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TeX Live is a widely used TeX distribution available for Windows, Mac OSX, Linux, and other Unix-like operating systems.

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texliveonfly preamble.sty not found

I'm trying to use texliveonfly to automatically install my dependencies. However, most of the packages I used are located in a preamble.sty file which is in the same folder as the main.tex file for my ...
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How to use LaTeX in Anki. I use Windows and Tex Live 2018

As I found on Apple.Stackexchange , I downloaded anki add-on. I am Windows user so couldn't do 'which latex' as the step of that page says. Anki still didn't work and it says latex 실행 중 오류 발생. ...
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How to find correct version of TexLive for Ubuntu (or debian based OS)?

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 and installed Tex Live following this link on official site and it showed it is version 2018. But when I use tex --version I get the following output : TeX 3.14159265 (...
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How do I install glosstex in Tex Live?

I would like to know how to install glosstex package in TexLive. I don't know where to paste it because I have downloaded it from CTAN. I installed TexLive in Windows 10 Home. Thanks
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Virtual environment as in python

I've read this question about doing what I'm asking, however for it to work, one needs to have texlive preinstalled (or texlive-base). I was searching for a way to be totally (or nearly) independant ...
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Texlive upgrade and missing packages

Every time I install a new TeX Live version (the "full" one) on Ubuntu, I encounter some lack of backward compatibility (e.g. missing packages or changed commands in existing packages) and some of my ...
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Texliveonfly error python.exe not found

i cant get texliveonfly running, i followed this guide here How to setup texliveonfly, on any LaTeX editor? but i get an error message C:\texlive\2018\bin\win32\runscript.tlu:922: C:\texlive\2018\...
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Lyx on macports and MacTex (solved)

I had a Texmac 2017 installation and Texstudio via macports. Recently I have to install lyx via macports, but lyx installed a Texlive basic 2018. Two texlive installed but no properly worked My ...
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Latex cannot find sty files

I put Rd.sty in C:\texlive\texmf-local\tex\latex\Rd.sty. But when I try to execute a file, say aaa.tex then the error ! LaTeX Error: File "Rd.sty" not found. occur. But, if I put the Rd.sty and ...
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Problem with fill between when using tikzpicture

Related to this question, my code: \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis} [domain=0:12, samples=100,grid=major, domain=1:4, xlabel=$\lambda$, ylabel=$f$, legend pos=north west, no marks] \addplot [...
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Which libraries are available via ffi for texlive luatex with no other installation?

Recent versions of luatex (≥ 1.0.3) come with ffi. That means that one can call a C library from lua inside a TeX file. Some (very) recent examples on TeX.sx have proven its power. Assuming current ...
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De-macro script not working anymore?

I would like to use a script which is included in TeX Live called De-macro (link), this module is a bit old, the last update is from 2007 and it works with Python 2.7 I guess. I tried to use it ...
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amscls and ams fonts with TexLive, installing fonts

I'm getting the following error: [debian:doc]$ latex amsbook-template.tex This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.17 (TeX Live 2016/Debian) (preloaded format=latex) restricted \write18 enabled. ...
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Just installed texlive-full and it is outdated

I just did sudo apt install texlive-full Now I am running into some trouble getting packages to work. I encountered this error: tlmgr: Remote repository is newer than local (2017 < 2018) see ...
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XeTeX wasn't built when cross-compiling TeXLive

I'd like to cross compile TeXLive on a Arch Linux build system for the host and target MIPS. I have set up a correct MIPS compiling toolchain (OpenWRT SDK). I get TeXLive source through rsync -a --...
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Difference in beamer headline between TeX Live versions [duplicate]

I habe a problem with different output after installing a new TeX Live version. Minimum working example: \pdfpageattr {/Group << /S /Transparency /I true /CS /DeviceRGB>>} \documentclass[...
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Ubuntu: TeXlive install fails everytime

I have downloaded the tar.gz from tug.org, and I have followed the instructions. But every time, after an hour of installation or so, it fails because the checksum of one of the file isn't right. ...
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Is luaotfload package broken?

Today's (2019-02-09) tlmgr update of TeXLive 2018 (on Linux) broke my project (around twelve hundred pages in several books typeset with LuaLaTeX using Adobe Garamond Pro) severely — almost all the ...
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Word wrap 64 character hexadecimal strings in verbatim JSON

I'd like to document example requests/replies in our protocol per How to write narrative documentation. We're using the texlive-latex-base on Ubuntu for our documentation, and I'm linting with lacheck ...
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best option for texmf.cnf like main_memory

i have 32 GB Ram, and processor intel 7, please what the best option for texmf.cnf : main_memory= ? buf_size= ? extra_mem_top = ? extra_mem_bot = ? and others option. Now, Lyx (over texlive in ...
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Arxiv Equation Referencing Problem

I am struggling to submit my work on Arxiv. Even though referencing citations works, referencing to the equations within my tex file does not work. It results in (??). I checked all the Arxiv help ...
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How to install the hmcpset package for LyX Mac with MacTex?

I've been trying for several days to get this to work, but i haven't been successful yet. I'm new to latex and I don't have a very good idea of what I'm doing, which is why I'm using LyX. I put the ...
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Problem with Texstudio in Ubuntu 18.04

I am new to Ubuntu (I have Ubuntu 18.04) and I have tried to install Texstudio for three days, but I have always had problems. I have tried EVERYTHING what I found on the Internet, but NOTHINGS works. ...
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TeXstudio or TeXlive gives wrong package description

I just started using LaTeX with these softwares but when i want to read package or tools description it gives me wrong ones for almost every description, only some are right (textheight and textwidth ...
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TeXmaker crashes when typing a left curly brace

Whenever I type a left curly brace in my LaTeX document, the editor crashes. It crashes when copy-pasting the curly brace, too. This happens on two different computers, with just one file. I've tried ...
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tlmgr shows wrong package installation status

I am using a portable XeTeX installation installed via TexLive parallel with a normal PdfLaTeX installation. I do not want to mix them up. I wanted to install some more packages for XeTeX which did ...
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Can I already install TeX Live 2019 using install-tl?

I'm using Debian testing and it has packages (containing e.g. the latex executable) from TeX Live 2019. Can I already use install-tl with some -repository ... flag to install the same packages to ...
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How to install font Tex Gyre Termes

I installed TexLive 2018 from https://www.tug.org/texlive/quickinstall.html Consider this script: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Tex Gyre Termes} \begin{document} \end{...
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TeX Live's texlive.profile isn't generated automatically

Platform: macOS Mojave 10.14.2 TeX Live version: 2018 install-tl revision: 49210 I'm installing TeX Live to macOS like: $ # Download an installer $ curl -O http://ftp.jaist.ac.jp/pub/CTAN/systems/...
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How to install/repair texlive-doc on Ubuntu?

I have removed /usr/share/doc/texlive-doc by mistake.Is there any method to repair these documentations or I must reinstall all the texlive? Ubuntu 16.04 Texlive 2015 Thanks.
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How to fix PostScript error “undefined in resourcestatus”?

I created a batch file animator.bat taking two parameters (a TeX input filename without extension and the number of pages). rem animator.bat rem %1 TeX filename without extension rem %2 The number ...
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Installing dvipng package Error:(running on Debian, switching to user mode!)

After installing Tex Live with the downloaded zip, I am trying to install the package dvipng(needed to use Latex in Anki), but I am getting this error: victor@victor-GL552VW:~$ sudo tlmgr install ...
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Is it possible to “relocate” my ~/texmf/ directory?

My custom sty files are stored in the ~/texmf/ directory. I like to keep the contents of my home directory simple, so I'd like to move ~/texmf/ somewhere else (maybe ~/.texmf/ or ~/.config/texmf/). Is ...
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Online service to compare different versions of TeX Live?

I’ve been wondering if there is any online service which allows one to compile a document using different versions of TeX Live (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, …) and compare the result. I’m imagining ...
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Warning: a possible image without description

I employ TexLive 2017. I use the following piece of codes in my tex. \begin{figure}[t] \centering \begin{subfigure}{0.45\columnwidth} \epsfig{file=fig/a.eps, width=1.0\columnwidth} \caption{a} \end{...
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pandoc to PDF not putting a shaded block around language specific code sections

I have the following text in my .md file: ### Table of Contents, List of Tables, List of Figures The example below shows how to place a table of contents, a list of tables, and a list of figures, ...
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Error caused by tabular environment suddenly started happening on a previously working file

I'm working on a pretty big document with a lot of \usepackage and custom commands. I'm using texlive 2018 on both my laptop with Linux Mint 17 and my desktop with Windows 10. After updating texlive ...
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Installation of TeX Live Portable fails under Linux Debian

I attempeted to install the portable version of texlive (on an SSD card) on a Linux Debian installation. It started OK, with some files and directories installed, but then error messages: ...
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Migrating from TexLive to MacTeX: My scripts do not work. Undefined control sequence \end{document}

I have classes for all the kinds of documents I usually write in Latex. I just migrated to a Mac in my new job, and find that none of my scripts work with MacTex 2018 (first time working with MacTex......
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How to add my own directory to TexWorks search list

I am using TeXWorks as the front end for the XeTeX format. Just installed this from the TeXLive 2017 CD. I have a directory of my own plain-Tex macro files. I want my plain-TeX coded documents to ...
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latexindent texlive and texstudio

I am using TeXStudio with texlive on Windows 10 computer. I would like TeXStudio to automatically handle my indentation in my tex-files. My question is: How to install latexindent in texstudio when ...
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Is it allowed to use pdflatex in commercial environments for report generation?

At our company we would like to generate customer report using pdflatex and TexLive and send the report to the customers. We are not sure about the licencing. Are we allowed to use TexLive and ...
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Is it possible to install MiKTeX or TeX Live on Windows using portable version as a local repository?

Assume there is a computer running Windows 7+. I have an external drive with a bunch of portable programs, among which there happen to be two directories with complete portable versions of MiKTeX and ...
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how to check the defintion of a particular environment? [duplicate]

What program can be used to output the definition of some macros or some environments provided by a particular package without having to read all the package file. A program that output only the ...
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xelatex doesn't work in texstudio [closed]

I recently installed texlive and texstudio (both last versions) but texstudio doesn't work when I changed the compiler to xelatex. I get the error : Error: Command crashed: xelatex -synctex=1 -...
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Bibtex hash size exceeded

I am trying to compile my manuscript. I am using a large bibtex database that contains conference papers, in addition to my custom bib file.Also I am using the CCS template, as follows: \...
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Load System Fonts in Fedora 28 Texlive 2017* ConTeXt? [to be closed] [closed]

The example from font-sel.mkvi fails to load system fonts: \definefontfamily [dejavu] [serif] [DejaVu Serif] \definefontfamily [dejavu] [sans] [DejaVu Sans] \definefontfamily [dejavu] [mono] [...
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Historic TeX Live distributions: HTTPS/SFTP mirror

I'm trying to compile a LaTeX document as part of a Travis CI job. I need to use the 2017 version of TeX Live until a 2018 image for the Docker container I am using is released. The suggestions ...
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Divide a PDF from LaTeX into separate files by chapter?

I have written lecture notes, which are organized more or less a chapter to a class. Each chapter has it's own bibliography, so they are mostly independent. I'd like to separate the resulting PDF file ...
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Increase save_size on texlive on windows

While compiling a short file with spreadtab, I got the following error: ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [save size=80000]. Based on other answers in this site, I ran on a Windows shell: kpsewhich -a ...