCenter

This package is basically writting R codes in LaTeX but I am typing codes in TeXnicCenter when I use this command it doesn't work to copy codes from R. Please tell me how I can write my R codes in ...
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Error when trying to install listings package in MikTex [duplicate]

I'm trying to install the 'listings' package through MiKTeX package manager and I get the following error: MiKTeX Problem Report Message: parse error - unexpected end of input; expected '}' MiKTeX: 2....
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When I try to load expl3.sty from l3kernel the following error appears "! Missing = instered for ifnum.<to be read again> [duplicate]

I have installed and deleted the package several times with Miktek. I am writing in TexMaker editor for Windows. Also it does not work for WinEdt. The code is. \documentclass[article] \usepackage{...
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The executed process did not succeed. info: fileName=“C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex\bin\initexmf.exe”, exitCode=“1” on Windows 7

when i had old version miktex and i was updating to new miktex it stoped and i could not do anything then i uninstall and when i was trying to install miktex appeared this 'The executed process did ...
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Installing Texlive and Texmaker

I'm trying to install Texlive and Texmaker. So I ran this command for installing Texlive: ./install-tl After that, the installation guide advises adding PATH, MANPATH and INFOPATH: PATH=/usr/local/...
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Best (as of 2019) way to install LaTeX

I would like to encourage my students to use LaTeX for their homework. I can make a template for them to learn basic math symbols. The most difficult thing is recommending a way to install LaTeX. I ...
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Issues with biber on Mac

I am running Mac OS Mojave, and want to use biblatex with biber. I am not 100% sure, but I think I initially installed the 'lite' version of tex-live so that I have to manually install various ...
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Install TeX live and package offline and without root access

I use a old red hat distribution offline (no internet connexion) and I don't have root privilege, only some repository that I can work with. I would like to install a newer TeX live version and some ...
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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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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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Spacing between lines + unable to install package [closed]

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 pdfLaTeX to check Shell-escape / Gnuplot environment settings (windows)

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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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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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 ...