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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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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)
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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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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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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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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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Package installation - Outdated repository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to install some packages from MikTeX 2.9, I found that I cannot do so with the error: The remote package repository is outdated.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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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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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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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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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 /tlnet/...
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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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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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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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