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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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Automatic missing package download on the Mac

Is there a LaTeX distribution for the Mac which has or comes close to MiKTeX's ability to download missing packages automatically?
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I can't use PDFlatex using apple mac! [closed]

I have recently joined the mac club and I am having trouble using pdflatex. I have installed MacTex which should have everything included but when trying to run typeset I receive the error '/usr/...
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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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Installing Arial Font [duplicate]

I need to write my document in Arial font, and I have no idea how to install the font. Would anyone be able to give a step by step guide? I have tried to use other guides, but they get rather ...
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TeX Live installation is missing tlmgr, how to fix?

I installed with the net install TeX Live 2010 on an Ubuntu machine. Because I don't have to much space to spare I carefully selected components to install to reduce the required disk-space. Later I ...
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Updating TeX on Linux

I am trying to use the algorithm, algorithmicx, and caption environment. In the log file I have Release 2.5 -- March 13 1995 -- and I have compiling errors which other people don't have. So I would ...
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! LaTeX Error: File `uarial.sty' not found

I am gettting the below error. ! LaTeX Error: File `uarial.sty' not found. How to fix this? Thanks
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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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Problem with vanilla Texlive installation on Debian (Probably with dummy equivs)

I have some problem with my installation of Texlive Vanilla 2018 on my Debian Stretch. Everything going well during installation but when I am trying to use Texmaker or LyX, they don't work and don'...
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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 one install LyX without LaTeX?

I wish to collaborate with a LyX file, using the "track changes" functionality. The collaborator doesn't have LyX or TeX installed. They are using Mac OS X, and don't have room for the 2.3 GB MacTex ...
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How can I tell TeX Live Utility where my TeX distribution is?

So, I was in a hurry, and didn't read the copious verbiage on TeX Live as directed by the TeX Live Utility when you have an out-of-date TeX Live install (I had 2010). So, I'm comfortable with the ...
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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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What are the practical differences between installing LaTeX from MacTeX or MacPorts/Homebrew?

When I started using a unix based system it was very natural to install MacTeX, since the installation of it is more "windows-like", though the installation package is huge. Later I was introduced to ...
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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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Installing bbm.sty in linux

How does one install the bbm.sty package in Linux Mint? I followed the instructions on http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/bbm/ and have generated the bbm.sty file, but I am not ...
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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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Can I specify TeXLive version to install in the install-tl profile?

In a TeXLive installation profile, can I specify a specific version or do I just get what I get? I'm having versioning conflicts inside a Docker container which is supposed to be able to reliably ...
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MiKTeX 2.9 Does NOT Support `hypernat`

Today I migrated from MiKTeX 2.8 to MiKTeX 2.9 (on Windows XP). Starting to compile old LaTeX files, I noticed the following error: ! LaTeX Error: File `hypernat.sty' not found. A little search ...
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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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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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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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How to install texlive-fonts-recommended (from Debian/Ubuntu) into texlive2012 (CTAN)?

while compiling my tex file, I am getting lots of this error -- kpathsea: Running mktexpk --mfmode ljfour --bdpi 600 --mag 0+540/600 --dpi 540 zplmr7v mktexpk: don't know how to create bitmap font ...
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Cannot uninstall Miktex 2.9 on Windows 10 due to administrative/shared setup

When trying to uninstall (Settings >> Apps & Features >> Miktex 2.9 >> Uninstall) a regular Miktex 2.9 installation (user installation, not administrator) on Windows 10, I encounter the following ...
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TeX Archaeology - Installing historic/old TeX Live Releases

I've inherited an old TeX tree that contains multiple versions of TeX and I'm attempting to determine what local changes were made to specific versions. I understand that in certain cases our binaries ...
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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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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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Error installing MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows

The basic MiKTeX 2.9 installation fails on Windows. So I edit the log file after a cleaning cession to eliminate dust from the first failing trial. Here is a simplest log file after cleaning a lot of ...
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Can I install MiKTeX 2.9 on my Windows XP Service Pack 2 system? [closed]

I'm using an Pentium 4 desktop PC, with an Intel Celeron 1,8 GHz processor, 1 GB of RAM, and 40 GB of hard disk space, partitioned into C:, D:, and E: drives. I'm running Microsodt Windows XP ...
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Shared MikTex install on windows server 2012 to generate PDF from IIS

I'm trying to install a shared MikTex on a Windows server 2012, so my web application (Perl CGI / IIS 8) can generate PDF files on the fly through pdflatex, and send them to the user. I managed to ...
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Texlive-math-extra and texlive-latex-extra packages cannot be installed

I am using Fedora 19, TexMaker and TeX Live. When I tried to compile my .tex document, I got the following error: ! LaTeX Error: File `stmaryrd.sty' not found I found out that the file is a part ...
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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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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 aborted after hours of installation; restarting without duplication

I'm trying to install texlive. I proceeded in the recommended way, as per After hours since initiating the download with install-tl as per instructions in How to install “vanilla” TeXLive on Debian ...
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Installing TeXlive on Ubuntu, revisited

The Debian/Ubuntu packages for TeXlive are usually outdated, sometimes up to several years behind CTAN. Now, I understand that packaging TeX Live takes a lot of work and, if you want to follow the ...
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How can I install latexindent on macOS?

I'm using the basicTeX distribution, rather than the MacTeX distribution. I prefer it this way, but there is one problem. I does not come with the tool latexindent which MacTeX does. I can't figure ...
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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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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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Uninstalling MiKTeX 2.9

I installed MiKTeX 2.9 on windows 7 but I was not able to compile files in Texmaker. Then I installed TeX Live, which is working fine. Now when I try to uninstall MiKTeX from Control panel, it gives ...
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How do I install a .dtx file?

When I run: tex algorithms.dtx for example, I get this message. ! Undefined control sequence. l.34 \documentclass {ltxdoc} ? Help?
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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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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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How to set path for texstudio in Ubuntu

I installed texlive-full in my unbutu 14.04 64 bit by the command sudo apt-get install texlive-full It is installed in the folder /usr/share/texlive. Then I download texstudio.deb and install it. ...
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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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MikTeX installation fails with error “Not a file name database file (wrong signature)”

I am running MikTeX 2.9 on Windows 10 and updated my MikTeX packages today as an admin and afterwards as a normal user. During the last update, the MikTeX console and all other programs, that were ...