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{installing} is for questions regarding the installation of (La)TeX or any editor or other tool related to (La)TeX.

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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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MikTeX Deployment for multiple users

We use mainly MikTeX/pdflatex 2.9. I'm wondering if the deployment scheme we have here is really the best. The way we deploy is as follows: Create a miktex 2.9 System with required packages for our ...
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Can I make install-tl write an installation profile without actually installing?

The question is in the title, really. I want to prepare several installation profiles for use on Travis (skipping compiled documentation, fonts, etc.), but I can't figure a way to do this without ...
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non-root non-sudo installation not working; how to install-tl using custom --profile?

I'm trying to install TeX Live in my home directory in Ubuntu 12.04, where I don't have sudo rights. I'm installing from the Live CD. But install-tl always wants to install in /usr/local/bin and ...
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differing checksums problem when installing TexLive2018

I am trying to install TexLive 2018 running sudo ./install-tl but I get a problem TLUtils::check_file: removing /tmp/edGCyjp_NY/sG1bxDft5t/biber.x86_64-linux.tar.xz, checksums differ: TLUtils::...
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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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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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How can I update a dummy RPM package to satisfy the dependencies for vim-latex on Fedora 24?

I have installed TeX Live 2016 on a box running Fedora 24. When using Fedora previously, I installed a dummy texlive package which enabled me to install editors etc. without needing to install Fedora'...
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Can arara rules be accessed from a portable source?

Sort of a continuation of this question: Where do the local arara rules live under windows?... I use LaTeX on just about every computer I use, and since I am constantly bouncing between work and ...
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MacTex Vs TexLive Installation

I have downloaded TexLive 2015 DVD, and it appears that Linux Commands can be used to install TexLive. I went to the TexLive website, and they suggest using the MacTex Distribution which agains is a ...
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Install MacTex under /opt/TexLive

Has anyone tried to install MacTex under locations other than /usr/local/TexLive, such as /opt/TexLive? I'm not sure how I can do it. I didn't find a way to relocate the directory in the installer.
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LaTeX installation: latex not playing nice (at all)

So i've been trying for a long, long time to install and use latex on my mac. I started, about a year ago, by installing MacTeX: it didn't work then. I was given a sample file by a colleague and the ...
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How to increase TeX memory for LaTeX in TeX Live on Windows?

How to increase TeX memory for (pdf)LaTeX in TeX Live on windows (7)? I found a lot of usefull instructions to increase the TeX memory on linux systems or with MikTeX on Windows, but I still miss a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to do clean reinstall?

After updating with the package manager, I can't compile any more, because I get the error "amsmath.sty not found". I'd like to do a complete new install of MiKTeX. I did an uninstall using Windows,...
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Classicthesis + texlive fresh install

I have been using TeX Live on Ubuntu 14.04 and the package classicthesis with no problems until now. I have recently reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04 and TeX Live with it. I followed the guide on how to ...
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How to install cyrtimes.sty for Texmaker with installed texlive-full at Linux Mint (Ubuntu)

I had some troubles with TeX packages installation for my minimal configuration, so I decided to install texlive-full. After that I can't build my document anymore because of missed very basic package ...
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Installing the emerald font on TeX Live 2015

I got a new machine and put TeX Live on it, the version you get from tug.org. Now I need to compile a document that uses the emerald font. I feel like I have tried everything. The font seems to be ...
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MacTex installation on MacBook pro w/ OSX 10.9.5

After a OSX system reinstallation from scratch, I try to reinstall also MacTex. The new installation stops at the initial stage of package verification with the error: WindowServer[112]: [cps/...
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Problem in MikTex while I'm installing mh package

I'm trying to install mh package with MikTex Package Manager in windows. When I try to install it, i find thid error: Unknown archive file size. What is the problem? I've installed also other ...
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Installing TexLive on tmpfs/RAM

I've head that installing TexLive on a ramdisk (i.e. tmpfs for Linux) could make it run faster, especially for LuaTeX. I want to try it and see as I have 16GB of memory, just in case, and I'll report ...
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Update PGF2.10 to 3.0 with tlmgr

I want to update tikz pgf package from 2.10 version to 3. I tried hard but couldn't make tlmgr to update it. There seems some proxy issue with tlmgr. I tried the solution provided here https://www.tug....
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Installing TexLive with custom-maked binaries

I'm going to install TexLive2014 with my own-compiled binaries (with shared libs). 0. I have read this: https://www.tug.org/texlive/doc/tlbuild.html https://www.tug.org/texlive/build.html https://...
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tkz-euclide.sty not found

I'm very new to LaTex. I'm trying to complile a document that contains the following: \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} I'm getting tkz-euclide.sty not found. I'm on ...
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Emacs 24 with AUCTeX in Ubuntu 13.10

I installed AUCTeX from the Emacs package manager. Then I configured it by typing ./configure OPTIONS. It doesn't complain and I typed make and make install. I tried to open a simple LaTeX document. ...
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Troubles with TeX Live 2009 and 2013

Well, before Christmas I was updating some software in my Ubuntu 12.04 installation, where I have happily installed TeX Live 2013 since last summer (I did it from an ISO image downloaded from the CTAN)...
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MacTeX-2013 didn't install TeXLive 2013

I deleted my old TeXLive 2012 from my Mac (10.5.8). I downloaded the new MacTeX package and installed it successfully. TeXLive is found on directory usr/local/texlive/2013 BUT the GUI application is ...
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How to fix set the environment variable Asymptote Ghostscript?

I have problem about install Asymptote and I fail to running file .asy like this error: How to fix location specifies the of Ghostscript and there are simple way to fix it ?
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How to add new fonts to MacTeX 2013

I know how to install the three adobe fonts: MinionPro, MyriadPro and MnSymbol in a Mac (OS 10.6, 10.7, 10.8 and 10.9) where MacTeX 2010 is already installed. This can be done following the steps: ...
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I had an install error and all of the default layout/class files are missing. How do I fix this?

During the installation process there was an error and it seems that none of the default class layouts are available. I have tried looking at the LyX wiki but it seems that only user made layouts are ...
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ConTeXt SciTE tries to open sumatrapdf by default

I just installed SciTE and ConTeXt on windows using the directions from this website http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Windows_Installation:_ConTeXt_Suite_with_SciTe And it appears everything works but ...
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A connection to api2.miktex.org could not be established

I ran Miktex Net Installer, chose Download Miktex then clicked Next, chose complete and then the following popped up I have not been able to fix this up to now, so I cannot use Net Installer. Can ...
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Error while reinstalling MikTeX

I had installed MikTeX with "only for me" option and it was running fine. However I needed a "for all user" for it to work with some other app. Therefore I attemeted to uninstall MiKTex and reinstall ...
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What makes up each TeX Live install-tl scheme?

Is there a way to find out what is installed in each of the possible installation schemes? For example basic scheme just says (plain and latex) and medium scheme is (small + more packages and ...
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Texlive 2019 install failed

When I am open the install-tl-advanced.bat and install-tl-windows.bat, I will get the information like the picture below. How can I fix the issue?
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texmf install script doesn't work

I wanted to use the script mentioned here to install a local texmf structure on a Mac. When I click on the script, I get the message "Local texmf folder already exists," but when I click on "Take me ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...