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Questions tagged [linux]

{linux} is for questions related to TeX on GNU/Linux and other Unix-like systems.

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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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MiKTeX problem after update on Linux Mint 18.3

I'm using MiKTeX on Linux Mint 18.3. Recently, every time I update the MiKTeX package some error occurs. It happened 2 times already, and every time I had to reinstall it again. Today it happened for ...
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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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Interaction between \hyperref and \longtabu [duplicate]

I noticed a strange interaction when my document uses hyperref with colorlinks=true and longtabu on Linux plateform with pdfTeX 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.19 (TeX Live 2018). The following code produce an ...
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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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Texstudio crashes upon starting [duplicate]

I'm using TexStudio on Linux Mint 19. I have been unable to start TexStudio for quite some time. After re-installing it, the terminal gives me $ texstudio inconsistent command arguments: "\\hyperref"...
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Texfile only compiles certain fonts when executed as sudo/root

I am using a custom format style which requires certain fonts to be installed on the machine (Charter, Frontpage). I installed them and all tex files that use this format, are being compiled perfectly ...
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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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Linux, Lyx: “File undertilde.sty not found” error on previewing a file

Linux Mint 18.3 KDE, Lyx 2.3.0. No idea what this is all about. Tried googling but I can't find anything similar to my situation. Oddly enough I can still open older .lyx files normally without the ...
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! LaTeX Error: File `adjustbox.sty' not found on Fedora 27

I was trying to save a Jupyter notebook as a pdf. I have run sudo dnf install texlive But am getting the error ! LaTeX Error: File `adjustbox.sty' not found.
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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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Integrating TeXlive to ubuntu

I have installed TeXlive from texlive.org and all I need to do now is, too say to my ubuntu system that TeXlive is installed. I have found this which says: Tell APT about your TeX Live ...
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TeXnicCenter in Wine on Linux

I worked with TeXstudio and TeXmaker on Linux several years, but still I prefer TeXnicCenter. (f.e. there is a easy to change the compileroption from pdflatex to dvilatex&dvi2ps&ps2pdf and ...
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Configuring MikTeX on Ubuntu using command line

I had a version of MikTex running on Ubuntu 16.04 that I updated, causing it to stop working. According to the official pages https://miktex.org/howto/install-miktex-unx the installation needs to be ...
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LuaTeX error: LuaTeXbase-loader.sty

I am trying to edit my old CV with modernCV in Linux. Some missing styles and classes are not installed automatically -- so I now must try to do this manually. Since the popular package source ctan....
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Formatting bash with listings

I writing a documentation in LaTeX about Linux Bash resp. Shell script. And I'm having some problems: How can I start a formatting at the beginning of a line? How can I format between two signs, but ...
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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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Linux CentOS 7, LaTeX issue on Kile: File 'dsfont.sty' not found [duplicate]

I'm trying to compile a LaTeX file with Kile on a laptop running Linux CentOS 7. In the .tex file, I've the command \usepackage{dsfont} Kile does not compile my file and produces the following error: ...
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Compilation error of pgfkeys package in circuitikz.sty

Something really strange. On my windows 10 environment my document is compiled, but in the ubuntu OS, i get the following message: ! Package pgfkeys Error: I do not know the key '/tikz/gas filled ...
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problem using newfontfamily with lualatex; TeXLive; linux

UPDATE Not sure when it started working, but the steps I did were to 1.) fc-cache -v(r) and then add the path ...../texmf-dist/fonts/, 2.) then luaotfload-tool --update --verbose=. Not sure it was ...
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Using tlmgr inside a Linux nspawn container

I am trying to install TeXLive into a Linux chroot environment using a systemd nspawn container. The installation seems to go fine. I am installing from a local repository using a custom profile to a ...
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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 ...