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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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Portable installation of TexLive and dehypht-x-2018-03-31.tex

This question is about a borderline installation of TexLive, and as such it could be off-topic. I am sorry if this is the case. Background: I am trying to install a portable version of TexLive 2019 ...
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texlive langczechslovak collection compilation error

I am trying to get this compiled. As I can see the upstream SVN repo this collections depends on the csplain package I am getting the error: Loading UK English hyphenation patterns in ASCII encoding, ...
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Problem with elsevier class in lyx on mint 19.1

I am not sure if here is the right place for this question excuse for this. I am using linux mint 19.1 and lyx 2.3.2. Firstly I installed texlive-full and then installed lyx. After that from lyx I ...
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Texlive 2019 install failed

When I am open the install-tl-advanced.bat and install-tl-windows.bat, I will get the information like the picture below. How can I fix the issue?
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tlmgr: Remote repository is newer than local (2018 < 2019)

I know this question looks like a duplicate but it's not, all the other solutions are not working for me. I'm using debian 10 buster and I installed texlive with: sudo aptitude install texlive ...
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What are formats in LaTeX and how to manage them?

For very long time I am trying to understand why we need fmtutil and also why these files are called formats? Where are they coming from (besides language packages)? For example I have checked my ...
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texlive import packages from older installations

I've been using TeX Live 2018 and installed some packages to that, now that 2019 is out, I need to intall that new version (windows). I am using basis scheme install option (plain and latex) for ...
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Understanding the TeXlive release cycle: What is the meaning of a TeXlive release and is it ever 'finished'?

I'm trying to understand how the TeXLive release cycle works, but I'm unable to find exact information during my research. I hope someone here can point me in the right direction. Here's what I ...
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Why won't TEXINPUTS work?! (And how do I fix it?)

This is frustrating me to no end. I'm trying to use TEXINPUTS to look inside a parent directory (I don't know how else to). It refuses to do so no matter what I do. A minimal example to illustrate ...
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Default paper size is A4 instead of US letter

Quoted from https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Page_Layout#Page_size: It will not have been immediately obvious - because it doesn't really cause any serious problems - that the default page size ...
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Uninstalling TexLive issue on macOS Mojave

I realized I have quite hefty 13GB taken up by my 2018 and 2019 texlive versions and wanted a clean reinstall and a lightweight latex environment anyway. I read I can simply remove the folders under ...
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How to install HarfTeX on TeXLive?

I've Installed TeX Live 2019 and downloaded HarfTeX. I'm using Visual Studio Code along with LatexWorkshop on Windows 10 and without any problem tex files compile with xelatex and lualatex. What to do ...
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Compile error of the IEEE Access template

I am going to write a paper of the IEEE Access LaTeX format uploaded in this page https://journals.ieeeauthorcenter.ieee.org/create-your-ieee-article/authoring-tools-and-templates/ieee-article-...
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How to prevent texstudio from eating indentation;

When I paste something from other places,texstudio will eat the indentation. I feel really sad. I use utf8 coding. Can I use some way prevent it from eating indentation? For example original text ...
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Can't use numexpr in horizontal mode

I am trying to learn to work with numexpr and am having some trouble with the basics, and etex_man has not been detailed enough to help in this case. Here is an MWE: \documentclass{article} \begin{...
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What does kpsewhich stand for?

I often have trouble remembering the name of the kpsewhich command. Maybe it would be easier for me to remember it, if I understand where the name come from, so the question is: What does the kpse ...
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pdflatex doesn't find package although it is installed

When I am running pdflatex template.tex I get the error ! LaTeX Error: File `xstring.sty' not found. However, I have downloaded the package myself and placed it in a latex-folder: $ find . -name ...
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How to install Arial in TeX Live 2019 in Windows 8.1 (64 Bit)

I hope someone has the kindness and endurance to help me out with installing uarial in TeX Live, I would be really grateful for that. I have tried so much for a few days now and for me it is quite ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Texlive 2018 ! LaTeX Error: File `ulem.sty' not found

After installing tinytex R package, I started getting LaTeX error regarding missing .sty files. One such error is LaTeX Error: File `ulem.sty' not found. I used the following code Checked Texlive ...
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Problem with STIX2 in TeXLive 2019

I just installed TeXLive 2019 on a Windows 10 system. The following file generates an error: % !TeX program = xelatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont{STIX2Math.otf} \...
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How to find a TeX Live repository for a certain version of TeX Live?

My goal is to install the latest version of TeX Live, after having uninstalled the previous one, because I got the error tlmgr: Remote repository is newer than local (2018 < 2019) and I couldn't ...
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Concrete text font not found on Ubuntu 18.04

I installed the following Ubuntu packages on Ubuntu 18.04: texlive texlive-bibtex-extra texlive-fonts-extra texlive-generic-recommended texlive-lang-german texlive-latex-extra texlive-xetex In my ...
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Forcing Fontspec to find a specific instance of a font where several exist

I have been struggling to find the answer to this one. Let's suppose my system (and indeed my TexLive distro) has multiple different versions of a font with a specific name. Say ffftusj.ttf I want ...
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How to use chinese chars in section names?

This is how I (currently) embed chinese in my documents: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{CJKutf8} \begin{document} \begin{CJK}{UTF8}{gbsn} \tableofcontents \section{abstract} 摘要 \end{CJK} \end{...
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How to install executable latex using tlmgr?

OS: Ubuntu 18 If one decides to use install-tl to install only the most minimal scheme , then how can one install the executable latex ? Apparently doing tlmgr install latex is not enough, because ...
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Update TexLive 2018

I work with TexLive2018 However, some of my packages seem to be old: (/usr/local/texlive/2018/texmf-dist/tex/latex/tools/array.sty Package: array 2018/04/30 v2.4h Tabular extension package (FMi) ...
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Uncommon problem on xdvipdfmx in macTeX?

When I use the following code to type Chinese text in TeXShop of macTeXIt reports an error This is XeTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-0.99999 (TeX Live 2018) (preloaded format=xelatex) restricted \write18 ...
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Make texmaker use dic + aff files on debian 32 bit

I have some problems getting the spellchecker in texmaker to work for the Dutch dictionary, only the 'basic' forms of the words are being corrected for spelling. My system is a tinkerboard S (32 bit) ...
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How to report the --output-directory bug on pdflatex/latexmk on Tex Live?

As already reported on this other question I can't write on file 'foo.aux', when: Using the --output-directory option of both pdflatex and latexmk Using Tex Live 2017 on Linux The ...
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TeX capacity exceeded: Is available main memory size depending on machines RAM?

I had the case that I ran into TeX capacity exceeded several times when compiling a pgfplot with lots of data points on a machine with 4096 MB RAM. Now I've tried to compile the very same file on a ...
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TeX capacity exceeded: How to increase main memory size of TeX Live on a Debian machine?

When trying to compile a huge pgfplot with several plots I receive the following error: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [main memory size=5000000]. \end{document} There is no error in code as compiling ...
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cannot find installed package in VS Code with TexLive

My OS is win10 enterprise. VS Code Output: ! LaTeX Error: File `algorithms.sty' not found. I had set system environment path for me and all users, and found `algorithms.sty' in E:\texlive\2018\texmf-...
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Single-user TeXLive installation via GUI

I have TeXLive 2017 installed on Ubuntu under ~/.local/texlive/2017 (the canonical single-user equivalent of /usr/local/), and would like to do the same for the 2018 version. I've always used the "...
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tlmgr: Remote repository is newer than local (2017 < 2018), No it is not

Ok, one more regarding this apparently pervasive issue with tlmgr and Texlive and Linux and .... sigh. So, I installed texlive on Ubuntu 18.04. So far so good. Attempted to compile an article, I get: ...
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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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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. ...