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fonts from (previously) installed version of MikTex

I have to install Miktex on x64, Windows machines. And make sure there are the same completes of fonts as on Miktex 2.9, windows machine x32, installed some years ago. (there is no problem with fonts ...
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The same tex file working in old version is not running in latest version [duplicate]

A very old version of LaTeX was installed in my computer. Recently, I removed that old version and have installed the latest TeXstudio 2.12.8. But the files which were running in the old version ...
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No available Texlive 2018 windows installer?

Has anyone installed Texlive 2018 on windows? I follow the official link to download the windows installer. But it in fact shows pictures with 2017 and is interupted by an error due to some mismatch ...
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How to remove the tlmgr link from unity search results on ubuntu 16.04?

I could ask this question on askubuntu or stackoverflow or any other similar site, but I figured some people on TeX.SE will have had the same problem, so here goes. I uninstalled TL2017, following ...
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How to install latex setup on linux from a disk

I have some RHEL computers I need to install latex on. These may be converted to CentOS but there is no guarantee. As a requirement for the install I can't use the internet to install it. I must have ...
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How to remove everything related to TeX Live for fresh install on Ubuntu?

How can I remove everything that is related to TeX Live from my Ubuntu 12.04? I first used the backport packages from ppa:texlive-backports/ppa and later the manual install via install-tl-unx.tar.gz. ...
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Remove symbolic links in /usr/local/bin from previous install

The TeXLive installer gives users on Unix-like systems (I use Debian Stable) the option to install symbolic links in the /usr/local/bin directly for the TeX executables (tex, pdflatex, pdfcrop, cweave,...
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ConTeXt standalone on Alpine

There seem to be some issues installing ConTeXt Standalone on Alpine. Here's a Dockerfile for reproducibility. FROM python:3.6-alpine3.7 RUN apk --no-cache add libc6-compat rsync RUN mkdir /context &...
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biblatex not available on openbsd

Context: I've recently installed OpenBSD on my laptop instead of Linux, only to discover that biblatex and biber aren't included in the texlive_texmf-full package, or any other package as far as I can ...
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Checking and removing multiple MacTex installations

I was having the same problem as described here. However, at that time I just reinstalled the MacTex, and things started to work. As MacTex takes huge space on the disk, I want to make sure that I ...
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Install LyX 2.3 through Cygwin on Windows

When I tried to open a document on my office's computer (Windows) that I had previously modified on my personal one (Ubuntu), I couldn't because the Ubuntu version of LyX was more recent (2.3.0 ...
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Installing packages manually (lccaps)

Hi I am new to LaTeX and I have a little problem regarding the installation of a package manually. I downloaded a template to write my thesis and on the first run of it I clicked through all the ...
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! LaTeX Error: File `siunitx.sty' not found

While compiling a document I get ! LaTeX Error: File `siunitx.sty' not found. But there is this file on the system: locate siunitx.sty /usr/local/texlive/2017/texmf-dist/tex/latex/lwarp/lwarp-...
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How should I install the fullpage package under Ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu Software Center. I found the package, click Install and it says that the package is installed. BUT when I tried to compile my .tex file it says LaTeX Error: File `fullpage.sty' ...
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colorbrewer with pgfplot 1.15

I would like to use colorbrewer with pgfplots to nicely color some graphs in my document. However, this minimal working example given in the answer to another question \documentclass{article} \...
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Problems Installing Latex software

The reason that people are experiencing problems installing some latex software might be because it may not compatible with their systems. The MikTeX version I tried to install on my system is (basic-...
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Creating a local package repository for offline installation of MikTex

I'm trying to create a local package repository to be used during installing miktex on a system not connected to the internet. I want to install miktex and load the packages I need in one command (or ...
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LaTeX can not find pdfTeX

After updating system operation my LaTeX file gave me this error You need a TeX distribution like MacTeX installed on your system to typeset your document. When a TeX distribution is installed you ...
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How to access Tex interface on mac

I downloaded the smaller Tex version (because I don't have a lot of space on my computer) from http://www.tug.org/mactex/morepackages.html onto my mac. However, once everything is installed, I can't ...
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How to install TeX on Android phones?

I used VerbTeX app in my Android phone. But this app does not support XeLaTeX and requires an internet connection to be used. Is there any distribution of TeX for Android? How I can install TeX on my ...
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How to install the package ctablestack.sty for Beamer?

I am preparing a presentation with beamer but when I compile with lualatex I have an error indicating that I need the file ctablestack.sty, but when I downloaded the package I only find other files: ...
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where to install latest version of Libertinus from git?

I want to install the latest version of the Libertinus Fonts from https://github.com/khaledhosny/libertinus into my local tex-tree (macOS)(/usr/local/texlive/texmf-local/). Therefore, I downloaded the ...
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Set PATH to use the current TeX Live bin directory

I run Ubuntu 16.04. I want to run update-tlmgr-latest.sh on my machine (cf. The underlying problem farther down for details about that), but before I do this, https://www.tug.org/texlive/tlmgr.html ...
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TeXLive tlmgr on HiDPI screens?

I have recently installed TeXlive on a new Linux system with install-tl and then I used tlmgr to tweak the installation. However, on my HiDPI screen with resolution 2560x1440 the fonts in tlmgr are ...
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Where do I place my own .sty or .cls files, to make them available to all my .tex files? - empowerment (kpathsea basics)

In order to have a non-TeXlive .sty file available, I followed the recommendations of this question : Where do I place my own .sty or .cls files, to make them available to all my .tex files?. I did ...
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Installing Biblatex

Disclaimer: I don't know which forum (Linux-manjaro or tex exchange )is suitable for this question, hence I am asking in both. I installed Biblatex from CTAN. Now how do I install it. I am using ...
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fancyhdr package not found

I'm trying to use the fancyhdr package for headers and footnotes for my LaTeX report, but when I compile TeX returns an error saying that fancyhdr.sty file can't be found. Any suggestion on how to ...
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Texlive cannot find files in TEXMFHOME [duplicate]

Texlive doesn't detect any files found under TEXMFHOME, even though kpsewhich -var-value TEXMFHOME returns the correct path (~/.texlive2017/texmf-var/). Running Texlive 2017 on Ubuntu, installed from ...
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How to install external packages in W32TeX

How to install external packages like truncate or natbib in W32Tex ? I am running the following command to install packages texinstwin "dir of packages" But when I download packages from CTAN and ...
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TeX Live download fails [closed]

I have problems installing TeXlive 2017 to my Ubuntu 16.04.3. First I downloaded the .zip from the TeXlive homepage, after I unpacked the .zip and created the folder \usr\local\texlive. Then I did ...
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How to edit LaTeX files in Word or PDF?

If I only want to open and edit LaTeX documents (research papers with equations) and I am using a computer with Windows 10, which of the many versions of LaTeX should I download? Also, is there a way ...
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Installing a class

I created a new class file to use. I have put the .cls file in the same directory as the original cls files (report, book etc) and im 100% sure the names match. The directory for me is: C:\Program ...
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Directory for storing .sty not where it was supposed to be

I have the same problem as in this question, but since it's too old I guess it is better to open a new question than to wait for clarification in a 7 years old answer. I have a .sty file with stuff I ...
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How to install a latex editor with “native” TeXLive installation already in place on Ubuntu?

After hours wasted trying to work with the Ubuntu repository version of TeXLive (tlmgr wasn't working), I installed the "native" version of TeXLive (2017, via "Quick Installer" from the official site) ...
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Setuptex.bat missing when installing ConTeXt on Windows [closed]

I've been having a hard time installing ConTeXt on Windows. I'm following the ConTeXt Garden instructions (http://wiki.contextgarden.net/ConTeXt_Standalone#Windows) so I download and extract context-...
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Saying ***.cls file not found even if installed in the right directory to me

Impossible for me to compile a tex file because it's said ***.cls file not found even if the whole package directory is in usr/local/texlive/texmf-local on my mac How to solve please? Mactek ...
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How to install LaTeX .zip package (from CTAN) using texhash on a 'nix system?

Is there an automated script which places files in the relevant directory tree in ~/texmf/ and is that all that is required to install a package (in addition to calling texhash on ~/texmf/)?
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Document class not available

I'm new to LyX, and using LyX 2.0 for Windows. When I select a template from "File"->"New from template" it shows a alert with title "document class not available" containing the text like ...
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How to install a package on texlive? [windows 7]

How to install a package on windows 7? I want to install the following packages for texlive: graphicx graphics subcaption float also, is there a way to see a list of the packages I have installed on ...
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Installing Chalkduster Fonts in LaTeX

How can I set up documents in Chalkduster: \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Chalkduster} \usepackage[defaultmathsizes]{mathastext} Thanks in advance.
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Weird Issue with pdflatex.exe MikTex and Texmaker

When I try to run Quick Build from TexMaker. I get the error: Could not start the command. pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex I checked to make sure that C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\...
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Installing TeXlive on Windows is a security problem

I have a "security agent" on my computer which impedes texlive install: There are packages with file names ending with .doc.tar.xz. The installer decompresses the archives, which normaly results in ...
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pgf package installation error

I'm a big fan of this community, since I always find an answer to my problems. Just not this time. I have a new computer (from my company) and I installed MiKTeX with the option of installing packages ...
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Where is PATH modified to include /usr/texbin?

I've noticed that my PATH variable includes /usr/texbin, as it should, but I can't find any bash files that modified my PATH variable to include it. How did the TeXLive installation modify my PATH ...
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ConTeXt: Install offline version on CentOS 6

Background Looking to install ConTeXt on CentOS 6, without an Internet connection. Problem The CentOS 6 server does not have Internet access, but can receive files from a computer on the same local ...
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Do I have to install Lua in order to compile with LuaTex? Which is the best way to do it?

I've already installed TeXLive and TexMaker. Now I'm thinking of turning to LuaTeX. What are the steps I have to follow in order to start compiling with LuaTeX? Do I have to install Lua first? If so, ...
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Automatic package install in linux? [duplicate]

In Windows, I run TexWorks, and when I include a package that I do not already have installed, it asks me if I want to install that package. In linux (Ubuntu), I have tried this in TexWorks, and ...
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How do I find out which Linux package contains which (La)TeX package?

I'm using (La)TeX as installed by my Linux/Unix distribution. I've come across a package that I don't have installed. How do I find out which Linux/Unix package contains that (La)TeX package? Notes:...
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Log File not found ! / File `book.cls' not found

[Edited] I have recently updated texlive following these instructions and I have set the new path for latex from an old to the new one by adding the line PATH=/usr/local/texlive/2017/bin/x86_64-...
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Which Linux distributions support recent TeX Live with package manager?

I am currently having massive issues getting TeX Live to run on Ubuntu 12.04, so I am considering running a VM on VirtualBox with another Linux distribution that has better support for the latest TeX ...