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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?

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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Error while uninstalling Miktex 2.9

I just installed a fresh Miktex 2.9 in Windows 10 (details attached in fig.) But it failed to run a tex file having revtex4-1 package and even when I changed the package to revtex4-2, it failed (see ...
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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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MikTex installation Error fileName=“C:\Program Files\MikTeX\miktex\bin\x64\mpm.exe”, exitCode='1'

Having used MikTeX 2.6 for years I wanted to update, so I uninstalled the former version and downloaded the recent version (basic-miktex-20.6.29-x64.exe) from https://miktex.org/. I tried several ...
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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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MiKTeX: File hyperref.cfg is missing

After updating my MiKTeX-Installation (dated 2020-01-29) I am unable to compile my LaTeX-files. Here is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \href{www.google.com}{...
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Undefined control sequence in TeXstudio even after bugfix

I write my text in Windows 10 and using TexStudio. I recently updated both my MikTeX and TeXstudio to the latest versions. After the update the tex files that were working before start throwing the ...
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I can't update MiKTeX package-manifests.ini invalid value definition

I get an error in TeX Studio for File `polynom.sty' not found. When I open MiKTeX Console to Check for Updates or Update package database I get an error message, then sometimes MiKTeX Console crashes....
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How can I update font map files in User mode?

On my MiKTeX 2.9.7206 installation, the MiKTeX console has a drop down menu that lets me update font map files in Admin more, but it does not give me any option to update in User mode.  What folder ...
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Package ifluatex Error

I am new with LaTeX. I was trying to prepare a presentation with beamer package. However, the error that Package ifluatex Error: Name clash, \ifluatex is already defined appears whenever I try to ...
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A specific problem with mathastext (last updated of 2019/11/14 november, using console of MikTeX)

This afternoon I have update with MikTeX console the latest updated packages. Yesterday everything worked well but now I get this error message. Why? Tomorrow I will have to give the test to my ...
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Problems following Miktex Update (Admin) : copystart.exe and mpm_mfc.exe shortcuts not found

My PC works withs Windows 10, regularly updated and Miktex 2.9 for years. Today, i've run the Package Udpate manager (As Admin) tha tended normally. Since that operation, I've now a lot of problems. ...
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MikTex update - What does the “to be repaired” message mean?

Today, I wanted to udpate my MiKTeX install, but among required and optional update informations for my packages, I also got a to be repaired message, see below I thought this would be mentioned ...
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problem with Greek after an update

I 'm writing a book in Greek. The code is this: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,twoside]{book} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{kerkis} \begin{document} ...
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MiKTeX Console Updates Error: 503 [closed]

I'm use MIKTeX in windows and i can not update the packages, when i press the Check for updates button, it return an error, here is : My computer configuration: MiKTeX: 2.9 OS: Windows 7 Ultimate, ...
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Several MikTeX's and WinEdt

If I have several MikTeX's distributions on my Win 8, which one is chosen by WinEdt 9.0? See also my question here. There is stated that WinEdt chooses one automatically.
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MiKTeX 2.9 update packages and shortcut of MiKTeX

I have done a full update of the packages of MiKTeX 2.9, it worked fine, no error message and the too old package that was blocking the compilation do not block anymore my compilation Fine, BUT all ...
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Weird update behavior in portable MiKTeX version [closed]

Recently, I did a fresh installation of portable MiKTeX version "miktex-portable-2.9.6942.exe" on an USB stick; "miktex-portable-2.9.6942.exe" was downloaded from the MiKTeX website. After the first ...
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MiKTeX console not opening after update

Recently after updating to MiKTeX 2.9 the console did not open again. I tried deleting everything and installing MiKTeX again. This didn't work at all. Every time I try to execute miktex-console.exe ...
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MiKTeX update error (Windows API error 32): MiKTeX console already in use

I just downloaded MiKTeX with the goal of using TeXstudio. My laptop is running Windows 10 Pro. After installing MiKTex 2.9.6942, when I try to install updates using the MiKTeX Console (as per the ...
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Pstricks stops working after update 18-2-19, problem with pgf? [duplicate]

I tried to fix my problem with dotsymbols in pstricks (see my question) and end up with an update of several packages in miktex. Now (after update) pstricks stops working. I get the following error: (...
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problem with MiKTeX and MiKTeX Console

I had a problem with MiKTeX after updating (see here). I suggested to do something with MiKTeX Console, but I couldn't find anywhere MiKTeX Console. So I decided to reinstall MiKTeX. Then MiKTeX ...
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problem with MiKTeX after updating

I use Windows 10 Pro and I updated MiKTeX for solving that problem. The problem now is that when I select: MiKTeX package manager, system says that mpm_mfc_admin.exe can't be found, MiKTeX settings, ...
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TikZ node text color not working with latest MiKTeX release [duplicate]

Please consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \PassOptionsToPackage{usenames,dvipsnames,svgnames,table}{xcolor} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \par Text before ...
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Help to solve the issue with re-install MiKTeX 2.9

For reasons unknown to me I had to uninstall old MikTeX due to console problems after an update six days ago and with the recent installation of MiKTeX 2.9.6930 I have actually problems with ...
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How does the file name database, in MikTeX, resolve the files it catalogs?

I recently updated my MikTeX distribution (The new interface is really nice by the way, Thank You to the contributors/developers) and I got curious about the path resolution of files when compiling a ...
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An error in pgf libraries after an update [duplicate]

I made an update in my miktex system today on windows 8.1, without saving the old one (which is a very bad idea, I know !). When I com[ile the following document: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \...
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“File tikz.sty not found” error after updating MiKTeX 2.9 [duplicate]

After the update today I get the error message: File `tikz.sty' not found. There must be a problem with the latest version of MiKTeX 2.9.
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pdflatex: Compilation does not terminate - again

I do use MikTeX (with MikTeX Console 2.9.6888) and today I tried to update my packages. I experienced some errors during the update but single package update was installed after a restart and another ...