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

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Misplaced elements when compiling Asymptote using the xelatex engine (MiKTeX)

I am having troubles generating the identical PDF outputs from the following Asymptote source code: size(0, 40mm); draw(unitsquare); label("$1$", (0.5, 0.5), W + E); using engines pdflatex ...
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How can I compile TikZ pgf manuals 1.01; 1.18; 2.10 and 3.0.1a?

My request to archive old TikZ manuals was closed on the grounds that it is sufficient to compile these manuals with the corresponding version of pgf. Archive old manuals? #903 It is specified that to ...
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TeX Live 2020 - tlmgr cannot load perl-tk although it is installed

I installed TeX Live 2020 on my Linux system. When I try to invoke tlmgr --gui I get the error message tlmgr: Cannot load Tk, thus the GUI cannot be started! The Perl/Tk module is not shipped with the ...
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Calc Style is Missing from TexLive

I am quite new to the tex space. I recently installed Latex in conjunction to texlive (easy editor). I need to write a paper in astronomy and astrophysics but when I use the required template it says ...
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Inconsistent overfull boxes and line breaks between systems

I have two systems, one running Debian and one running Ubuntu, and both have the latest version of TeX Live installed (TeX Live 2019/dev/Debian and TeX Live 2019) from their respective repositories. ...
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PDF generation issue

I am using LaTeX inside a Docker container to generate a PDF. As per the result the PDF generates successfully. But making targets did not complete. The error is as below. My dockerFile is as follows....
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I need to install latex to a docker container at AWS ec2. How can I do it?

I want to install latex to generate pdfs in my docker container. This is my docker file FROM python:3 ADD pdf-generator.py / RUN pip install boto3 RUN pip install sqs-polling RUN pip install PyMySQL ...
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Why is my auxtree added via tlmgr not found by kpsewhich?

I am developing a style file locally and while I have the released version as part of my TEXMFHOME, I have the latest version of the style in git. When I develop with this git, I want to easily switch ...
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Command line that gives the path to `texmf-dist` - TeX Live (MiKTeX ?)

Is there a command line that gives the path to the folder texmf-dist where all the standard sty files are installed ? If the answer is positive, is there the same thing for MiKTeX ?
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Can't Compile with pdflatex After Installing texlive on an Arch Based Linux Distro

I installed LaTex on my computer that runs Parabola which is very similiar to Arch, by the following command: sudo pacman -S texlive-most. During the installation I remember that this error appeared ...
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Pdflatex cannot see .cls files

So I have installed TeXlive 2020, but whenever I run pdflatex on any main.tex I get the error ! LaTeX Error: File `article.cls' not found. I have checked and article.cls is where it should be at /...
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[Solved]: Tex Live 2020 installation failed on Windows 10

I downloaded Tex Live 2020 ISO file from CTAN mirror. I mounted the ISO file on disk D. Then I double click install-tl-windows.bat to install it. It went pretty good until the end of the installation: ...
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How to make latexmk/lualatex work with spaces in filenames in Windows?

For example, try make identical tex files at C:\a\b c\d.tex and C:\a\bc\d.tex. Then try run lualatex with no arguments except the filenames. The first file will compile perfectly. The second one will ...
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Where can I get the TeXLive 2019 torrent file?

I have searched the Web but am unable to get a link to the torrent file for TeXLive 2019. This appears to be a frequent problem since I found a similar question about TexLive 2018: Where can I get the ...
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Texmaker, Tex Live, .cls file, CentOS 8

I have just made a fresh install of Texmaker and Tex Live at my CentOS 8 system. I am not able to execute: "PdfLaTeX + Bib(la)tex + PdfLaTeX (x2) + View PDF" from the Texmaker. Everytime I ...
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LuaLaTeX does not compile after upgrade to TeX Live 2020

Edit: Compiling documents by running LuaLaTeX as an administrator does work. Therefore, running my editor (TeXstudio) as an administrator does serve as a workaround. However the question remains, why ...
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Getting the “full” installation with tlmgr

Does "full" installation really mean full? I did one, but tlmgr info shows quite a few packages as not installed. Is this because my installation went wrong? Should every single line ...
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Wrapfig not found on full texlive installation

Wrapfig doesn't seem to be a part of the full texlive installation any more, is that right, or am I missing something? EMACS's org-mode export tries to load it and breaks because it isn't found. I ...
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Can't update chemfig to latest version with TexLive

I'm using Arch linux, and have just installed the texlive-most package as in the wiki (https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/TeX_Live). The package I need, chemfig, is included in texlive-pictures, but ...
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Manage packages in TEXMFHOME with tlmgr [duplicate]

I am using TeX Live on a Linux system. My current OS version is a bit old and the Tex Live packages shipped are not the most recent. I need to use a custom texmf in TEXMFHOME for some CTAN packages. ...
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Moving a portable version of texlive disrupts access to fonts

I moved my portable installation of texlive from being directly under C:\ in Windows 10 to C:\Users\username\software\. As a result, fontspec can no longer find the fonts. When I run fc-cache -fv in ...
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Minimal installation to get lualatex (via tlmgr)

I'd liked to be able to run lualatex with a minimal TeX Live installation using tlmgr. I've tried to start installing scheme-minimal but then cannot find what I should add to have the lualatex binary....
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tex does not find my .sty files

I am using manjaro linux and I am having problem to set up correctly a latex project where I need to use my .sty files. I've inserted those files in the directory: /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/...
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how to install minion pro under ubuntu [duplicate]

I will want to install minion pro under ibuntu but I did not succeed, because it asks me for the .otf file that I do not have, I am looking for a step by step method to install minion pro very clear ...
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How can I get TeX Live to stop using the wrong package version (oscola)?

When attempting to use the OSCOLA style with biblatex I receive the error '! Package biblatex Error: Option 'url' already defined.' during compilation (running pdflatex from the command line). ...
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TeXLive 2020: How to deal with tikz-berge and tikz-kiviat packages that were removed from CTAN

The MWE below works fine with TeXLive 2019 and produces: But with TexLive 2020 version (MacTeX) I get ! LaTeX Error: File `tikz-berge.sty` not found ! LaTeX Error: File `tikz-kiviat` not found It ...
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How to update a LaTeX package?

I have the Tex Live 2017 in Trisquel, I installed from the compact disc. I need to update the tkz-euclide package, for that I entered the tlmgr window: When I order the update, I get this result: ...
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setspace package not working in TeX Live

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 and using the texlive-full apt package. I've tried this in TeXmaker and TeXstudio and I get the same errors in both, and I've tried it on Overleaf and it works just fine, so ...
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Which texlive package can give me hyperref functionality?

So far I've installed sudo apt-get install texlive-publishers and sudo apt-get install texlive-science, but I don't want to sudo apt-get install texlive-full because of the huge download. Using \...
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do not show FIXME todo notes in listofnotes of package fixmetodonotes

I am using the package fixmetodonotes to manage the ToDo's in my report. I was wondering whether there is a possibility to hide / not show notes in the list of notes created by \listofnotes. ...
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Using texmaker to run Tex Live headless on Debian 10

Since i have a Debian 10 Server running in the basement, i'd like to use it to compile .tex files. To have the advantages of using e.g. apt to update tex live, i'd prefer not to install the tex live ...
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Installation of texlive fails while downloading luatex (checksums differ)

I installed texlive 2020 some time ago without any problems. While updating it some issue with luatex occured and luatex stopper working. So I uninstalled texlive and decided to reinstall it. However, ...
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I can't reinstall TeX Live 2020 anymore

I had to reinstall Windows 10 due to... reasons, but now I can't reinstall TeX Live 2020 anymore. Here an example of the parts of the log which gives errors: Installing [2194/3989, time/total: 33:29/...
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Error with accent characters in index item with tex4ebook and xindy (Texlive 2020)

This is a follow-up of my previous question here. I'm using texlive 2020 and using the files provided by @Michal.h21. I have modified the input file sample.tex. \documentclass[ebook,12pt,oneside,...
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Kile or any TeX software cannot find 'TeX Live' binaries (manually installed) when launched from graphical menu or launcher icon

I have recently installed latest TeX Live 2020. Post installation, I have added the PATH of texlive installation /usr/local/texlive/2020/bin/x86_64-linux to ~/.bashrc and /etc/environment. Now, if I ...
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Unable to view postscript files using psv in TeX Live on Windows

I installed TeX Live 2019 on Windows 10 last year and tried to use the built-in psv to read postscript files. It opened with an error message, which I cannot remember now. This year, I installed TeX ...
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Annotations with Latex don't render in Okular

I have TeX Live 2020 installed and it works. Unfortunately, my Typewriter annotations in Okular don't work with latex code. After making a simple annotation $$a$$ and clicking to render it, I have an ...
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How to change the destination directory of a TexLive package

I would like to not have to reinstall all packages each year... (I have some disk space constraints.) In a comment to a previous question (Is there a way to transfer the state of tlmgr from texlive ...
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Setting up a central macros package in TeX Live/TeXShop on a Mac

I use TeX Live with TeXSchop on Mac OS High Sierra, and would like to create a “package" folder containing a macros file I named “CSTmacros.sty" so that it’s available to any working TeX file with the ...
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Is it adviseable or worthwhile to upgrade the latest TeX Live version (2020)?

I was wondering if it's worthwhile, or if it is even advisable, to upgrade to "vanilla" TeX Live instead of the older version in the Ubuntu repository? As the story goes, I was trying to create an ...
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/usr/bin/tlmgr: unexpected return value from verify_checksum: -5

I recently updated from Ubuntu 19.04 to Ubuntu 19.10 and it seems that I have lost a number of Latex packages, including colophon and enumitem. TeXLive came bundle with Ubuntu but I reinstalled it ...
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installing TeXlive after having MacTeX

I have working for a few years with MacTeX, and I want to update my tex distribution. I would like to install now TeXlive. What should I do with the old MacTeX installation? Do I have to remove it? I ...
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Issue with TeX Live Shell

I have an issue with tlmgr GUI. Whenever I start TeX Live Manager on my Windows 10 machine, the GUI is 2x the normal size and the list of packages is blank. Please see the picture. To get TeX Live ...
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MiKTeX Portable not working out of the box

The error message I'm getting is MiKTeX could not find the script engine 'perl.exe', and I'm aware this means I need Perl installed. But if I search the TeX Live distribution path I have on disk, it ...
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texliveonfly.exe (texliveonfly.win32)?

I've just discovered the texliveonfly binaries for windows (and other platforms). I know from earlier that texliveonfly is a python script. What is up with the binaries and how to use them?
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Installing pdfcrop command-line tool on Mac

I would like to do some PDF cropping at the command line. I've installed BasicTeX and the TeX Live Utility: brew cask install basictex brew cask install tex-live-utility I then opened up the TeX ...
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tlmgr: Local TeX Live (2019) is older than remote repository (2020)

I installed the MacTex 2020, but still got this message. I dont understand what is local TeX Live and what is remote repository. I also read the related previous posts and tried to downgrade remote ...
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What is texlive.tlpdb and how to fix its missing?

A friend of mine installed TeX Live 2020 but get error when running texdoc amsmath: $ texdoc amsmath texdoc error: No texlive.tlpdb nor shipped tlpdb data found. Searching on Google doesn't help, so ...
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How can I use awesomebox.sty in Debian stretch/buster with pdflatex

I have a latex document which uses the awesomebox package. On my old Widows system with MikTeX I could easyly install this package and use it with pdflatex. Now im using Linux and want to install it ...
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Package not found in texstudio

I am using texstudio to write a report. I am getting below error though : File `mathabx.sty' not found. \RequirePackage It seem texlive manages the package in texstudio . pdfTeX 3.14159265-2.6-1.40....

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