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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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Are there ports for tex and pdftex on FreeBSD?

I just want to install tex and pdftex, are there ports for them on FreeBSD, so that I can install them by some cmd like "pkg install tex".
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Install an editor while TeXLive from ISO is installed on Ubuntu

I've recently downloaded and installed texlive2020 Image file with mounting .iso and running this command: sudo perl install-tl and it's working very well. Now I wanted to install an editor like ...
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How to add .sty file [duplicate]

I am using texmaker with a latex file, but after compile .sty not found error comes. I am using mikTex console, can you recommend some solution or some other installer other than miktex? Thanks.
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How to install \documentclass{aa} on MacTex? [duplicate]

I need to convert a draft to the layout of the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics. My MacTex distribution doesn't recognise the document class, so I suppose I have to install it. I downloaded the &...
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Problem with MikTex installation?

I downloaded Net Installer from website, both 32bit and 64bit, downloaded complete MikTeX, started the wizard again but the moment I select Install MikTex and press Next wizard closes. Does anyone ...
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LyX: Install quantikz package

I'm running Ubuntu and use LyX for my work. I want to use the quantikz package: https://ctan.org/pkg/quantikz?lang=en . I added \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{quantikz} to my preamble but I get ...
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MiKTeX Error: Can't install koma-script Package “Transferred a partial file”

I'm trying to install the koma-script package using MiKTeX console, but the error occurred in the middle of installing. Why does it happen? I attached the screenshot and copy the error info below here....
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How to install texlive 2020 from the DVD on a Linux box?

For many years I have installed texlive from the DVD onto my Linux 32 bit box. This failed with the 2020 release. In 2017 there were 19 systems supported. In 2020 the manual listed support for 16 ...
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Failed to add a package to MiKTeX

I try to add a package (foiltex) to my MiKTeX Installation - without success so far. I have run the required latex foiltex.ins and latex foiltex.dtx. What I have tried: Added foiltex to ...
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Installing *just* TeX

For a project, I intend to use TeX as a “backend” to layout and generate PDF, i. e., my program would emit core-TeX code to be immediately compiled. I think that means I just need pdftex or xetex + ...
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How do I finish installing Tex Live, on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I tried to install Tex Live on Ubuntu, but I'm stuck. I installed the "install-tl" folder on to my computer and I ran "perl install-tl" on the terminal in the correct directory and ...
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Installing/Upgrading MikTeX without TeXworks

Is it possible to install/upgrade MikTeX without TeXworks? I'm using other tex editor for LaTeX and I think that I don't need the TeXworks. I have uninstalled TeXworks using the MikTeX console, but ...
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Windows TeX Live Installation Failed!

While I was installing 'TeXlive 2020' on my Windows 7 (32-bit) system, I got these errors. What am I missing? Installing [0001/3511, time/total: ??:??/??:??]: texlive.infra [421k] tar: Skipping to ...
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[Solved]: Tex Live 2020 installation failed on Windows 10

I downloaded Tex Live 2020 ISO file from CTAN mirror. I mounted the ISO file on disk D. Then I double click install-tl-windows.bat to install it. It went pretty good until the end of the installation: ...
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How to uninstall TexLive2020 on win10?

I did several mistakes... At first, I chose to install the medium size instead of the whole. Afterwards, I needed to use 'Ctex' but found that it wasn't installed. So I tried to uninstall TexLive and ...
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Miktex 2.9 installation error initexmf.exe

I have tried to install MikTex 2.9 in Windows 10 64bit (basic-miktex-2.9.7442-x64.exe) It failed with an error: The operation can not be completed: The executed process did not succeeded. Details: ...
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Miktex can't be reached

Yesterday I ran the Miktex update on both admin and non-admin (on Windows 10), but now when I run a latex file, it asks to run the package manager, and cannot find any packages. So I tried updating ...
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i just downloaded protext. i opened the zip file and tried to run setup.exe. it showed the following error

Traceback (most recent call last): File "protext-setup.py", line 298, in File "protext-setup.py", line 97, in init File "wx_controls.pyc", line 494, in init UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii' codec ...
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Installing Packages to TeX Studio ( TikZ package)

I am currently a new user of TeX studio, so i really don't know how to install packages ,particularly TikZ package, to TeX studio on my Computer. Also I am very open to suggestions about how can I ...
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Shows “beamer.cls” not found, “pstcol.sty” not found and few more

I was doing my semester project work. I had completed it few weeks ago. Now I am supposed to make a presentation for it. For making the report I was using my old laptop. I had completed 50% of my ...
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The command “ tlmgr update --list ” does not return answer to the asked question

I have texlive installed using synaptic and but when I type 'tlmgr update --list' in a shell I get this window Can anybody tell me what the statements mean. Thanks
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Installing tex 2020 from the iso: Can't locate TeXLive/TLUtils.pm in @INC (you may need to install the TeXLive::TLUtils module)

When I try to install texlive 2020 from the iso 20200406 I found two problems 1) for some inexplicable reason the first line of install-tl is !/usr/bin/env perl instead of #!/usr/bin/env perl....
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I have xepersian installed using miktex but Texstudio returns the error message it cannot find xepersian

I use Miktex installation and have just installed Xepersian package. When I try to compile a document using XeLatex that calls the Xepesian package I get the error messege "cannot find Xepersian.sty"....
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Problem of installing pgfcore.sty in texstudio

I have installed Texstudio in my laptop and can't start the beamer presentation due to unsuccessful attempt of installing pgfcore.sty. Kindly suggest me how can I install pgfcore.sty for TexStudio?
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Installation of texlive fails while downloading luatex (checksums differ)

I installed texlive 2020 some time ago without any problems. While updating it some issue with luatex occured and luatex stopper working. So I uninstalled texlive and decided to reinstall it. However, ...
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I can't reinstall TeX Live 2020 anymore

I had to reinstall Windows 10 due to... reasons, but now I can't reinstall TeX Live 2020 anymore. Here an example of the parts of the log which gives errors: Installing [2194/3989, time/total: 33:29/...
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Installation error on Ubuntu

On Ubuntu 20.04, my installation of texlive breaks down and produces the following error log. What does that mean and how can I fix it? No pages of output. Transcript written on pdflatex.log. fmtutil ...
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TeXLive 2019 folder is not deleted when installing a new one

I installed TeXLive in /usr/local/texlive/2020, but the 2019 folder is still there. Should I manually delete it? Furthermore, I have to install many packages I installed in 2019. Why isn't there an ...
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How to install and run two side-by-side versions of LaTeX / TeXmF? — MiKTeX 2.1 and MiKTeX 2.9

I am a new user to both LaTeX and this Stack Exchange, so please go easy on me! I posted this question, "Can the older MiKTeX 2.1 files be used with the newer MiKTeX 2.9 and its TeXworks user ...
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Can the older MiKTeX 2.1 files be used with the newer MiKTeX 2.9 and its TeXworks user interface

I am a new LaTeX user, and new to this Stack Exchange, so please go easy on me! I have a user manual having multitudes of bounding box issues because the current 2.9 version of MiKTeX (basic-miktex-2....
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On-the-fly package installation fails (and install using Package Manager also fails)

I have successfully used Texmaker for years with Miktex. I had it set to on-the-fly package installation and still do - in Miktex options, Package installation Install missing packages on-the-fly is ...

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