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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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! 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Multiple versions of latex installed on mac

I seem to have two versions of LaTeX installed on my mac, and it's causing problems because the most up to date version (one that has the right .sty files and packages for Rstudio and Jupyter ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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TeXLive installation on usb drive for dual boot

How can I succesfully install texlive on my USB hard drive? I try to install texlive with debian on a USB harddrive for dual-boot usage. Therefore I change the installation properties: the path is ...
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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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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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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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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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error when trying to compile .tex files: File `pgfpages.sty' not found. \RequirePackage

Compiling this file worked well under Linux Mint 17.2, but since I upgraded to Mint 18, I get this error. I tried installing pgfpages with tlmgr, but the package isn't present in repositories. I get ...
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Include package in TexLipse

I am using TexLipse on macOS with Eclipse Oxygen. My builder settings are: I try to generate a PDF document and get the error: LaTeX Error: File `marginnote.sty' not found. I downloaded the ...
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Texstudio and Texmaker won't work

I tried to install Texmaker but it fails to compile any file. Instead it puts out the following error report (translated to english): couldn't run order pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode ...
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How to fix “LaTeX Error: File `beamerbasemodes.sty' not found”? [duplicate]

I am using MikTeX 2.9 on Windows 10 64-bit with texmaker. When I tried to compile a beamer presentation, I get a dialog window like this I select "Install" and then get the following error: ! LaTeX ...
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How to uninstall MiKTeX on OSX?

I downloaded MiKTeX for OSX instead of MacTex, and as someone who's not well versed in how Terminal works and where everything is stored, it's been difficult to troubleshoot and find proper ...
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How does texhash know how where to find package files?

I am using MacTex 2017 with OS X High Sierra. When I try to compile a .tex file using pdflatex it gets stuck at finding a package packagename.sty. After some searching that I found those packages ...
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beamer.cls not found

I can't install beamer and have tried as many of the solutions in the other answers as I could understand (which was like, two of them). Whenever I try to compile a beamer document, I get the classic ...
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What is wrong with my packages?

I wanted to use these two packages: listings matlab-prettifier to write code and highlight it like in Matlab and insert it in my pdf. I added the packages like this: \usep­a­ck­age{list­ings} \...
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Altering bst files in TeXshop

I'm trying to italicize journal article titles in my bibliography and so I've changed to code to include emphasize under the FUNCTION {format.title} section and removed the emphasize in the FUNCTION {...
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Problem with txfonts

Yesterday, I ran the update process of MikTEX 2.9. The process terminated abnormally for some reason (I don't know why) and since MikTEX was not accessible after this point (each time I ran latex the ...
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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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Installing TU Darmstadt Design with mactex on os x sierra

I'm trying to install tu Darmstadt fonts. I followed directions on http://exp1.fkp.physik.tu-darmstadt.de/tuddesign/Mac_OS_X.html Here's what happened. Any suggestions?
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Install LaTeX on Mac OS Lion 10.7.5

I need to install LaTeX on a old MacBook holding a Mac OS Lion 10.7.5 . Apparently the new version of MacTeX distribution require Mac OS 10.10 or higher, and I am not managing to find old versions of ...
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ubuntu don't understand that I install latex

I install LaTeX from DVD in ubuntu and I don't get any problem, but when I type xelatex in terminal. I get this: The program `xelatex` is currently not installed. You can install it by typing: ...
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latex and miktex for android [duplicate]

I would like to instal latex on my android system(tablet) Could you please show me the link of free download I search ffor those of minimum size
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Minimal TeXLive installation

I'm building a script for a CI to get a docker image with minimal distribution of Texlive possible, I specifically want to avoid pulling 5 Gb of texlive-full everytime I need this docker image. Right ...
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Massive problem with MiKTeX - cannot truely reinstall

I am in the middle of my thesis and, full closure, I actually do not intend do reinstall my whole system (I am using Win10) and my thesis requires a lot of other porgramms with even bigger setup ...
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How do I *automatically* set the search path for MikTeX?

Short version of the question I need to automatically (not manually) install some packages that were not included after the installation of MiKTeX 2.9. I was able to solve this problem by following ...
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KOMA-Script Installation fails

Because I am using a Proxy in our company using the auto install of the MiKTeX Package Manager does not work for me. Instead I tried installing it manual by downloading the pgf.tar.lzma from a mirror. ...
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Use tlmgr to install only packages - no source or doc

Running texlive2017. When installing, I chose not to install source and doc trees choosing to depend on tlmgr install --reinstall --with-doc option when needed. But if I need to install a package ...
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problem when installing vanilla texlive on debian

I am following this installation of TexLive on Debian, but when typing equivs-build texlive-local terminal returns: user@huayra:/tmp/tl-equivs$ equivs-build texlive-local dh_testdir dh_testroot ...