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Updated MikTeX, now "Sorry, but xelatex.exe did not succeed. The log file hopefully contains the information to get MiKTeX going again"

I might have made a big mistake by updating MikTeX after I updated TeXstudio a few weeks before. Now when I try to Build my file, I get the error: "Sorry, but xelatex.exe did not succeed. The log ...
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MikTeX update CLI deprecated

I have a Task Scheduler in Windows 10 to update MikTeX weekly. mpm --update And now I get this warning: Warning: --update: this option has been deprecated; it will be removed from a future version of ...
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Error with ctable package after updating MikTex

I had a tex file that was compiling fine until I updated MikTex a few nights ago (I updated in both admin and user modes). I now keep getting the following error when I try to compile: ! LaTeX Error: ...
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Does someone have an old miktex install ISO, including packages for Windows? Updating miktex caused to not compile

I don't know if someone has an outdated miktex ISO for windows, including packages, because when I updated miktex to its latest version, it caused errors in my documents, which don't compile anymore. ...
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How to update MiKTeX to utilize MiKTeX Console

My current installation MiKTeX 2.9 uses the old Package Manager/Settings/Update system, which doesn't seem to be functioning smoothly. How do I safely update my system so that I have access to the ...
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Unable to compile any files using MikTex on Mac

As of this morning, I have been unable to compile any latex files on my computer. Any attempt to compile a tex file gives me the following console output: libc++abi: terminating with uncaught ...
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Can't use font after MiKTeX update

I made isocpeur.ttf font (my early subject) able to use in LaTeX (MiKTeXfont.zip) long time ago, and used it successful until yesterday. Didn't update my MiKTeX since 2019 so decided to renew it. ...
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How to fix " Shipout\background/foreground problem?

I find a similar question here here But I am unable to solve my problem. And also I do not have the idea to update my latex. Currently, I am using the latex version 3.14159 -265-2.6.40.19(MikTex 2....
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How to install required packages in MikTeX including subrequirements?

I'm pre-installing required packages in a MikTeX Docker image, so dockerized PDF jobs run faster. So I have 3 Docker build jobs: Install MikTeX on debian-slim and install a list of common LaTeX ...
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Why does MikTeX say, the local folder is not a repository?

I have an old local installation of MikTeX 2.9.6361 on a machine and want to update without access to the internet. Therefore I thought the easiest is to download a full repo with ...
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Cannot obtain a valid XeTeX MiKTeX distribution: from where can I obtain it [duplicate]

From where can I obtain a valid MiKTeX distribution. From official miktex.org I got only the following thing miktex-xetex.exe instead of xetex.exe itself. And also miktex-latex.exe instead of latex....
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fontspec \setmainfont and fontspec prevents compiling after MiKTeX packages update

I updated every package with MiKTeX console today (Dec. 7, 2021), and now I have issues compiling with XeLaTeX any document that uses \setmainfont or \fontspec, but loading the fontspec package works ...
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How can I get the MiKTeX console to open through new WinEdt?

I just installed MiKTeX using the basic-miktex-21.8-x64.exe installer.  After installing, it asked me to update. I did that successfully. Then I installed WinEdt 10, Build: 20180507  (v. 10.3) - 64-...
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Error checking for updates after a successful check/update moments ago

After installing a fresh copy of MikTex downloaded only moments ago, I agreed to install updates at the end of setup. The console app appeared in the taskbar, found 99 updates, and installed them. ...
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Fatal error in pdflatex; The memory dump file could not be found

After a fresh MikTeX install on a new Windows 10 Enterprise machine, I cannot compile even the simplest file: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} Hello world! \end{document} The first ...
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Why would MikTeX ask for the Noto Inscriptionial Parthian Font?

Any long term user of TeX is used to getting weird and or sometimes humorous messages. I updated my installation today, and tried to test it by texdoc source3. I got the weird message: qt.qpa.fonts: ...
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Miktex begin document error

I update the MikTeX distribution from 2.9 to 21.6. A simple file that was previously compiled without any problem: \documentclass[aps,preprint,nofootinbib,floatfix]{revtex4} \usepackage{epsfig} \...
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Problems updating the miktex-misc file

I think I'm having problems with the miktex-misc file update. The updates page informs you of the status "to be repaired", and when I press "update now", after some time, the ...
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error 'Undefined control sequence. \begin{document}' after updating MikTex

My main issue is as follows: (i) The tex is totally working before I update MikTex packages. (ii) After I update MikTex today, I got this error in my tex file. (iii) I found there is a reminder in ...
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LuaLatex: Clash between \color and \pagecolor since recent update. The \color definition only affects the first page of the document [closed]

Until updating MikTex today, I compiled a document with LuaLatex with a text color and page color defined through the xcolor package. Since the update (I don't know what was updated exactly), the ...
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How to make MiKTex portable? And the installation problem of the portable version of MiKTex

Following the instruction on MiKTex website(see https://miktex.org/howto/portable-edition), I installed the latest portable version of MiKTex(basic-miktex-21.2-x64.exe) and it works well. Then I move ...
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How do I solve the Output routine didn't use all of \box255. \newpage ...prevdepth \fi \fi \vfil \penalty -\@M error?

I am currently writing my thesis and am using MikTex to do so. I have not updated MikTex in a whole year of time and it was running fine till I did today. Today I updated the MikTex to the latest ...
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! Package siunitx Error: Support package expl3 too old

I am using Texmaker and I want to use the siunitx package in my script but the computer is giving me this error message when I get it to compile my script. Does anyone know what I should do about this?...
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Path problems in write18-call after miktex-update

After updating miktex on 2021/04/18 I realized a changed behaviour when using write18-calls from within TeX. In one of my source files I have the line \immediate\write18{ skizze.bat 1 mp } and with ...
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Miktex and package update

Initially the issue was circuitikz.sty was missing. Then I tried to update package from MiKTeX console package option and I got the error SSL connect error and the code was code="35", url=...
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Compilation error with fontawesome and xelatex

I had the "good" idea to update my Miktex distro (not just the packages, but the whole distro, by uninstalling my old version and installing the last one (2021.3)). And... obviously, ...
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MikTex Package Updates via Proxy Server

My employer has a proxy server. I have gone to settings and input my proxy server settings as https:...... , the appropriate port, am asked for authentication settings, and the package update fails ...
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MiKTeX Update directly after Installation makes it not usable

as the title says, the update that MiKTeX want to do directly after installation makes it unusable. I want to install MiKTeX on my Windows 10 that is in a DOM of my company. Link for installation: ...
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Can the ctex update error be fixed by users?

I've been using ctex for a couple of years, but the latest MiKTeX update breaks it. This issue has been reported at the miktex issue tracker, and it was closed there when the OP of that issue posted ...
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miktex does not find STIX2Math.otf font

latest updated MiKTex does return: e:\miktex-portable\texmfs\data\miktex\log\miktex-maketfm.log ! Font TU/STIX2Math.otf(1)/m/n/12=[STIX2Math.otf]/OT at 12.0pt not loadable: Me tric (TFM) file or ...
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What is miktex version that does not ask for any packages updates?

So I have a problem - package updates have broken important compilation for me. I need some old MiKTeX version that can be installed and will not ask for any package updates. Where one can get such a ...
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How to update TeXstudio and Texlive 2021? [duplicate]

since I did not find recently solution (only questions that are asked few years ago) I want to ask again. When I opened TeXstudio today it told me there is a new version to download. My questions are: ...
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Pause command before Theorem shades the background black

I'm using \pause command before a Theorem in beamer and below is the outcome. I updated MikTex, so my guess is that the update may have caused this, but not sure. Any help will be much appreciated, ...
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Baskervaldx: error of compilation with the new update of MikTeX

This is a quick question. I wanted to change the font and to use baskervaldx package: https://ctan.mirror.garr.it/mirrors/ctan/fonts/baskervaldx/doc/baskervaldx-doc.pdf. I have taken the same code of ...
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Strange !Extra \endgroup error

I believe similar issues have been raised after a recent update before, but I couldn't find anything that fixes my issue, so I'm posting it here. I'm trying to run the Review of Finance Latex template ...
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Warning during compilation and its slowing down (security risk)

after upgrading to MiKTeX 20.11 (Texmaker 4.5) I've found an error in Message/Log block: : security risk: running with elevated privileges The main problem is that there is a significant slowdown ...
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CTeX recent update causing problem: \ctex_gadd_hook:Nn \CJKhook { \ctex_set_ignorespaces: }

It was fine by 17th Sep and the file would compile using PDFLaTeX to produce PDF. \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{ctexrep} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{adjustbox} % uses graphicx \usepackage[top=1....
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Unable to select the repository where to download the packages

For several months I want to know after an old update the reason because the MikTeX console doesn't give me the possibility to choose the server where to download the packages both in user and ...
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The vertical space before the chapter title becomes increased after updating from MikTeX 2.9 to 20.6

Currently I'm using TeXstudio and configure it with MiKTeX 2.9. At first, nothing's wrong with my document. But, somehow because I can't use lipsum I tried to update the packages using MiKTeX console ...
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Writing a macro to display pdfs in plain TeX under current and future versions of MikTeX

Note: As documented in the question and answer here, I have, for the time being, solved this problem in a very ad hoc way. But the problem resurfaces every time I get a new computer, so I'd like to ...
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Missing the grtt10 font on MikTeX 2.9

Getting an error when running Latex. Here is an abbreviated output around where I believe the error is: Font metrics written on grtt10.tfm. Output written on grtt10.600gf (252 characters, 51904 bytes)....
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I am using TeXmaker editor and MiKTeX distribution on windows 10 - update failed

Before MiKTeX actualization I used PdfLaTeX as a compiler. After the MiKTeX actualization, I've tried compiling the same code and the error :the order is not executable. pdflatex - synctex=1 - ...
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Miktex can't be reached

Yesterday I ran the Miktex update on both admin and non-admin (on Windows 10), but now when I run a latex file, it asks to run the package manager, and cannot find any packages. So I tried updating ...
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MikTex just won't compile (errors from miktex-pdftex.exe, miktex compiler driver, memory dump file)

My problem is that no document compiles on MikTex, not even the simplest HelloWorld article. The error is Sorry, but "C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex\bin\x64\miktex-pdftex.exe" did not ...
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Why is it so difficult to Update MiKTeX in China?

MiKTeX Package Repositories https://miktex.org/pkg/repositories I can connect to none of these, with or without VPN. Tried to uninstall and reinstall on fresh Windows 10 systems too. Never thought ...
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Why MikTeX updates its binaries so often?

I used to update MiKTeX regularly, might be because the update procedure is fast, convenient and easy [in contrast to TeX Live]. However I wonder why MiKTeX author publishes updated versions of ...
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How do I update packages in MikTeX 2.9.5671 when I don't have MikTeX console and I get a "connect failed in tcp_connect()" message?

I haven't used MikTeX on my laptop in quite a while because I've been using it on my work computer, but with COVID-19, I'm working at home, and I tried to update a document. When I did, I got a ...
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Install packages online from MiKTeX console

I tried installing a package automatically from the MiKTeX console, but it keeps showing this error message a connection to mirrors.hit.edu.cn could not be established What is the solution to this ...
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Mathdesign-package (mdsffont.def) throws errors after MikTex 7300 update

When compiling \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage[adobe-utopia]{mathdesign} \begin{document} Hello. \end{document} using MikTeX 7300 I get the following warning 16 times LaTeX Warning: Font ...
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I updated Miktex today and then cannot compile

I updated Miktex today and then cannot compile. My minimal tex code is: (File name: try.tex) \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \begin{document} \end{document} My compile code is: latexmk.exe -...
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