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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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 ...
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TexLive Installation fails on amstex, cannot create symlink

I'm trying to install TexLive on GNU/Linux on x86_6 but the installation fails with the following comment: Installing [0095/3495, time/total: 00:22/13:41]: amstex.x86_64-linux [1k] tar: bin/x86_64-...
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TeXLive 2016 for Windows

Do anyone have the TexLive 2016 installer for Windows? I can't find it on their website.
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quickly check package exists using tlmgr on win command line [duplicate]

To check whether I have a certain package (say, placeins) installed in texlive 2017 using command line on windows. What is the right command to do so?
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Manually installing Koma script to MikTex

I'm having some problems with LaTex. I recently installed it to my computer, but do not have admin rights so did a local install to my user. I first installed MikTex, then installed TexMaker. I tried ...
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How to install TikZ library in OSX to use in LaTeXiT?

I am trying to use TikZ library in LaTeXiT, but can't find a way to install TikZ. Below is a screenshot from LaTeXiT. Installed MacTeX and then tried to configure LaTeXiT to use pdflatex from texlive....
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Does an official / recommended Docker image exist for texlive full / pdflatex?

Docker is a container technology which makes things easier to run as it brings all necessary configuration with it and encapsulates the installation from the rest of the system. It is similar to a ...
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Error file.cls not found after update

I recently updated my tex distribution on mac to try and get use of a font in texlive-extra (I used macports). However, this didn't work and led to errors. As a result I decided to do a clean install ...
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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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Software Needed to Run LawTeX on macOS Sierra and How to Install LawTeX

My iMac is running MacOS Sierra 10.12.6. I am planning to use LawTeX to typeset some law journal documents primarily using the templates in the LawTeX's examples folder. 1. I have located the ...
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Problem when installing Miktex 2.9 on win10 system

I download my MIkTeX-basic-x64 from this link:https://miktex.org/download. I run the .exe program and then something like the followings happens: I've tried the solution offered on this website for ...
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installing getnonfreefonts in VirtualBox - Unknown option error

I am have trouble installing the nonfreefonts. When I execute getnonfreefonts -sys -a I get Unknown option: y. If I run for example getnonfreefonts -user --version I get Unknown option: e. I am ...
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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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How to install the tikz rulercompass library on mikTeX and Windows?

On the CTAN, there is a library called rulercompass allowing to make geometrical constructions called ruler and compass. This library can be found here: CTAN rulercompass. I downloaded this package ...
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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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assistance with installing TeX packages with WinEdt on my laptop

I have recently posted a fragment of code asking for help with understanding why it won't compile, but the user cfr pointed out that I shouldn't have posted all of that code because it would involve a ...
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Error loading TeXlive manager 2017 [closed]

I just installed on a brand new machine the TeXlive 2017 using Enrico Gregorio's guide. Everything is fine except for the fact that when I launch the tlmgr I get the following error: afcuttin@...
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Cannot start Texshop after system upgrade (to 10.12.6) and installation of newest Texshop

I get: Reason: Incompatible library version: TeXShop requires version 1.6.0 or later, but Sparkle provides version 1.5.0 I am aware of the answers to similar problems: Texshop not working after ...
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TEXShop_for Windows 10

I want to use TEXshop in Windows10, could anyone help me providing a link so that I can install the program successfully?
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Where can I find the official TeX Live 2016 distribution for Unix? [duplicate]

Until now, I am installing TeX Live via the network and I'm using http://mirror.ctan.org/systems/texlive/tlnet/install-tl-unx.tar.gz to get the installer. However, since TeX Live 2017 was released, ...
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Cannot install package in tlmgr

sudo tlmgr install shading Password: tlmgr: package repository http://ctan.mirrors.hoobly.com/systems/texlive/tlnet (verified) tlmgr install: package shading not present in repository. tlmgr: action ...
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How to install a portable Tex Live in windows?

I want to install a portable Tex Live in windows 10. But after searching online I just get this from the Tex Live guide. The -portable installer option (or V command in the text installer or ...
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How to upgrade TeX Live 2016 to 2017? [duplicate]

I have noticed that TeX Live 2017 has been released. But I am using 2016 version. Is there any way to upgrade 2016 to 2017 without installing fully 2017 version?
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Installing a leaner version of texlive in Debian Linux

I am trying to install a leaner version of texlive. My main requirement is to convert standard article tex files with bibtex bibliographic support to pdf. I use following packages: graphicx, geometry, ...
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Estimate of installed size from scripts

I want to install a leaner version for creating pdf files from tex files. I especially want to avoid documentation and support for non-english languages. I want to know if this script or this one, ...
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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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MacTeX won't compile [closed]

Just installed MacTeX. Attempted to type set a file. Got this error: /Library/TeX/texbin/pdflatex does not exist. TeXShop is a front end for TeX, but you also need a TeX distribution. Perhaps such ...
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Installing TL using ISO leads to local/unknown repository/tlpdb

My setup at work did not allow me to install the latest TeX Live via the net installer. Instead, I downloaded the huge ISO, mounted it to some unused drive, and installed it from there without adding ...
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how to update TeXLive on a Mac? [duplicate]

While updating it just says your version of TeX Live Utility in 2016 needs to change the repository to 2017. And I was also told to change repository when I worked in Windows but I need to update on a ...
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How to install tlmgr and texliveonfly in Amazon linux machine / CentOS?

I want to install full latex on my AWS environment which uses Amazon machine image. They provide only texlive-2012 which not upto date. With tlmgr and texliveonfly I can install the missing packages ...
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MikTeX cannot be installed

I encountered the following problem when I tried to install MiKTeX (64bit edition) on my Windows 7 installation. Could somebody help me out for this problem ?
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How to install package [duplicate]

When I compile my tex file, it returns a wrong, "File `microtype.sty' not found. \usepackage" How can I solve it?
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MikTex Installation Error - latex/acroflex/examples/afgraph.pdf Windows 10

I tried to install the downloaded version of MikTex 2.9 on my HP Demon laptop and I got the following error. I tried to change the installation folder but no success. Early help would be really ...
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TeX menu missing in WinEdt install

I just installed WinEdt build: 20170413 (v. 10.2) on Windows 10. the main menu item TeX is missing; also in the Execution Modes config, there are no tabs of either Tex System or Tex Options. Can ...
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bibliography style problem

Here is the link to a template that I want to use. It gives me the following error. How can I fix it? I am pretty new to LaTeX and do not know how to fix the error. I have downloaded the files and did ...
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Problems installing LyX on Windows 10

I'm brand new to LyX and am having a huge amount of trouble getting it up and running on Windows 10, and would greatly appreciate any assistance. Downloaded the installer for LyX 2.2 (LyX-223-Bundle-...
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Why equivs failing on preventing this apt-test with 2017-1 on Debian?

I am reading the thread answer How to install “vanilla” TeXLive on Debian or Ubuntu? and completing mono-TeXLive setting but the test proposed by the answer sudo apt install kile fails, so allowing ...
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Preventive measures from mono-TeXLive coming poly-TeXLive 2017 system with this Vanilla + these PATHs? [duplicate]

I installed the new TeXLive as instructed by the linked thread answer designed for older versions but should be accurate also for 2017. I have the following in my $HOME/.bashrc because instructions (+...
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TexLive 2017 installation “perl522.dll is missing” error

I download texlive 2017 from this link with rsync. I run install-tl-advanced.bat. (Run as admin in windows) but i got this error: the program cant start because perl522.dll is missing from your ...
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RStudio on mac unable to locate pdflatex (within its global environment variables folder) for converting .Rmd into .pdf [closed]

I want to convert .Rmd files to .pdf in RStudio 3.3.2 on a Mac OS Sierra. RStudio requires packages from the LaTeX distribution for the same viz., pdflatex. I believe BasicTeX (220 Mb) is a lighter ...
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Place my packages in my own folder

I want to create my own packages and classes. I know how to install them (Where do I place my own .sty or .cls files, to make them available to all my .tex files?) but what if I don't want to put them ...
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Package Installation Problem (Verification Failed)

I have following strange problem. When I try to install any of the L3 packages (like l3packages, l3build, etc.) within the package manager I get: The operation could not be completed because the ...
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Installing mtpro2 with mactex on os x sierra

I'm trying to install mtpro2 fonts. I followed directions on http://www.pctex.com/kb/74.html Here's what happened. Any suggestions? Brians-iMac:~ brianhons$ sudo texhash Password: texhash: ...
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How to programmatically uninstall unsused packages in ProTeXt?

The TeX distribution for Windows ProTeXt comes with a full installation similar to TeXlive. In a regular document one never uses all packages from the repositories. Therefore my question is, how can ...
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How to install TeX Live offline on Ubuntu?

My laptop is running Ubuntu 14.04. I am trying to install "vanilla" TeX Live, following the instructions found in this answer. Unfortunately, it seems to take a very long time (~18 hours) to download ...
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Latex / PACKAGES/Springer [closed]

I need mathptmx, helvet.sty use Helvet.sty, courier.sty, makeidx.sty, graphicx.sty, multicol.sty, footmisc.sty … Please anyone can provide me those packages?
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Frutiger Font installation problem

I've tried all stackexchange questions and now turn in desperation to asking myself: I have a folder from Uni with tfm files, some map file.. etc. The installation says: Copy the file frutiger....
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Why should one use tlmgr?

To my surprise, I haven't found a question related on this in the search. There are several possibilities for how one can install packages. For me the best way for installing additional packages in ...