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Unable to install TeX package in Ubuntu 18.04

I am using Pop!_os 18.04 LTS (which is based on Ubuntu 18.04) and I am trying to get program to run which makes heavy use of LaTeX. I am using the MiKTeX package manager to install the TeX packages ...
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Witharrows package or other package to have an elegant way of externally connecting equations

This MWE, \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{newtxtext,newtxmath,amssymb} \usepackage{mathrsfs} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage[most]{tcolorbox} \newtcolorbox{mybox}[1]{% colback=...
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! LaTeX Error: File `l3backend-pdfmode.def' not found

I am facing the same error : ! LaTeX Error: File `l3backend-pdfmode.def' not found. I have seen some comments mentioning to go to the "Update DB" option in the miktex console. But I am not able to ...
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About the greek style

I like this type of style for greek letter (the red part in the picture), can anybody tell me how to realize in latex and which package is necessary, Thanks in advance!!!
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Error when trying to add an image

I am a LaTeX newb and I am trying to learn how to add an image, picture etc. in my text. However, I don't understand why it doesn't work. Can someone point me out in the irght direction? \...
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Pretty enumerate: fontawesome

I am trying to realize for my book a nice enumeration with the arabic enumerate up a specific symbol with fontawesome. In this package I have not finded a tennis ball, which was more suited to my ...
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In my minimal example everything works fine, but when I plug it in my big file it does not work anymore [closed]

In this code the declaration for argmax works fine, but when I add \usepackage{breqn} the argmax is in italics, which is not what I want. The result I want can be seen in the picture. Unfortunately, ...
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IfFontExistsTF not working after package install

I recently released the logix package, which has been picked up by both TeXLive and MiKTeX. It works on my development system. Once it had been picked up by MiKTeX, I installed it on a different ...
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How do I deal with this error which comes up when I try to install extsizes package

GENERAL MIKTEX INFORMATION Date: 2019-07-14 11:02:27 MiKTeX: 2.9.7050 OS: Windows 10 Home, 64-bit, build 17134 SharedSetup: yes LinkTargetDirectory: C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex\bin\x64 PathOkay:...
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Change command in package

Im trying to use the venndiagram package but i want to change the colour it fills in the areas. Currently if you use the code for example \begin{venndiagram2sets} \fillOnlyA \fillNotAorB \fillA \end{...
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How to import a few symbols from `fdsymbol`?

I saw this question: Importing a Single Symbol From a Different Font and I try to figure out how I do it for fdsymbol to the symbols: \neswarrow, \leftrightarrow, \nwsearrow, \updownarrow I can't ...
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Cannot find tikz package

I am trying to install tikz package, but it is not even listed. I am on Win 10 and using MikTex 2.9.
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Functional lines bug

In an old question the user Jake, helped me make some code to create "function Defining a new command for making functional lines / package The code and result is amazing, alas per 2019 this code ...
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Combination of \dot, \tlde and \widetilde: a predefinite alternative symbol

Starting from this MWE, \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \usepackage{newtxtext,newtxmath} \begin{document} \[\tilde{\dot{u}}=-i \omega \tilde{u}\] \[\widetilde{\dot{...
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Problem with package installations with MiKTeX console

I am trying to install a package using the MiKTeX console. Random package repository on the internet is selected. When I find the package and hit install, it downloads fine. But then the progression ...
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File l3backend-pdfmode.def not found when loading expl3 alternative solution

I have a problem compiling documents - if I use expl3 package, I get an error l3backend error saying ! LaTeX Error: File `l3backend-pdfmode.def' not found. My problem is that installing l3backend ...
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File l3backend-pdfmode.def not found when loading expl3

I updated my TeXlive distribution a couple times in the past week, and now I get this error when I include package expl3 (or any other package that includes it, such as fontspec). Before the updates ...
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Package hyperref Error: Wrong DVI mode driver option `dvipdfm', (hyperref) because pdfTeX or LuaTeX is running in PDF mode

I am new to latex. I met the problem during compilation. Package hyperref Error: Wrong DVI mode driver option `dvipdfm', (hyperref) because pdfTeX or LuaTeX is running in PDF mode. And I searched ...
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Error: Windows API error 5: Access is denied. when trying to add a local texmf tree to MiKTeX

I've created a local tree for my packages: C:\Files\MikTex\localtexmf\tex\latex\sv and copied the package files (including svproc.cls) there, refreshed the filename database, refreshed the font maps ...
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Illegal character in array arg

I am trying to compile the TeX file of "Relativity: The Special and The General Theory" by Einstein on Gutenberg Project. (The source file: https://github.com/GITenberg/Relativity--The-Special-and-the-...
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iopart class is not friend with physics package

I am using iopart class for my document. In an equation I wish to use ket. For this reason I use \usepackage{physics}. But when I type this package, I alarmed by Command \equation already defined. And ...
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Is there any latex package to format emails?

I am writing a document using Latex and I need to attach a few emails (sender, receiver, body message, etc...). Currently, I am manually editing the fields so that they look more readable. Such as ...
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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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MiKTeX installation on multiple computers: how to synchronize them? [closed]

I've installed basic-miktex-2.9.7031-x64 on my Windows 10 computer and started to develop a solution for a newsletter. This newsletter should be produced on the Windows computers of other people and ...
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My latex file is not working: document class not found

I am trying to run my latex file. I am getting the following error. I think it is something related to the document class. We create it "paper" and we put it in the same file. However, it is stated ...
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Italics in LaTeX

Which package must you include to use the italics command \textit{}? More generally, if I find a command I would like to use (in a tutorial, for example), how can I easily identify which package I ...
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Error Message ! LaTeX Error: File `mathdesign.sty' not found

I am new to Latex and keep getting the same error message: ! LaTeX Error: File `mathdesign.sty' not found. This error message appears even when the line is deactivated (?) using %. The line that the ...
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Is there a way of generating fluid flow graphs similar to those of 3B1B?

I've just seen 3 Blue 1 Brown's video on divergence and curl and found his diagrams on fluid flow to be so beautiful, especially for an article or book. Now, I'm familiarized with TikZ and PGFPlots, ...
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Package amsaddr.sty

How to enable package amsaddr for MiKTeX. There is not amsaddr in directory of TeX. That's why TeX cannot find amsaddr.sty. Running the file amsaddr.dtx I have this picture, but there is not file ...
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How do I install third-party packages in MacTeX? [duplicate]

I would like to know how I can install third-party packages that are not included in the standard MacTeX distribution. I am interested in using jecon.bst in particular. The current situation is: ...
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how to deal with the Package lipsum Package expl3 too old error without loosing my work

i was compiling a template and i got this error : ! Package lipsum Package expl3 too old. so i was wondering if there is a way to update the expl3 package but without losing my previous work , since ...
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Equalise spacing before and after tcolorbox environment

I don't like tampering with the AMStheorem default theorem styles (theorem, definition and remark), I find they fit my needs well. In this instance, I am using tcolorbox to draw boxes around ...
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On the math Belleek font: how to use it?

I am writing a little expository note on the Poisson equation. During the redaction of the note, due to the simplicity of the content, I decided to experiment with mathematical fonts: I experimented ...
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Collection of redefined commands

I find myself creating new commands for latex commands that I commonly use in order to cut down on the cognitive load of what I am writing. An example would be writing matrices, instead of writing ...
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Direct links to all LaTeX packages

Because of proxy limitations in MiKTeX Console, I need to download each LaTeX package from a browser, and move it to my local repository. Most online CTAN mirrors are organized in a very cluttered ...
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“package.sty” not found error in Texmaker

I am doing my LaTeX using Texmaker, and any attempts to build pdf are being received with "package.sty" not found. I have been using Latex using TexMaker for a long time, and I have not had this issue ...
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Is there any code/package to automatically generate long Cayley table?

i have to draw cayley's table of orders like 64 and 128. It seems tough. So is there any code/package to automatically generate the cayley table by just giving operation and group elements?
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Is there a LaTeX package manager with CLI commands like npm for Javascript?

Finding, installing and updating packages for LaTeX is sometimes a pain in the neck. There are package managers for the so-called "modern" programming languages, like npm or yarn for Javascript, cargo ...
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Hyperref causing “red” to appear before section numbers in table of contents

I am working with a LaTeX template and am noticing a big difference between the compiled document after adding \usepackage{hyperref} at the top. Before adding it, the Table of Contents section is ...
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Package detection without installation in MiKTeX

Lately I've been using a Weirdindows machine, in which I installed MiKTeX. Finding my way through its automatic package installer I noticed that if I check the existence of a package file which I know ...
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An Automatic Way to Produce “Author Contribution” Section

Background Academic journals and other scholarly publications are beginning to adopt a standardized requirement for Author Contribution sections. This is a section in which authors are labeled based ...
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Full path of a package, \listfiles with path

Suppose a user has an updated MikTeX installation, but \listfiles shows that an outdated package is being used. Is there a way to find out where on the hard drive the old package file is located? Is ...
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Tasks Package (not found) Is there any alternative to that package?

I would like to make horizontally aligned items with equations with multicols and tasks packages, but multicols doesn't align and texstudio doesn't recognize the tasks package (which I've already ...
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splitting packages into multiple files

I am writing a package, which is growing very rapidly. I would like to split into multiple files, and so I thought for example, that I could define all my counters in a separate file. \input{...
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How to make a document such as this image?

I am relatively new at LaTeX and I was wondering how to make a document such as this one.
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adding packages to jupyter notebook - specifically physics packages [closed]

i am working with jupyter notebook, writing some homework in latex . lately i encountered a problem when trying to write signs from quantum mechanics (bra , ket) . when i just write in a markdown ...
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Package Fancyhdr warning [duplicate]

I use the TexMaker compiler but I'm getting this warning: Package Fancyhdr Warning: \headheight is too small (52.5pt): Make it at least 74.90376pt. How to solve?
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Why does latex say my package is not found?

I installed the basic LaTeX edition for Mac. I used the package manager ttlmgr to install relsize and bbm. For some reason the package relsize is found but not bbm... Any idea what goes wrong? (note:...
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Installing a .sty package in MiKTeK

I've spent two days trying to install manually the cite.sty package in MiKTeX when nothing worked except putting it in the same directory as my .tex file. I run windows. I found the MiKTeX options (...
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Young tableau in figure caption

Is there a way to insert a Young diagram or tableau inside a figure caption, using either the youngtab or ytableau packages, or otherwise? The simple synthax of just adding - say - $\yng(3)$ does ...