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Texlive and beamer on Fedora 40 gives error [closed]

While compiling the following file content: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \frame{hello} \end{document} pdflatex gives an error: ! Undefined control sequence. \pgfmath@ifregister #1#2->\...
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LaTeX file not running in texmaker on Fedora (but fine on MacOS): Error : could not start the command : biber

I have been using MacOS, but recently, I decided to jump from MacOS to Linux running Fedora 40. LaTeX is installed on Fedora and I use texmaker on both operating systems to edit documents. Today, I ...
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Lua socket errors when trying to compile basic ConTeXt documents

Note: I am not entirely sure whether this question is appropriate for the TeX Stack Exchange as this seems to be an issue with my TeX Live installation. But I suppose that the people here would ...
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finding missing font file (eurm10.map)

On a Fedora 39 system, I get the following error: kpathsea: Running mktexpk --mfmode / --bdpi 600 --mag 1+0/600 --dpi 600 eurm10 mktexpk: don't know how to create bitmap font for eurm10. mktexpk: ...
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I can't find format file 'pdflatex.fmt'!

I'm on Fedora Silverblue 39 and used rpm-ostree to install texlive-scheme-full. I tried compiling a .tex file from the command line using pdflatex but it returns this error. kpathsea: Running mktexfmt ...
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pdflatex can't find an installed package

I installed texlive on Fedora. I'm trying to move from Overleaf to (Doom) Emacs + AucTeX, and so I downloaded one of my already written files from Overleaf and tried to run it through pdflatex. ...
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Where can I specify in Luatex-Ja the ttc-file that should be used?

I'm using Fedora 38. And for editing Japanese texts, I use the Google Noto fonts. In LibreOffice, using those fonts gives no problems. However, in LuaTex-Ja, I cannot manage to use the Noto Sans Mono ...
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Does texlive-scheme-full in Fedora 38 come with a ready set of templates?

I ran sudo dnf install texlive-scheme-full in Fedora 38, and it downloaded 2.6 GB of files. Surely, there must be ready-to-use templates among those files, but I cannot seem to find them. Do I have to ...
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TexLive2022: on-the-fly package installation stops working

I just upgraded my Fedora release from 37 to 38 which in turn upgraded my texlive release to TeXLive2022. This upgrade remvoed all my previously downloaded Tex packages. This could be just an ...
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Texdoc doesn't return the expected document

I have a Fedora 36 system with texlive-scheme-full installed. I type texdoc pgf in the command line, but the returned documentation is for pgf-cmykshadings package. I also typed texdoc -s pgf and I ...
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How to install texstudio without texlive on Fedora?

OS: Fedora 37 Workstation Question: I want to install texstudio through dnf install, but it seems that I have to install a lot of texlive dependencies with it. I have installed texlive 2022 before, ...
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How to install editors when I am using texlive iso on fedora

I am using fedora and I installed texlive from an iso file, not repositories. I then flagged out texlive from the dnf config file. However, when I try installing editors such as kile, gummi or lyx, I ...
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Installing CTAN Packages on Fedora [duplicate]

I recently installed TexLive on Fedora 35 using the package manager. In many cases if there is a specific package or class or style file I want installed I can do so through dnf. However, there are a ...
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Unable to generate a pdf on Fedora 35 (pdfTex error: "cannot open Type 1 font file for reading")

I am unable to generate a pdf using Texmaker on Fedora 35. For those familiar with Fedora, I installed TexLive then texmaker using: sudo dnf install texlive-scheme-full sudo dnf install texmaker ...
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TeXStudio 4.0: git commit encounters GIT_DISCOVERY_ACROSS_FILESYSTEM

For the last few years I have successfully used A TeXstudio script on a Fedora Linux system, inspired by https://ritm.knu.ua/general/how-to-use-git-with-texstudio/ that allowed me to commit changes to ...
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LuaHBTex not working with scrartcl on Fedora

I am running Fedora on my laptop and my desktop, presumably same versions on both systems TexLive 2020 installed via dnf. If I try to run this simple document using "lualatex file.tex" on ...
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\includegraphics different behaviour on MacOS Mojave than Fedora 32

I installed texlive on Fedora 32 with all CTAN packages, I did not know it would be too big and I only wanted to have luatex, I already had latex but did a clean install. Then created a CV document ...
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Embedding videos in Beamer presentation under Linux (Fedora 30)

This is a common question but frankly, there seems not to be an easy successful way to do it. All the resources that I found do not work. Including, I cannot reproduce videos in PDF files by Okular on ...
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Fedora with Concrete Math: Font … not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found

This question is similar to this one, but related to Fedora30 and the Concrete Math package. My error are: Reports/test_font/main.tex:25: Font OML/ccm/m/it/10=xccmi10 at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric ...
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Biber missing libcrypt.so.1 library on Fedora

Since upgrading my Fedora system, biber no longer runs. It complains that it cannot find the shared library libcrypt.so.1.
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File `multirow.sty' not found. TexStudio Fedora 29 [duplicate]

I use TexStudio in Fedora 29 and try to execute this bit of code: \begin{tabular}{ |c|c|c|c| } \hline col1 & col2 & col3 \\ \hline \multirow{3}{4em}{Multiple row} & cell2 & cell3 \\ ...
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Cannot open an embedded pdf

I am using TexStudio in Fedora 29. This piece of code seemed to compile correctly but the embedded pdf does not open if I click on the hyperlink... \documentclass{article} \usepackage{embedfile} \...
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Lyx instant preview in Fedora 29

I recently did a fresh install of Fedora 29 Workstation on my laptop with Lyx 2.3.2 installed. In working with previous Lyx documents, I needed to add different .sty files to get things to work, so I ...
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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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! 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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LaTeX Error: file 'breakcites.sty' not found on Fedora 24/25?

I am using Fedora 24 and have installed all possible TeX packages sudo dnf install tex\* sudo dnf install texlive-\* etc... I am using TeX Maker 4.5. How can I solve the 'breakcites.sty' not ...
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Latex on Fedora: Glossary with Xindy

I'm trying to generate the glossary using makeglossaries on Fedora. I installed also clisp related packages. But I get the following error: $ makeglossaries HistoryNotes makeglossaries version 2.19 (...
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Workaround for pdfcomment not working lualatex

This is a very localized issue affecting Fedora 25 users with texlive.x86_64 6:2016-30.20160520.fc25 I have a one year old document that after upgrading Fedora 25 doesn't compile anymore. I ...
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TexLive: anybody know of a good step by step guide for dummies?

I am trying to get TeX Live 2016 up and running, but keep facing one hurdle after another. I have followed different guides, and the answers to various questions, tried the net install and the iso ...
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New LaTeX compiled book on Linux System Administration [closed]

I just uploaded the first draft of a new book that I wrote on Linux System Administration. The source .tex documents and resources are available on my GitHub project site: LSA. This is a project site, ...
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Moving /texlive directory to save space (Linux)

Currently my Tex Live directory is placed at /usr/share/texlive, but it is taking up about 2.1 GB of space. I would like to move it to an SD card that I use for semi-permanent storage in /run/media/${...
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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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mathfrak not working

I'm using Fedora 24 and I can't get to work the mathfrak command. I keep getting this error message: pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file eufm10): Font eufm10 at 600 not found I'm not able to find the ...
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Lyx Missing classes - fresh fedora install

I am a new fedora user after using ubuntu and some of its derivatives for the last two years (and a new stackexchange user). I have installed the KDE spin of fedora 24. I have tried to install lyx ...
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How to install "vanilla" TeXLive on Fedora?

Fedora has provided a very good texlive packaging. But, I think it's best to install texlive directly, using ./install-tl command. I have installed texlive directly on Ubuntu system before, by using ...
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