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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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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 ...
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CTAN package does not appear in TexLive utility

I want to install this package from CTAN, but I can't find it through the TexLive Utility. Why would it not appear, and what can I do about it? (If it's relevant, I'm using MacTex.)
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Installing problem: API error 193

I've been trying to install basic miktex but at the end of install process, I am always ended up with an error detailed by the following log file: C:\ProgramData\MiKTeX\2.9\miktex\log\initexmf_admin....
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Undefined control sequence in the Siunitx sty file

I get this error each time i use siunitx. I am using siunitx version 2.7s, with miktex and texworks on PC. % !TEX TS-program = pdflatexmk %% \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,twoside]{report} \usepackage[...
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Minimal debian latex installation and errors compiling simple file

Really new to latex (2 hours, and google was not my friend). I installed latex with: # aptitude install texlive-base lmodern+M texlive-lang-portuguese+M (had to manually install texlive-lang-...
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Tex Installation error, “No pages of output”

I am a brand new user of Tex. I'm struggling to understand what I am doing wrong. I've downloaded the MacTex package which comes with TexLive. I've updated all the packages according to their ...
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Not able to run install-tl-windows file to install texlive

I am not able to run install-tl-windows file to install texlive. I also tried with install-tl-advanced file but it is also not showing any result. I am getting something like this attached image when ...
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Not possible to install packages in Ubuntu Bionic Beaver

Let's start from scratch: » rm -rf ~/texmf/ » tlmgr init-usertree (running on Debian, switching to user mode!) Cannot determine type of tlpdb from /home/zebra/texmf! What repo do I have? » tlmgr ...
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How to Install a Document Class for LyX on Windows

I want to install the Document Class that the journal "Frontiers in Physics" requires. (Note: LyX does not list such a class as 'unavailable' [and, so answers to similar questions may not pertain]. In ...
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Problem installing winfonts package in texlive 2018

I have problems installing winfonts package. I am using Windows 10 and texlive 2018. I have carried out the instructions given in the package page for miktex, adapted according to the page https://...
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How to install Y&Y

I was downloaded Y&Y source code from CTAN, but I don't know how to install it. can anybody help me. I am using windows 7. I have installed GCC also
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Error installing latest version of TeX Live on Windows 10

I've searched around but none of the "fixes" I've found have worked (running installer .bat manually, alternate mirrors, etc). Any help or other resources would be greatly appreciated. Every time I ...
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Install Standalone Package Without Internet Connection, No GUI, Windows 10

I have MikTex 2.9 installed from the basic-miktex-2.9.6520-x64.exe file. I need to install the Standalone package automatically without using the internet whatsoever as well as without any GUI ...
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Install custom document class under (Windows) MiKTeX [closed]

I'm trying to create my own document class based on memoir. But right now I can't even seem to add it to the right spot. I put it in the user install path detailed here: https://miktex.org/kb/texmf-...
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LaTeX as ZIP for Windows

Due to company/proxy issues I have not found a way to install LaTeX on my Windows computer. Is there a way to get a pdflatex version that is self-contained? Ideally, a zipped version of LaTeX to be ...
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addplot from pgfplots broken [closed]

When compiling simple examples using the \addplot command from pgfplots I'm getting simple examples. For example, the following is an adaptation of one of the examples in their documentation (From the ...
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How do I uninstall Miktex on Mac

I have installed Miktex from the Miktex site due to bad advice from other people, and I realized that Mactex might be better. I want to uninstall Miktex now, but I don't know how to do it. The ...
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How does one install a package like amstex onMiKTeX

I want to use amstex in my MiKTeX on my Mac. I cannot find any instructions on how to install any package. Are there instructions? If not, how is it done.
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How to install texlive in another system from where rsync is used to download texlive?

I have done the following in my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Now, I have installed ubuntu 18.04 LTS in another drive and I fully use 18.04 LTS. So, I want to install texlive 2018 in 18.04 LTS. Now, what is your ...
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TeXLive 2018 installation error on Windows 10 PC [closed]

I'm trying to install TeXLive 2018 on a brand new Windows 10 PC, but I keep getting the following error: I've tried disabling my Windows Defender antivirus and firewall, and running install-tl-...
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Installed package (MiKTeX) not working in TeXmaker

I've installed some packages using the MiKTeX console, namely exercise.sty and the ams packages, but I cant seem to use some of the functions in these packages. I can't use "\theoremstyle," "\begin{...
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How to transition best from fontawesome (4) to fontawesome5 in an article

I have an old article in which I use fontawesome icons from version 4.7. In Ubuntu 16.04, I had installed font-awesome (v4.5) and texlive-fonts-extra from the repositories. Then I downloaded the ...
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Error installing packages on-the-fly

I set out to install all the packages on-the-fly. When I run texstudio (or another editor) I received a dialog box MiKTeX Error Report with the following error: When I click in OK, the following ...
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How to change where texlive decompress its files during installation? No space on /tmp

I am trying to install TeX Live 2018 on new Linux Manjaro. I have about 1 TB disk, almost all free space. But Manjaro when it installed made /tmp partition very small. (2 GB only for some reason) >...
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How to tell texindy where to look for the script engine?

I decided to start using xindy. I'm using MikTex on a Windows machine so I realized I need to install Perl manually, because when running texindy (in TeXworks) it says: texindy.exe: The script engine ...
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Can't get the MiKTeX installer to work on a Windows 7 Home Premium system

I've got a laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium and when I try to install MiKTeX on it the installer freezes at a certain point and won't go any further. Does anyone know how I can figure out why that ...
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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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How can I install texlive after running rsync with a CTAN mirror?

alhelal@VimLaTeX:~$ rsync -a --delete rsync://mirrors.shu.edu.cn/CTAN/systems/texlive/tlnet/ /home/alhelal/Downloads/TeXLive +=============================================================+ | ...
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Package through miktex is eternally on “extracting file from beamer.tar.lmza” step

It goes from installing to that. And it stays for hours. I've also tried to select a folder in order to be able to install the package from there but it says the folder is not a local package ...
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setting up lualatex paths with local texlive

I have two installations of texlive: the one provided by my distro (gentoo linux) and the "full" texlive distribution installed to a subdirectory of /home/[user]/. I'm working on a project that ...
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How to install TeXLive on Linux in user directory

As per the title, I was wondering how to install texlive-full in a user's home directory on a Linux machine (in my case, running Debian 9). This would be very useful as a full texlive installation ...
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pdflatex, installing a font, working on one machine, not on the other

I have two MacBooks, one for work, one for myself, both running the up to date OS and MacTeX 2018. On one machine (it's half a year older and had MacTeX2017 before, but I only did the following with ...
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What is the actual rsync command to install texlive offline?

http://tug.org/texlive/acquire-mirror.html In this link they provide rsync -a --delete rsync://somectan/somepath/systems/texlive/tlnet/ /your/local/dir. If I use rsync -a --delete http://ctan.math....
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What happened to MiKTeX GUI based update tools?

Are they all gone and replaced by the Console? I am very used to the "Update" GUI from the Start menu and other links. I can't seem to find them now.
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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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How to use LaTex on a mac

I'm in a class where I need to use LaTex, but there is no information on how to actually get to the place where you can use it on a computer. At the beginning of the semester the professor added it to ...
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How to prevent Fedora 28's texlive packager interfering with my freedom to maintain a vanilla installation of TeX Live?

This is essentially a follow-up to earlier questions concerning the procedure for installing vanilla TeX Live from upstream on a GNU/Linux system. Part of that process involves the installation of a ...
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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 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 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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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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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 ...