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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 ...
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Miktek update : SSL connect error

in advance I am well aware that I am asking a question that has already been asked but I can not solve the problem and I would like a more basic description of the resolution of the problem. I wanted ...
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Reinstalled MikTeX and now latex.exe doesn't work on simple document

I reinstalled just now (updating packages seemed broken) in order to help look at fixing another question I posted. \documentclass[varwidth]{standalone} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{amsmath, ...
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MikTeX update from basic install (2.9.6850) fails with fatal error

Windows 7 Pro (64bit), account with admin rights: Installing "for all" basic MiKTeX 2.9.6850 works okay, all settings as per default. However, when I try to update it using MiKTeX Console (Admin), I ...
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I installed MiKTeX but I can't compile the file

I installed MiKTeX but I can't compile the file. This file worked perfectly on another computer This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.19 (MiKTeX 2.9.6840 64-bit) entering extended mode (...
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MiKTeX won't connect to server

I discovered that my MiKTeX installation (on a Windows 10 computer) is unable to connect to the package and/or update servers after installation. What's more, when I attempt to update or add a package,...
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Miktex console does not start

I use MikTeX 2.9 x64 under Windows 10 and so far everything was working fine. Starting today, when I try to initiate MikTeX console, by double clicking on miktex-console_admin.exe I get an error ...
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How to update LuaTeX binary (TeXLive on GNU/Linux)?

MikTeX provides access to the latest binaries through the miktex-nxt update channel. While being windows-only all these years, in 2018, it looks like Mr Schenk is extending his distribution to certain ...
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Error: could not start the command pdflatex synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex

So here is my problem: I had install MiKTeX and TexMaker and everything was working fine. But one morning, I foolishly tried to uninstall the MixTex version and installed an updated MiKTeX copy in a ...
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MikTeX Console cannot check for updates with error message below

MiKTeX Problem Report Message: The package definition file could not be parsed. Data: path="C:\Users\my_user_name\AppData\Local\Temp\mik19571\cellprops.tpm", column="1124", line="2" BTW, I cannot ...
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MikTex console error when updating: Access denied

The new to me MikTex console, which as I learned today replaced the admin and updates programs, is throwing this error when updating: The text version: MiKTeX Problem Report Message: Windows API ...
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What happened to MiKTeX GUI based update tools?

Are they all gone and replaced by the Console? I am very used to the "Update" GUI from the Start menu and other links. I can't seem to find them now.
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MikTex 2.9 Error: A requested feature, protocol or option was not found built-in in this libcurl due to a build-time decision

Recently my (previously working) MiKTex installation started giving me the following error, when trying to install a package and updating. Does anyone have an idea what to do about this? I am on ...
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Beamer (Frankfurt theme) compilation discrepancy between latest and previous MiKTeX 2.9 releases

I am compiling the same beamer presentation below using two versions of MiKTeX 2.9 that are installed on different Windows machines and I am getting different outputs. The problematic output is the ...
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Miktex Package Manager Update leads to SSL Connect Error

After a couple of installs, and uninstalls, of the Miktex (version 2.9.6643-x64) on Windows 7, and following (1) some recommended changes of environment variables (in another question) and (2) ...
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Please give a link to MiKTeX 2.9 for Windows XP

I have downloaded file (from the site https://miktex.org/download ) basic-miktex-2.9.6643.exe but I can't run it under my Windows XP. Please give me any link to install files for any working release ...
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MikTeX installation fails with error “Not a file name database file (wrong signature)”

I am running MikTeX 2.9 on Windows 10 and updated my MikTeX packages today as an admin and afterwards as a normal user. During the last update, the MikTeX console and all other programs, that were ...
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MikTeX creates file MIKTEX-UPDATE.TMP which is caught by AppLocker

I have a problem with MikTeX in correlation with AppLocker. MikTeX is creating a file called C:\USERS\%USERNAME%\APPDATA\LOCAL\TEMP\MIKTEX-UPDATE.TMP during installation and this is caught by ...
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Problem with Beamer when I create some basic Slide

I have a problem when I try to create some basic slides with Beamer class. This started when I update the MiKTeX 2.9.6360 (It was on february 26, 2018). One of the updated package was Beamer. It's ...
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No log file in Texmaker after Miktex last update (2.9.6615 version)

(I have edited the post, with more information. It's my first post so sorry if I didn't explain the problem very well) I have linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon (64 bits). After the Miktex's last update (2.9....
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MikTex update wizard not working

I'm trying to install some packages in Miktex, but I get an error that my repository is outdated. So then try to run the Miktex update wizard and get this error. I tried to find similar errors, but I ...
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Is there currently a problem with MikTeX repositories?

System: Windows 10, MikTeX 2.9., WinEdt 10.2 Since yesterday I have had strange problems with my TeX system. First I started getting messages not unlike these. Then nothing would work. I always got ...
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How to handle this MiKTeX update error?

After I installed MiKTeX 2.9, I got the following message in the MiKTeX update sorry, but something went wrong: the executed process did not succeed. filename=c:\programfiles\MIKTEX2.9\miktex\...
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How to update MiKTeX from 2.9 to 3.0?

I want to use arrow.meta, so I have to update MiKTeX from 2.9 to 3.0. I use miktex-update_admin to update MiKTeX, but the internet always breaks and even I finish the updating, the version is still 2....
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mpm --update ruins MiKTeX installation

After installing MiKTeX 2.9.6361 I tried to update all packages from CTAN (standard procedure from inside a script which sets up some other software which utilizes LaTeX). mpm --admin --verbose --...
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How to fix “LaTeX Error: File `beamerbasemodes.sty' not found”? [duplicate]

I am using MikTeX 2.9 on Windows 10 64-bit with texmaker. When I tried to compile a beamer presentation, I get a dialog window like this I select "Install" and then get the following error: ! LaTeX ...
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Problem in installing package

I have installed new window 7 and using latest version of Latex and MIKTEX. The problem is that when I try to install package from MIKTEX so I get the error "Couldn't resolve host name". I have an ...
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User and admin MiKTeX Update [closed]

I like to be updated. So from time to time I do an update of MiKTeX. I did it some days ago and just to see I do it again today. If I do the update with MiKTeK Update (admin) I got nothing to update (...
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Miktex 2.9 package updating fails in miktex-update

Installed a new version of MikTeX to Windows7 (to different directory than earlier one. The old miktex-update didn't work, but neither does the freshly installed miktex-update. I've tried changing ...
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Massive problem with MiKTeX - cannot truely reinstall

I am in the middle of my thesis and, full closure, I actually do not intend do reinstall my whole system (I am using Win10) and my thesis requires a lot of other porgramms with even bigger setup ...
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Moderncv does not give PDF or any error

I use MiKTeX and TeXnicCenter on windows 7, I would to write my cv using moderncv and compile it with xelatex. I tried the following code of @Kurt from this post Here \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{...
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My MikTeX2.9 installation bombs out when attempting to update

When attempting to update the wizard downloads the files but then informs me that the operation was unsuccessful. Not seeing a way of attaching the logfile I'll paste its content below (and grudgingly ...
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Error in MikTeX after update

I updated the MikTeX and TeXmaker programs and then showed me this error when I tried to work on it. At first I download version 5.0.2 of MikTeX and then I download the same version to the TeXmaker ...
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MiKTeX Update closes suddenly when updating. Why does this happen?

I just installed MiKTeX a while ago. I opened MiKTeX Update (Admin) and selected all the packages that came up for an update. It starts well but just closes suddenly after a while. I select ...
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Problem with updating the MikTex 2.9.6350

I've recently installed MikTex 2.9.6350 on my workstation and can't seem to update it due to the below pasted error in the logfile "2017-08-03 10:24:52,109+0100 INFO Update - starting: Update Wizard ...
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How to fix MiKTeX209-popt.dll (impossible to find) [closed]

I have installed MiKTeX 64 bit. And, reinstalled TeXstudio 2.12.6. But, now, I see this error: but the file is present, and all the links (in TeXstudio) are right. There are someone that know how ...
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The updates on the different latex distributions

Before yesterday, on 25 July 2017, the media9 package was updated by its developer Alexander Grahn (aka AlexG) on the deposit of the CTAN. Today by performing an automatic update of MiKTeX, this ...
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xdvipdfmx:fatal: VF file ended prematurely

I am using MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows10 Previously I had no such problem. But after updating the error message came out. I googled but nobody had such problem before. Could anyone tell me how to fix it?
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Compile Error after MikTex Update: Sorry, but “MiKTeX Compiler Driver” did not succeed

I've spend the day looking for an answer to this, and I can't find it. I hope one of you can help me out. I updated MikTex 2.9 and several packages today (using the update wizard) and I can no longer ...
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Is there another bug when updating? [closed]

Self explanatory. Is this another bug?
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Problems with Fontawesome on MikTex

I installed Fontawesome using the MikTex Package Manager. I tried to update the database, using the command : Start > Programs > MiKTeX > Maintenance > Settings > General > Refresh ...
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MikTex unwork installation

I was installed MikTex and use it very well, however, I uninstalled it then download the last version of MikTex 2.9.5840, after the installation, many errors appear when compiling my .tex files. I ...
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Latex installation error

I have tried to install MikTeX but I keep getting this error, Why?