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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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How to manually update to tcolorbox 4.2? [on hold]

I am compiling with a MacTex installation with packages managed by TexLive. There is a bug in the tcolorbox package that has been fixed in the latest release; v 4.20. I am in fairly urgent need of ...
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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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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 ...