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Questions tagged [repositories]

about (either official or unofficial) software storage facilities for LaTeX packages.

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How to install a package from a local repository?

I am unable to connect to the package repository server using MiKTeX due to a proxy error. How would I go about installing a package from a local repository? I am trying to install the package beamer. ...
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LaTeX Figure Repository

I am wondering if there is a source website or repository for LaTeX figures. Many talented LaTechnicians have put many hours into solutions for making complex figures, even on this forum, and I'm sure ...
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Creating a new repository for TeXLive that contains custom, different packages

In short/tldr: I want to create a repository containing custom packages that can be accessed and installed by TeXLive. Any complete documentation on TeXLive-compatible repositories? Edit I'm looking ...
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package repository

I tried to download the basic installation package but I received the following errors: I know how to download updates from other repository through the console but to download the basic installation ...
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Package installation - Outdated repository

all Today, when I wanted to install some packages from MikTeX 2.9, I found that I cannot do so with the error: The remote package repository is outdated. I have tried several repositories ...
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Has TeX Live stopped signing the public repository?

Recently it appears to me that the TeX Live repository is no longer signed with the release PGP key. When using the tlmgr update command, it always reports tlmgr: package repository [mirrored repo ...
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Only one package repository available, seems to have caused problems

When I try to install packages or updates, this is the only repository available (see below). The Warning message says your MiKTeX version is outdated. When I tried to updated MiKTeX using this ...
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TeXstudio/MiKTeX Not finding local Repository on different drive [closed]

I have a lot of trouble getting a working local repository, as well as some standard packages to be found, with MiKTeX 2.9 and TeXstudio 2.12.6. Firstly, I want a local repository on a different drive,...
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biber - biblatex issues

I try using biblatex with biber backend, but keep running into problems. I have seen many questions about this here on stackexchange, most recommending to run 'pdflatex, biber, pdflatex' and to check ...
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Is there any repository of latex equations for standard equations in maths, physics, etc.?

We all have to write and rewrite the equations that have been known for thousands of years. Is there any repository where, say, the Pythagorean's theorem can be fetched as $a^2 + b^2 = c^2$? Update: ...
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Looking for the bibliography style used by the journal Econometric Theory

I am looking for a bibliography style (.bst file) that looks like the one at the bottom of the second column on this webpage http://korora.econ.yale.edu/et/policy/guidelines.pdf?jid=ECT. Copied here, ...
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Where is a good repository or resource for a lot of diverse sample equations?

Backstory: I am building a LaTeX to Speech library, and require a large amount of diverse samples which are readily available. Right now, I am trying to fish for examples out of tutorials and this ...
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Where Can I download older version of TeXLive? [duplicate]

I need to download TeXlive 2011 for some special reason. But I can't find it in tug.org website there is only latest version of TexLive. Any help will be appreciated. thanks. Edit: the Question ...
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Providing a local package repository on a web server

We have some problems with installing TEX packages due to firewalls and strict IT-regulations in our organization, and I'm trying to overcome some of the issues by offering the necessary MiKTeX ...
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Fresh install of MacTex on El Capitan, Tex Live version shown as 0

On a fresh install of El Capitan and MacTex, I'm getting this error message while the texlive utility is checking for updates: The repository at http://mirrors.ibiblio.org/CTAN/systems/texlive /tlnet/...
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Unable to connect to repository in MiKTeX 2.9

In MiKTeX 2.9 Package manager, when I'm trying to synchronize it writes me a message: "The remote package repository is not online...", but I'know server is online (I can use FTP to download packages ...
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Can not update packages in Tex Live Utility after installing Tex Live 2015 [duplicate]

since Tex Live 2015 was released these days, I updated it. I´m using a Mac. Now I wanted to check for package updates in the Tex Live Utility. But that does not work, unfortunately. First strange ...
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Use Microtype beta from TLContrib with Miktex [duplicate]

I would like to test Microtype 2.5 (b08) with Lualatex. I've seen here that TLContrib has been cited as a way to get and install this version, but I only found solutions to use it as a repository ...
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Un-official MacTeX repository

I have been using LiveTeX since 5 years ago. I have always used TeX Live utility to keep up-to-date my LaTeX distribution. Today I woke up with this question: I want to know if there is an un-...
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Unable to install keyval.sty

I have a minimal TeX Live installation in ~/texlive/2014. I was trying to install keyval.sty using tlmgr. So, I tried, tlmgr install keyval But it gives an error: tlmgr: package repository http://...
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MiKTeX: finding updateable packages takes >45 mins

I am in the process of creating a portable LaTeX system. For this I downloaded MiKTeX 2.9 Portable, which I installed and am now trying to update. However, the 'Updateable packages' screen keeps ...
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HTTP Error when trying to change repository [closed]

Today I wanted to install some new packages in the Package Manager. I got an error message saying: "MiKTeX Problem Report Message: HTTP Error Data: HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently" I checked and ...
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Repository of LaTeX Feynman diagram templates with pictures

I have over the last few years drawn a lot of Feynman diagrams in LaTeX with Feynmf and mpost. The results are nice, but time-consuming! For non-physicists, a Feynman diagram is an image made of lines ...
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Can I create a 'plugin' for TeX Live?

I'm creating a couple of packages that I'd like to make as easy as possible to install and manage with standard TeX package managers. (I'm trying to create an 'as plug and play as possible' package ...
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Establishing a new LaTeX repository in the university

Since there is only one TeX server in Australia, I am thinking to initiate negotiations with my institution to host a TeX repository on the website of University. First of all, please give me some ...
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MiKTeX 2.9 Package Manager and Updater crash - problem with repositories?

I installed MiKTeX Basic on Windows XP Professional (v. 2002, with Service Pack 3) (32) (at work), but it keeps crashing when I try to look up updates or install packages. It seems to not be able to ...
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What is the easiest way to install additional packages when using texlive from the Fedora repos? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install an individual package on a Linux system? I stumbled upon a question here which recommends using tlmgr for conveniently installing additional packages. The ...
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How can I change the package repository?

The package repository shows that the packages can be installed from internet. But I need it to be installed from random package repository. How can I change it Please help me
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Package repository down, how to relocate?

I would like to use the function of TeXnicCenter 1.0, where is automatically downloads missing packages used. The problem is, that the repository it wants to download from does not exist anymore (the ...
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Post-commit service hook for GitHub repository containing LaTeX?

This question is related to Compiling documents online. I store my LaTeX documents in a git repository on GitHub. Is there a web service which offers a post-commit hook for GitHub which automatically ...
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Failing to connect to tug.org [closed]

I have been trying to connect to the Tex Users Group (TUG) website for the past few days with no success at all. I keep getting the connection has timed out error message. I was wondering if someone ...
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Packages included in default LaTeX distributions [closed]

I have seen many questions where users are not sure whether they have a specific package suggested in a solution or perhaps even request alternatives (to avoid installation) or want some information ...
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Where can I find collections of bibliography styles?

Is there a central 'warehouse' or, perhaps, a 'list of collections', of bibliography styles? My preference is for BibLaTeX, but I'm sure answers for BibTeX would also be helpful. I don't have any ...
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MiKTeX and missing repositories

The list of repositories in the installer is much smaller than listed on the web site. Why? In particular, there are no Australian repositories listed in the Installer but they are on the website. ...
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Installing TexLive (windows)

I most likely caused this problem for myself, but I would welcome any suggestions to help dig me out of this hole. First of all, I tried to install texlive 2011 and got the error message that my ...
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Local central figures repository [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Automatically Locate Included Figures and Graphics This question is related to the workflow with LaTeX, more then it actually related to LateX... However, I would be happy to ...
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Is it feasible to create a standalone package for fonts / styles / layouts?

For many of my recent documents, I have started using a rather specific set of packages, settings, fonts and configuration. In one rare case, I even adapted one of the included fonts (in my opinion ...
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Repository of TikZ shapes

TikZ shapes are extremely hard to create – even the documentation admits as much. On the other hand, the selection of shapes that ships with the tikz package is pretty meagre – besides rectangles, ...
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LaTeX template gallery

I know that there's CTAN but I would like to know if any LaTeX template gallery (commercial or not) exists on the web. I mean something where I have some PDF examples that I could preview, and a ...
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LaTeX templates for writing a thesis

Aside from CTAN, what are good resources/repositories for Latex templates? In particular, I'm looking for some pretty Thesis templates (I'm familiar with classicthesis)