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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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Copy texlive from machine to machine

I have texlive full installed on a machine. I want to copy it to another machine. On one machine, it is available on /usr/share/texlive/. I can copy this to other machine. Can I the list of all ...
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texlive 2016 installation process can't find kpsewhich, but the file exists

My texlive installation seems not to be working, but in a weird way. Here is the last bit copied from the log that was generated. I'm installing from install-tl-20170413 onto Ubuntu 16.04. The ...
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Install texlive from download

I tried installing texlive on a Windows 10 computer, and it failed with a cryptic error message, several times. Frustrated, I tried the option which only downloads and unpacks it. Is there something ...
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LaTeX not finding packages after TexHash

I'm running Debian Jessie and my LaTeX was running smoothly until I replaced one of the packages in /usr/local/share/texmf/tex/latex/... and ran texhash. It seemed to succeed, but... Now, LaTeX ...
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I'm not able to make use of cjk package for korean language

I have written a table of all the consonant/vowel combinations in korean and noticed that I needed a package in order to show them. So now I'm trying to use the cjk package and I've seen that I should ...
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I'm having an error while trying to install polynom package [duplicate]

First, I use TeXstudio and I have MikTeX 2.9. I tried to make TeXstudio automatically install it but it gives me an error saying it cannot find polynom.sty. At this point I go around the internet ...
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If a LaTeX compiler is installed on my machine, should typing 'latex' into the command line do anything?

When I type latex into the command line of my windows machine, it says that it is 'not recognised'. Does this mean that no LaTeX compiler is installed on my PC?
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Compilation error on PGFPlot example 10

I've been trying to compile some PGFPlots examples on OSX with TexLive on MacOS. The first (example_0.tex) compiles fine, but example_10.tex fails with the following error: ! LaTeX Error: File `...
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Latex installation error

I have tried to install MikTeX but I keep getting this error, Why?
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What is the right way to manually install package in macOS Sierra

I would like to manually install \usepackage{emerald} in my macOS Sierra. In my Windows OS, Miktex does a good job via install-on-fly feature but this is not the case with Tex live. A suggested GUI ...
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Installation does not complete, cannot connect to server

I'm installing MikTex 2.9 (basic-miktex-2.9.6236-x64 from miktex.org) on a Windows 7 64-bit OS, it simply does not complete installation neither reports an error code - i.e. installation continues ...
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Where to download scrlayer-scrpage.sty?

How to download the scrlayer-scrpage.sty? I don't find it anywhere. I've tried to download on CTAN website but it doesn't give the .sty file. When I try to compile I get this error: \aclabelfont ...
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Exact definition of a “local package repository” and exact associated procedures

I spend quite a while now moving my folders containing my .sty files. They are of the kind nicepackage/nicepackage.sty , as specified in the latex wikibook My operating system is windows 7, and I ...
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Problems in compiling CV

I am updating my CV, first time I do it with Latex, and I decided to use the template I downloaded from this link https://it.sharelatex.com/templates/cv-or-resume/fancy-cv I wrote my CV and I tried ...
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how to install picins in MacTeX

How to install picins package on MacTeX (on MacOS Sierra)? I could not find the package in my TeXLive installation. Thx
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Biber on TeXworks error: Process crashed

I am working on TeXworks with MikTeX 2.9 and I need to install Biber. I downloaded the last version (2.6), saved the .exe file in the document file folder, then I opend TeXworks -> Edit -> Preferences ...
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How to install AASTeX 6.1 (TeX Live 2016, Win 7 x64)

I'm writing my paper with TeX and i need to use \documentclass{aastex} and \usepackage{spr-astr-addons}. I'm new to LaTeX and i don't know how install new package, wich isn't in the standart ...
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Missing packages - Package Manager doesn't work

I just installed TeXstudio in my computer (I'm running Windows 7) and installed MiKTeX as well. I wrote a file and when I try to compile it messages like File 'cite.sty' not found. \usepackage or File ...
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TeXShop Error Preventing Compile [closed]

I installed the BasicTeX, wrote my assignment, and compiled it as a PDF. I then was struggling to add the graphs similar to this: https://texblog.org/2015/09/16/drawing-trees-with-tikzpgf-and-...
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MiKTeX 2.9 installation problem [closed]

Whenever I am installing miktex 2.9 in my windows 7 32 bit system, getting a particular error. I have tried many times even disabled the antivirus. I had previous miktx 2.5. After uninstalling 2.5, I ...
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How to install xindy on Ubuntu

How can I install xindy package to use texindy? I read this manual xindy.sourceforge.net/download-binary.html but i didn't get promised bin and man subfolders inside xindy-2.3 but this: And I ...
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Latex to doc file conversion [closed]

Unfortunately, the package miktex-tex4ht-base-2.9 could not be installed.Please check the log file: C:/Users/BBC4/AppData/Local/MiKTeX/2.9/miktex/log/htlatex.log
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All document classes installed with lyx are unavailable to use

After installing Lyx on my new laptop running Windows 10, there are no document classes available to use. Do I have to download a document class collection maybe or how would I fix this issue?
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How to install the TikZ library 'quotes'

I need to use the TikZ library quotes. I have MiKTeX Version 2.9 but no admin privileges, so I cannot update TikZ. In my current version I cannot use this library since it it not installed. Is there ...
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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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failure installing MikTex 2.9

I have a similar failure installing MikTex 2.9., with or without admin right, it is almost the same failure and output log using: basic-miktex-2.9.6219.exe basic-miktex-2.9.6069-x64 or basic-...
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Unable to find pdflatex.fmt

I'm trying to get pdflatex working on AWS Lambda and I've hit a roadblock. I believe I have the basic tex engine running as I'm able to run the command pdflatex -version and get the correct ...
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How to install Kile in Windows?

I've been searching how to install Kile in Windows. I've seen many options but none of them works. Any ideas or suggestions? I use Linux and is easy to install and use Kile, but I need it for my job ...
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Installing MinionPro on Ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to install the 'MinionPro' font to be used with LaTeX on Ubuntu 16.04. I downloaded the files and followed instructions from here. I am having trouble with section 7: 7) Add the line ...
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Texlive Full installation on Solus Linux

The official Solus repository provides only texlive-base (current version: 20160523b-6) for installation. How can one install texlive-full (current version: 2016) on Solus Linux?
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TeXstudio on OSX install packages problem

I'm using TeXstudio, on Mac OS X El Capitan, and I'm writing my text using some template written in LaTeX. I'm having problems installing some missing packages, for instance: babel support for ...
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Cannot find local directories in the Tex Live directory structure

I am dealing with a vanilla installation of Tex Live 2016 and with a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. For the installation I lauched a sudo install-tl along the lines of the instructions on www.tug.org. On the whole ...
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How to install hieroglyph

I must work (under Windows 10, MikTeX and TeXMaker) with Egyptian hieroglyphs that are not managed by the package hieroglf. hieroglyph is able to do so, but it must be installed manually and the ...
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Cannot find .cls file even when kpsewhich displays path

So I was attempting to add a .cls file to the local tree. So I created the a /home/.textmf directory and ran sudo tlmgr conf texmf TEXMFHOME $HOME/.texmf on it. The .cls file (res.cls) is placed ...
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installation issue

i am unable to install MiKTex net installer. I could download setup file. When I run the setup file, installation directory is sought. When I select a directory and proceed it gives a warning "invalid ...
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Tlmgr error: Unknown Directive [closed]

Note: this is all because I wanted to use tlmgr to install subfiles.sty. It's likely there's an easier way of dealing with this problem, but I might as well try getting tlmgr to work. I seem to be ...
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Does TexShop include the exscale, lmodern, and pdf/standalone pkgs,& Ghostscript 9.15+?

I'm interested in installing MaTeX, a LaTeX typesetting package for Mathematica. The installation instructions say I need the following. Are they included with the latest TexShop distribution? A ...
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Installation of teXlive on Windows fails

I tried to install TeXlive on my laptop running Windows 10. Installing [3110/3342, time/total: 01:23:03/01:29:44]: udesoftec [618k] Installing [3111/3342, time/total: 01:23:05/01:29:45]: ...
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Unable to uninstall MikTeX from Windows 10

On my Windows 10 machine, I went to Control panel-->Uninstall a Program. And went through following Wizard screens but nothing happens. The MiKTeX is still there. I need to uninstall it and then do ...
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MiKTeX Package Manager says it failed but still shows a package installed

I was running MikTeX's Update Wizard on my Windows 10 machine and got this error message: MiKTeX update fails due to missing mpm.exe. So, following this solution from @matthiasI tried installing ...
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Updating packages in MikTeX

When I run the MikTeX's Update wizard on my Windows 10 machine it shows a list of several packages with all being check marked (selected) as shown in a snapshot below. Does that mean the older version ...
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installing MathTime Professional 2 Lite on MacOS Sierra

I have MacTeX-2016 installed on MacOS Sierra. Could someone please list the steps that I can follow in order to install MathTime Professional 2 Lite? I would be grateful for any help. A related ...
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Bickham font installation

I'm having some issues regarding the installation of the package Bickham (https://www.ctan.org/pkg/bickham). I'm using the MacTeX-2016 distribution. First of all, the installation of this font ...
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latex editors and installation for asus eeebook running windows 10 [duplicate]

I recently got an asus e200ha netbook (config: Intel Atom Z8300, 2GB RAM and 32GB memory). What is a good light weight latex installation that I can install with this configuration? I'd also ...
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TeX Live installation: specify just the scheme on the command line?

I'm trying to make a bash script to install TeX Live on CentOS (as part of provisioning in Vagrant). I want scheme=small but don't need any other options (I'll run tlmgr install to add a few more ...
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Problem with package in Kile and Ubuntu 16.04

I use Kile and at compilation I get the error message: file sectsty.sty not found I have downloaded the ctan package, but what do I have to do now ?
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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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tlmgr: packages “not present in repository”

Short version for the 'tl;dr' people: Trying to install what I need on a fresh server, many packages are "not present in repository". For example: # tlmgr install color tlmgr: package repository ftp:...
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Cannot uninstall MiKTeX from Windows 8.1

My MiKTeX installation isn't working properly and I want to reinstall it. But I cannot uninstall it using either 'Control Panel' or the 'uninstall.exe' file in the internal folder. I get a Windows ...
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latex installation on Suse Linux

I was working with latex on windows. I was using miktex and texmaker. Unfortunately I had to change my OS and now I am working on Suse linux, which is a pretty new OS for me. I have not seen a ...