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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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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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Install working full texlive on CentOS

I'm trying to compile my latex presentation (github-link) on CentOS 7. It worked on arch linux before. I tried to install texlive via sudo yum install texlive* That didn't give me all files I needed,...
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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 ...
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Slow texlive vanilla installation: How can I change the mirror during the installation?

I am just installing a fresh vanilla texlive 2018 on a ubuntu box. The installer is running but the download speed seems to be very slow (which is not due to my internet connection). Is there to ...
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`tlmgr: Remote repository is newer than local (2017 < 2018)` but I just did a fresh install?

First time I saw tlmgr: Remote repository is newer than local (2017 < 2018) I was surprised because my OS is less than a week old, but sometimes the repositories are out of date so did sudo apt ...
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texlive doesn't find installed packages

I installed texlive-full from the install-tl script. Most things work fine, but it seems that texlive is looking for packages which are already installed in the wrong directory. The following error ...
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Making TeXLive Bera Font Accessible on MacOS/R/etc

I used to be able to create R graphs with texlive's bera .pfb font on macos. Alas, somewhere along the line, it stopped working. (I am asking in https://stackoverflow.com/questions/53089029/using-...
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How change my TEXMFHOME directory config

I use Texlive 2018 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I wanted to change my TEXMFHOME directory to hide it. I did it just creating a usertree in "~/.texmf" I've tried if [ -d ~/.texmf ] ; then export TEXMFHOME=...
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fmnj font issue

I need to do a project using an old template. I switched from Windos/Miktex to Mac/Texlive. The line in the template that creates issues is: \renewcommand{\rmdefault}{fmnj} The output log recorded: ...
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TexStudio on Linux suddenly not able to find installed packages

The following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum \end{document} all of a sudden gives the following error in TexStudio on Ubuntu 18.04 with TexLive: ...
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Installing a second TeX Live distribution for testing

My machine has a mixture of TeX systems dating from the eighties until today. I'm sending TeX files to an organization and I would like them to run smoothly (without errors or missing resources) on a ...
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Why do I need texlive?

I just installed texmaker in Ubuntu through Software Central as it was recommended by a youtube channel I was checking for learning latex. Now the thing is that as I thought texmaker is just an ...
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How to draw punch holes in the margins?

The objective is to draw circles in the place where the punch holes will be once the PDF is printed in a physical sheet of paper (If it matters, consider a two-hole punch.). Some sources say the holes ...
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latex Encode the image below using run length encoding

This question concerns run length encoding. This is a way of reducing the file size of an image without losing any information (lossless compression). Run length encoding relies on statistical ...
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How to specify the path to texlive in lyx?

At work I have a centOS computer, which runs an outdated version of texlive. A texlive developer recomends installing the upstream version in this CentOS forum. I installed the 2018 version of texlive....
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How do I insert a Greek character in LyX without it failing on PDF export?

When I insert a Greek character in the text, PDF export fails. A minimum reproducible example is: #LyX 2.3 created this file. For more info see http://www.lyx.org/ \lyxformat 544 \begin_document \...
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migrating from Linux to Mac

For the longest time, I have written LaTeX documents on Unix or Linux. Due to several reasons, I'm actively planning to move this to Mac. I installed Mactex, Linux Libertine fonts, RomDev.tec and ...
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Fresh install of TL2018: no tikz graph drawing libraries found

On a fresh install of TL 2018, on Linux, no tikz graph drawing libraries can be found. The files, e.g. texlive/2018/texmf-dist/tex/generic/pgf/graphdrawing/tex/pgflibrarygraphdrawing.trees.code.tex ...
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Debian Stretch — Trouble with Latex Installation

I must have messed up my latex installation and I do not know how to clean it up. Some time ago I installed the emerald fonts using the procedure detailed at Install emerald font package on ubuntu ...
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Problem in using Xpersian package in the predefined English template file (LaTeX)

I'm trying to compile a "*.tex" file(which contains some Persian words)with "TeXLive" using "XeLaTeX". For example, "Sample.tex" file contains below script which has Persian words. It is running ...
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CTAN package does not appear in TexLive utility

I want to install this package from CTAN, but I can't find it through the TexLive Utility. Why would it not appear, and what can I do about it? (If it's relevant, I'm using MacTex.)
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Font \bodyfont=Calibri at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file or installed font not found. \begin{document}

I am getting the error shown in the title five times in a row at the beginning of the logs when trying to compile my document with XeLaTex through TexStudio (command used: xelatex -synctex=1 -...
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Biblatex v3.11 with arXiv - how fix “wrong format version” error?

My problem is related to this older post. I try to upload my paper to arXiv and get error Package biblatex Warning: File 'main.bbl' is wrong format version - expected 2.8. I understand from answers ...
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Using gridset with tikz in LuaLaTeX (Texlive 2017)

We have some LaTeX designed for Texlive 2013, but we're going to bump to Texlive 2017 (because of Ubuntu 14 EOL). We use the gridset package to help us align our text to a grid, and (when debugging) ...
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Lualatex and pdflatex missing with Tex Live 2018 minimum installation on Ubuntu 18.04

I just installed Tex Live 2018 with the minimum scheme on Ubuntu 18.04. Apparently, this minimal scheme does not include applications like lualatex and pdflatex in /usr/local/texlive/2018/bin/x86_64-...
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How do I insert a japanese character with unicode?

I want to insert a handful of Japanese (katakana) characters in a latex document. I am using texlive and pdflatex. I know I can use a Japanese typesetting package, such as CJK, and do something like ...
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What is the correct command line to tell install-tl to use the mirror I tell it?

I'm updating TeX on my systems, and have been having issues with very slow install speeds (Estimated finishing times of over 19 hours at times for a 1.9 GB install). I think this might be since ...
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Can't load a .cls file in TexStudio -Texlive 2018 [closed]

I'm working in Windows 10 using TexStudio on TexLive 2018 distro. I'm writing my bachelor final thesis and I need to use a document class defined by my academic department. I have a .cls file named "...