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new install of Miktex and luatex does no longer compile

I did a fresh install of my Windows and reinstalled MikTex and now I can no longer compile any document using luatex. This problem seems similar to this Lualatex produces no output (MiKTeX) and this ...
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How do I reinstall Tex Live from a backup? (Windows)

I don't have access to a large amount of internet at the moment and am trying to install it from a backup. I didn't think at the time of the original installation to make it portable sadly, however I ...
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Automatic installation of iftex.sty does not work on Texmaker

I'm using Texmaker and so far, when there isn't a specific package, Texmaker was able to install it by asking me if I want to install it (a window with the butttom Install appeared). The same happens ...
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pdflatex filename.tex - I can't write on file 'filename.log'

I installed these packages on my FreeBSD server: tex-formats texlive-texmf When I run the command pdflatex filename.tex I get this error: ! I can't write on file 'filename.log' (Press Enter to retry,...
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Installing BibLatex Package via Using Docker Image File

I have a trouble about on installing a specific latex package via docker image using tlmgr. I have docker file as you can see below: RUN tlmgr update --self RUN tlmgr install latexmk RUN tlmgr ...
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Where do I place my own .sty or .cls files to get them working with TinyTeX?

I used to have my local .sty and .cls files in /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/some_folder/ which worked for the default pdflatex of TeX Live just fine. After an installation of TinyTeX, these files are ...
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Couldn't open `mt2e.cfg' error when installing a non-MikTeX package

I am trying to add packages that are not within the MikTex repository to use in TexStudio. Particularly, I am trying to obtain the mtp2lite package from CTAN. I have created a custom root directory ...
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Package WithArrows

I want to deal with the environment to insert explanations, like this: produced, on overleaf, with the following commands: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[portuguese]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Error: Could not start the command: xelatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode “file”.tex

I have not used Latex for a while but now want to use it again. Unfortunately I can't remember how to set up Latex. The first thing I did was to open an earlier .tex-file. When compiling I get this ...
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After installing texlive2020 the old version is persisting

I uninstalled and removed texlive 2017 by using the following commands in the terminal: `sudo apt-get remove texlive sudo apt-get autoremove sudo apt-get remove tex-common` When typing in pdflatex -...
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Mac minted pygmentize Texpad issue

I have read tons of relevant posts to get minted working on Texpad. minted not working on mac Cannot get 'pygmentize' to work correctly on mac However, I think I completely messed it up. ...
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Installing .sty pakage for Texstudio on Ubuntu 20.04

How to install a .sty package that is missing when a tex file is being built by Texstudio for Ubuntu 20.04? Any method would work for me, but preferably a method via terminal or preamble of the tex ...
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Manually install package with .dtx (when no .ins) is available

Due to internet firewall in office, I am cursed to install tex packages manually. Painstakingly, I have been able to do it using this life saving answer. However, I ran into trouble with trimspaces ...
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Error while uninstalling Miktex 2.9

I just installed a fresh Miktex 2.9 in Windows 10 (details attached in fig.) But it failed to run a tex file having revtex4-1 package and even when I changed the package to revtex4-2, it failed (see ...
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Problem with installing package metre

I am using MikTeX. I am trying to install the package metre. Unfortunately I always get errors. I have done exactly what is said in the readme file on CTAN, but when trying to run my file, I get the ...
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array.sty is missing in MikTex Console package database

I compiled a LaTex document using Texmaker and got the following error message ! LaTeX Error: File `array.sty' not found. Normally, this error will be resolved after installing the package in the ...
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How to install individual package (like commath) in LaTex?

I have trouble understanding how LaTex deals with packages, so this is a rather general question that arose from my specific problem with the commath package. I want to use the commath package, and so ...
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Problem installing texlive 2020 on ubuntu 18.04

I'm trying to install texlive 2020 on ubuntu 18.04 using the command perl install-tl I'm getting this error message, Unknown regexp modifier "/b" at install-tl line 1, at end of line BEGIN ...
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How to install “import” package in VSCode for LaTeX

I'm sorry if this is a dumb question, but I have VSCode with Latex-workshop extension installed. I had made some changes in my system, because of which I lost the "import" Latex packages I ...
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texlive-2020 / xetex can't find shared library libfontconfig.so.1

I installed vanilla TeX Live 2020 on my Debian-based system, Knoppix 8.6.1, according to the manual at http://www.tug.org/texlive/quickinstall.html Whenever I try to start xelatex I get this error-...
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tlmgr install cannot initialize tlpdb from ftp

How can I use tlmgr to install packages? $ tlmgr install moderncv (running on Debian, switching to user mode!) /usr/bin/tlmgr: TLPDB::from_file could not initialize from: ftp://tug.org/historic/...
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Strange installation of XETEX

I use an Ubuntu OS and install texlive from the TUG DVD. I tried to run xetex and was told that it was not available and to get it I had to do something like sudo apt-get install xetex which I did but ...
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How do I install TexStudio properly on Mac OS?

I downloaded the texstudio-3.0.1-osx.dmg file from https://www.texstudio.org. Now, when I double click on the dmg file, its supposed to install TexStudio, am I right? But instead, it just creates this ...
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Reset Options Grayed Out in MikTeX Console

I need to reinstall MikTeX (as a result of the issues brought up in this question), but first I want to clean up/reset my install. However, the reset options in MikTeX Console are grayed out, as is ...
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Error running install-tl “profile key for collection-basic must be 0 or 1, not: 1”

I'm getting a very weird error trying to build texlive from scratch inside a Docker using a custom profile, mind you this exact code used to work, but after some updates to the texlive installer I get ...
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MiKTeX installing: Should we change the words in the download page of Ubuntu?

I note that there is a command $(lsb_release -cs) that outputs the version of current installed Ubuntu. Therefore in the download page/unx/Ubuntu/Step-B we may change the three cases into a single ...
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Finding tex packages with a local texlive installation

I installed texlive locally following this: I added to .bash.rc: export PATH="/my/texlive/install/bin/x86_64-linux:$PATH" export MANPATH="/my/texlive/install/texmf-dist/doc/man:$...
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Problem with seminar style in miktex (20.11)

After installing the latest miktex (20.11) on my new laptop, I tried to compile the following simple presentation in seminar style: \documentclass[portrait]{seminar} \begin{document} \begin{slide*} ...
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Error when I install package “pgfplots” with MikTex

I tried to install package "pgfplots" via MikTex, but it was not successful. The error detail is as follows: Source: Libraries\MiKTeX\PackageManager\CurlWebSession.cpp:266 Error: Transferred ...
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TexLive installation; Windows Defender

After installing TeXStudio, I needed to install a latex distribution (chose TexLive) and thus downloaded the install-tl-windows.exe file. A warning message prompted by the Microsoft Defender when ...
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dvipdfmx fails to find pdftex.map / kanjix.map in a fresh install-tl distro

UPD: I added full repro scripts at https://gist.github.com/vadimkantorov/cb638c61afc2fb4526d05e6c4c3b48b6 The warninngs of dvidpfmx: warning: Couldn't open font map file "pdftex.map". ...
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How to manually install pgfornament in LaTeX Live 2015?

I need to manually install the pgfornament package into my 2015 TexLive installation, on Mac OS X (Snow Leopard, a very old version of the Mac OS). It's the first time that I want to manually install ...
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Unable to find fonts after installing TexLive full on Ubuntu 20.04 [closed]

I've installed the full TeX Live on my laptop running Ubuntu 20.04, using the following command: $ sudo apt install texlive-full After installation, I am able to run LaTeX, PdfLaTeX, etc., but ...
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Problems installing revtex - 'revtex4-2.cls not found'

I am using TeX Maker with texlife on Windows 10 and I want to install the revtex package (as I want to use the APS style in LaTeX). I followed the description here and downloaded the corresponding zip ...
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Directory for my LaTeX class and style files

I have an Ubuntu installation and wanting to insert class and style files so that they will be picked up by texhash. Where do I put them? My system denies me permission (is this a consequence of ...
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How to install elsevier's journal into overleaf

Can someone tell me what to do for creating elsarticle.cls by using the docs provided by following link? I uploaded all the directory into overleaf but that is it. I couldn't get how to install it. ...
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Use local TEXMFDIST as repository for install-tl

I downloaded and extracted a full TEXMFDIST tree from ftp://tug.org/texlive/historic/2020/texlive-20200406-texmf.tar.xz (for reproducibility and not depending on net install). Can I use install-tl for ...
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How to make standalone package available by my LaTeX installation?

I want to use LaTeX notes in Xournal++ on Ubuntu to annotate on .pdf. However when I click on insert a LaTeX formula, I got: Could not find LaTeX package 'standalone'. Please install standalone (...
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Web page to install tex [duplicate]

Using some web page, I tried to install tex on Windows, but with my internet environment it did not succeeed. I want to know other web pages to install. What web-page do you use to install tex?
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Latex installation

Please if any of you know how to install Latex then help me because i did all the steps, including downloading Net installer Miktex in every option and then texmaker all of them for windows 10. But it ...
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How to create a LaTeX format file for an existing TDS directory and with custom binaries

I'm working on creating a portable XeTeX distro (for WebAssembly). For that I'm looking to understand LaTeX format file creation (including proper hyphenation configs - how do I add more languages ...
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TexLive 2020 install failure on Windows 10 machine

I recently tried to install the latest version of TexLive2020 on my Windows 10 computer from DVD. However, the installation was interrupted for some reason and failed. I have deleted the main ...
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Errors using the exam class

I'm running latex 3.14 on OSX 10.15.6 (Catlina) ✗ latex --version pdfTeX 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.21 (TeX Live 2020) kpathsea version 6.3.2 Copyright 2020 Han The Thanh (pdfTeX) et al. There is NO warranty....
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How to Change Latex texlive/2020 but not 2019?

I installed the 2020 version from the official source via MacTex.pkg on MacOS. But the latex version is still 2019. I need a package called capt-of.sty but not found, showed as below: ! LaTeX Error: ...
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Automatically install required packages when compiling from commandline

Scenario I am compiling a latex document from python 3.6 in Anaconda 4.8.2 on a Windows 10 Pro N device. To do so, I created a python 3.6 environment in Anaconda Prompt, installed miktex in anaconda ...
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Problem installing mathrsfs (on mac)

I'm trying to install the mathrsfs font package. I followed the instructions here. I'm using Anki to compile LaTeX. I'm trying to load the package by typing \usepackage{mathrsfs} in the place where ...
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Error while updating TexLive using tlmgr

I have a working TeXLive 2020 on my Ubuntu machine, that I installed a couple a months ago (previously, was TeXLive 2018, I think). The installation was done using the "prefered" TeXLive way ...
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Error while installing texlive which took almost two hours

I was installing texlive, but at the end of the installation, it showed: Installation failed. Rerunning the installer will try to restart the installation. Or you can restart by running the installer ...
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Why would a .ins file create null output files/

I had a .dtx/.ins pair of files using dox.sty which installed a .sty file and half a dozen ancillary files, which has been working perfectly for years. After a long series of edits, it now only ...
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How do I install packages in TeXLive on Windows 10

I tried to install packages like numinsec.sty to Texlive on Windows 10 by copying the files in ‪C:\texlive\texmf-local\tex\latex\numinsec.sty. But Texlive can not find it when compiling. What is the ...

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