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How to use MiKTeX without admin access? [closed]

So, a collegue of mine has TeXstudio with MiKTeX on her work computer, which is running Windows 10. She didn't have to tex anything in a while, but recently needed to do so again. Obviously, when ...
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MiKTeX Console fails to start after update of package miktex-qt5-bin-x64

I am having trouble with the installation of MikTeX. Specifications: I am using Windows 11 (Version 22H2 (Build 22621.3527)). The problem is this: Yesterday I installed MikTeX according to (the ...
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Updated MikTex Broke hyperref [7.01h] on LuaLaTex [Version 1.18.1]

When attempting to compile the following input under either pdflatex (MiKTeX-pdfTeX 4.19 (MiKTeX 24.3.31)) or lualatex (LuaHBTeX, Version 1.18.1 (MiKTeX 24.3.31)), I got errors thrown by something to ...
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MikTex "SSL connect error" on a Windows 7 + MikTex 2.9.7364 computer

I temporarily need to add some packages to an old computer with Win7 + MikTex 2.9.7364. I have already tried all the steps from MIKTex 2.9.6161 ssl error when trying to update, and added both ...
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Is automatic download in WinEdt still a problem?

This question never got an answer how-to-automatically-download-packages-from-ctan-with-winedt. The discussion trailed off in comments and chat with never a solution. And now I have the same ...
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Do I need to add miktex-qt5-bin or remove miktex-qt6-bin?

The MiKTeX console reports that I need to synchronize my user and admin updates. But the way it wants to do this is to remove miktex-qt6-bin and keep only miktex-qt5-bin. I tried that and it was ...
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Is a MiKTeX update causing this Qt6Widgets.dll error?

This problem began just after a series of problems updating, when the MiKTeX console advised me that my User update was not synchronized with my Admin update. But I do not know if it is one problem ...
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MiKTeX isn't updating psfonts.map

Haven't found answer neither internet not here so going to ask. I'm using latest MiKTeX 23.10.12 with all updates. Also I want to use third party fonts with pdflatex. I have all needed font and ...
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Error message says "I can't find file tikzlibraryanimations.code.tex"

My TeXstudio editor is doing well. But whenever I need to use the package \usetikzlibrary{}, get an error message I can't find file "tikzlibraryanimations.code.tex". I have tried to update ...
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Failed to update MiKTeX due to proxy authentication

I have tried to update MiKTeX 2.9, in the following way: I am unable to understand it. What is a proxy name and password ? Do I have to create it or is it already in my system (OS: Windows 8)? I have ...
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Which one should I download and install for TeXstudio? [duplicate]

For my windows 8 (64-bit) system, I want to install updated TeXstudio. Here I found 2017 version 2.12.6. But there are several files in the folder, as follows: Should I download all 7 files ? Or just ...
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MiKTeX: 2.9.7440 Update Issue

I am running MiKTeX: 2.9.7440 and wished to use the Beamer package (which wasn't installed). However, when I tried to install it, I received an error message: "The following issues were detected: ...
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Problem with MiKTeK after updating

I have recently made an update of MiKTeX on Windows 10. Now if I try to open a tex file I receive messages of system error complaining that certain files are missing, and suggesting me to try ...
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MikTex breaks when updating packages the first time

In Windows 10 I've reinstalled MikTex (last version got corrupted somehow) using the gui installer. As soon as I have it installed, I check for updates. There are 104 packages to update, so I set the ...
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MikTeX Setup Widzard No Reponse

I am using Windows 10. I clicked download MiKTeX installer from here https://miktex.org/download. After I clicked on several options (like whether I perfer A4 or letter), I click start and this window ...
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Sorry, but "MiKTeX Compiler Driver" did not succeed. texify: major issue: So far, no MiKTeX administrator has checked for updates

My .tex files generate PDF correctly for other users.In my MikTex installation , when i use the option for PdfLaTex+makeIndex+BibTex, it results in error, pdfLatex creates PDF without index. Any help ...
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Not loaded \selectlanguage*{spanish}

I have installed the recent version of MiKTeX on OS Windows 11, last update: 12/02/2022, last week and I have a problem. It had never happened to me before. If I write this minimal working example ...
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MiKTeX crashed on Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa)

I installed MikTeX from their official website on my Ubuntu 20.04 using shared settings and auto-installation. After opening the console for updates my system turned off due to a power failure and the ...
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Loading packages with TexMaker

I am using MikTeX 2.9 with TexMaker 5.1.2 as a front end. When a LaTeX file asks for a package, a dialog box for "Proxy Authentication" pops up asking for a "Name" and a "...
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pdftex with error 3.1415 ... cannot work after update with windows 10 and 11

PDFTEX cannot work, but PDFLATEX is working fine.
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miktex fails with a bizarre error after update on windows 10

I am running miktex and using texStudio. This is a file that used to compile fine. I updated my miktex and this is what I get now. Thank you in advance for any responses. 2022-05-21 12:03:12,774-0400 ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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