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How to use miktex with texlive on manjaro linux?

I always used miktex on windows, but when I tried to migrate to manjaro linux, I couldn't. I installed miktex and then tried to install texmaker. It turns out that texmaker demands texlive, which ...
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How does one install lilypond and denemo without all of latex base being auto installed Ubuntu linux

I'm trying to install denemo on an Ubuntu Linux computer without hosing my entire texlive system. Does anybody know how to accomplish it? The Ubuntu version is always oldy old, it points the sytem ...
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Get a list of all labels in a tex document?

So I was wondering if pdflatex was writing all the labels used from a main.tex document. When you're working on a hundred pages-long document like a phd dissertation, it is humanly impossible to ...
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Replace text and special character in linux

How to replace <u>Some texts need to be underlined</u> by \underline{Some texts need to be underlined} in linux by "sed" or any other means?
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Package PGF Math Error: Unknown function 'inner' [duplicate]

I wrote my thesis in the Lyx software using Windows 10. At the end, i get a succesfully compiled PDF. I tried to compile the exact same document in Lyx in Linux but i get the error Package PGF Math ...
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Missing number, treated as zero in TeXwors on Windows, but not on Linux

I'm writing something in Latex. Natively I'm using Linux/Ubuntu and it works. Now I'm trying to use the same file (no changes) on my Windows with MikTex. As GUI I use Texworks. Thanks for your help ...
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Is there any way to run windows Texlive on WSL?

Is there any way to run existing TexLive installed on my Windows 10 through the Linux feature of windows WSL (windows sub-system for linux) or should it be installed separately on the WSL? I have the ...
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MikTeX (Windows) to MAC OS (TeX Live)

I processed a project under Windows7, MIkTeX 2.9 (LaTeX) and used Bembo font for the entire text. One of the co-author asked to make the file to run in TeXLive in a Unix system with the same font ...
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A special error message after installing Kile on WSL, for LaTeX

I use WSL (Windows Subsystem Linux). I have tried to install Kile for LaTeX by sudo apt-get install kile As soon as I did, i wanted to open Kile by: kile& And I had the following error ...
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Alignment problem with Noto Sans Bengali

If I use Kalpurush instead of Noto Sans Bengali, I've no problem in alignment with this document: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{harfload, fontspec} \usepackage[paperwidth=8.5in, ...
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Package polyglossia not working

I am using a linux system. By mistake I issued a command - sudo apt-get purge python (I know I've committed a very big mistake :( but now I want everything back to normal.) As soon as I issued this ...
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TeXMaker in Linux could not start the command when using -output-directory option. Works fine in command line

When I try to compile my document, TeXMaker returns an error: Could not start the command. "/usr/bin/lualatex" -interaction=nonstopmode -output-directory=aux %.tex The exact wording varies depending ...
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Kile Live Preview only works for new documents

I freshly installed Kile on my Arch Linux Laptop. Now I want to write LaTeX Documents with the Live Preview function of Kile. I tested it and it seems not to work properly. In Settings -> Kile -&...
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Error in make htmldocs Linux kernel

I am trying to compile make htmldocs in linux kernel 5.2.2 version. Facing some issues restricted \write18 enabled. entering extended mode Latexmk: Index file 'networking.idx' was written Latexmk: ...
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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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Retrieve bibliographic data from DOI code using command line

I am trying to find a way to retrieve some bibliographic data starting from a DOI code using the Linux/MacOS command line. For example, suppose I want to get the bibtex entry for the following DOI: ...
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MiKTeX Linux Docker : LaTeX Error: File `l3backend-xdvipdfmx.def' not found

I have a Docker container and installed MiKTeX, but when I try to generate a PDF, I get an error: LaTeX Error: File `l3backend-xdvipdfmx.def' not found. Here is the Docker file: FROM node:12.6.0-...
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Troubling glyphs

To type arabic with the same keyboard layout I used to use on Windows 10, I've created a .mim file (key mapping file) and put it in /usr/share/m17n to make it work with ibus-m17n on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS ...
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LuaLatex Rendering from input buffer instead of filename

I am trying to create pdf by passing buffer instead of filename but have certain issues.PDF size is only limited to two pages and can include only two pictures.Following is the full scenario. I have ...
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Why vertical spacing discrepancy with parskip for paragraph command?

I have a LaTeX document that contains something similar to the code below. When I compile with pdflatex on Windows and Linux, there is extra vertical space just before the \paragraph command on the ...
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Make texmaker use dic + aff files on debian 32 bit

I have some problems getting the spellchecker in texmaker to work for the Dutch dictionary, only the 'basic' forms of the words are being corrected for spelling. My system is a tinkerboard S (32 bit) ...
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How to report the --output-directory bug on pdflatex/latexmk on Tex Live?

As already reported on this other question I can't write on file 'foo.aux', when: Using the --output-directory option of both pdflatex and latexmk Using Tex Live 2017 on Linux The ...
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LyX in Linux Mint 19.1 Cinnamon does not display the correct characters in maths mode. How can I fix this?

I recently installed the latest Mint OS and installed TexLive-full, then LyX (via terminal). Unfortunately some symbols aren't shown up correctly within LyX itself. For example typing \alpha, \beta, \...
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Single-user TeXLive installation via GUI

I have TeXLive 2017 installed on Ubuntu under ~/.local/texlive/2017 (the canonical single-user equivalent of /usr/local/), and would like to do the same for the 2018 version. I've always used the "...
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How to find correct version of TexLive for Ubuntu (or debian based OS)?

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 and installed Tex Live following this link on official site and it showed it is version 2018. But when I use tex --version I get the following output : TeX 3.14159265 (...
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Where is TeXworks' template folder on Linux?

I've spent about an hour in total searching the Net for an answer and searching through my computer's folders, to no avail. Where is the template folder for TeXworks on Linux? My distribution is Mint ...
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File compilation stuck

I am about to lose my mind. Everytime I try to compile a simple latex document, compilation stucks at this step: (/usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/mathdesign/mdput/omlmdput.fd)) I am running ...
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Using pandoc for latex on WSL: package problems

I am attempting to adopt a system where pandoc generates latex files through commands in WSL. But whenever I attempt to generate the PDF files, every package is not loaded on the fly. Miktex works ...
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pstricks image is cut to a4 in landscape mode

I am trying to create a rectangle which covers the whole page using pstricks and XeLaTex; for example \documentclass[landscape,a0b,final]{a0poster} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-grad} \begin{...
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Do latex cli tools exists

I get really annoyed when I have to go find my tex template or download the template or recreate one from memory. Do Latex cli tools exist for linux where, in the terminal, I can write something like:...
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how to check the defintion of a particular environment? [duplicate]

What program can be used to output the definition of some macros or some environments provided by a particular package without having to read all the package file. A program that output only the ...
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^ started producing literal ^ instead of superscript [closed]

I've been using Lyx for years and one of the most basic shortcuts is that ^ doesn't appear literally in math-mode but is displayed as an empty box in the superscript position. A couple of months ago ...
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Change TeXstudio's $PATH on Linux

I'm working on a Debian-based OS, and I have the latest version of TeXlive installed: alex@Sargon:~$ latex -v pdfTeX 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.19 (TeX Live 2018) kpathsea version 6.3.0 Copyright 2018 Han ...
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LuaLaTeX not recognised as a VS Code tool

I've been trying to adopt VS Code as my LaTeX editior of choice, since it has all of the features Atom has but more, once the extension LaTeX Workshop has been installed. My only gripe with it is that ...
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Lyx refuses to work with images of various formats; Error: Cannot convert file

I am simply trying to insert pictures into the document; all I get is: Error: Cannot convert file No information for converting png format files to eps. Define a converter in the preferences....
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Pdflatex finding .cls files installed by texlive-publishers by default

On Ubuntu 18.04.1 I installed texlive-publishers to be able to use ieeeconf.cls in one of my documents, but when I run pdflatex mypaper.tex it asks for the file, which I've found to be located in "/...
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Lyx showing incorrect math symbols in document [duplicate]

Ok so this is what the output looks like in the PDF document: But this is what the input looks like in Lyx: As you can see, the symbols that show up while writing in the Lyx document are completely ...
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Beamer: Autostart video (mp4) on change to slide in external player

I'm new to beamer and use it on linux with just evince and no Acrobat software. I'm preparing a speech with beamer and want to include a Video. At the moment I use the multimedia package of beamer in ...
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Texmaker issue in LinuxMint

I am having this weird issue while using Texmaker in Linux Mint. The issue started happening only recently and I don't think I did any updates or changed/removed any program files. As soon as I start ...
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Compile all latex documents in subdirectories (when documents involve multiple files)

I have a directory containing many separate latex documents, either directly or inside subdirectories; and I want to compile all these documents simultaneously. Some of these documents involve ...
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Including .eps pictures in Windows 10 Texworks

I have a problem with Texworks on Windows 10. I want to include graphs as .eps files isntead of .png. Now, when I try to compile my document into a PDF, I get the error message: "...
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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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ifplatform.sty error after installing MiKTeX on Ubuntu Mate 16.04

I can't tell if this is Windows or *nix; you appear to be neither. The error above is what I receive even when I try to compile something as simple as this: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \...
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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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(Lua) LaTeX & HeVeA with partly generated things

Context of my question I am developing bismon (temporary name), some kind of persistent domain specific language for static source code analysis tied to GCC (to become a successor of my late GCC MELT)...
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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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LyX on Ubuntu produces bad “rasterized” SVG in exported PDF

I recently put some SVG graphs in a LyX document I'm working on. When exporting to PDF with LyX 2.2.3 on Windows, everything looks as expected (the graphs don't loose quality when zoomed in). After ...
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How to automatically generate a Glossary without explicit references in the text?

Question How is possible to automatically create a glossary with name, definition and each page in which the current word is present in a set of tex files (more than one), without explicit references ...
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Trouble compiling locally due to \include{directory/file.text}, but works in browser

I am struggling to compile a file locally either in TexMaker or Atom that nevertheless compiles fine on ShareLatex.com (where I originally made it). My file is of the form... \documentclass{article} ...
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Why isn't my document compiling correctly? [closed]

I'm trying to get started writing in LaTeX and have the following simple document skeleton: \documentclass{book} ...

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