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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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TexLive 2020->2022 resulted in same source code compiled differently [closed]

I just upgraded TexLive from 2020 to 2022 in my Macbook through MacTeX and the exact same source file now takes around half a page longer (it was 6 pages) when it gets compiled to PDF. Since I haven't ...
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Image cache of dvipdfmx + xelatex breaks on certain paths?

Recently, I changed from using MiKTeX to TeX Live for easier sharing of setup & settings between PC's in our network. Most of the setup worked perfectly fine, but while trying to migrate our ...
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texlive error: File `Sweave.sty' not found. \begin

I work with texlive and R, but when I compile the .tex file I received this error File `Sweave.sty' not found. \begin and I found this answer but its for miktex users and I have texlive
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texlive 2022 failed to install

I installed texlive 2021 iso several times in windows 10 and no problems. but when I try to install texlive 2022 iso I found the following : Installing to: C:/texlive/2022 Installing [1/6, time/total: ...
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Help: My TexLive distribution seems to be missing a char

I noticed that my particular version of texlive (Arch Linux' texlive-core 2021.62793-1) seems to be missing some chars. In particular, the file \documentclass{article} \begin{document} A{\...
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Font issue in Asymptote 3D Texlive 2022

The following code works with texlive 2021 but no longer with texlive 2022. % !TeX program = lualatex \documentclass{article} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% \usepackage[...
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Errors with XeLaTeX after installing TexLive 2022

I just upgraded to TexLive 2022 (I was using version 2016). Now XeLaTeX is failing to typeset my files. I am using subfiles to keep common preamble and macros in one place only and several smaller ...
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Getting TeX Live Utility to know about new installation

I downloaded the file install-tl-unx.tar.gz from tug, and installed tex live 2022. I also have the TeX Live Utility installed (for a couple of years) on my Mac. I want the utility to change the ...
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Adding directories to MANPATH and INFOPATH

Texlive is asking me to add some directories to MANPATH and to INFOPATH. How do I do that? Most importantly, I have to add /home/Opstk/bld/texlive/2022/bin/x86_64-linux to my PATH for current and ...
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Installing latest texlive to a different installation location

I have the latest texlive installation but getting the error listed below. How can I choose a different installation location? *** WARNING **************************************************** The ...
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Installing and switching to new distribution

I installed the new texlive 2022 distribution and removed the old 2021 texlive distribution with tlmgr uninstall --all (after verifying I was on the right distribution with tex version and it returned ...
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Error when externalizing with TeXLive 2022 [closed]

today I have decided to upgrade to TexLive 2022 from 2020. Just after the new version has been installed I have encounter the problem when running this simple file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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No biber executable but tlmgr claims it's installed

I am currently setting up a hosted VM to build my own little personal cloud. The VM is running ubuntu server 20.04 on an aarch64 platform. I would like to synchronize my .tex files with it and have ...
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What packages does TeX Live install by default?

I accidentally uninstalled some default packages in the TeX Live Shell. I want to reinstall them, but I don't know exactly which ones were deleted and I can't find a list of default packages to ...
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Texlive uninstall blocked by local packages installed with tllocalmgr. Solution?

I'd like to remove texlive installed using pacman for its vanilla version. As I installed some packages with tllocalmgr, those packages block texlive desinstallation using pacman: $ sudo texhash ...
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Unable to load repositories in Tex Live manager

It shows an error No backend and closes the manager on clicking "OK". I tried loading different repositories but it was the same. I was wondering maybe I should install the newer version of ...
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How to get an *up to date* texlive profile (e.g. from tlmgr command line)?

I read that by means of a profile it is possible to do an unattended install with the texlive installer exactly duplicating the package set that is present on another installation. I understand that ...
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not generating .bbl file and bibliography while using Makefile

I am using Centos 7.8 and bibtex to generate bibliography. Reference and main.bbl, main.blg not generating when I use Makefile. My Makefile is as follows: all: main.tex sample.bib pdflatex -...
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Install latest version of TexLive [2021] on Debian/ChromeOS?

sudo apt install texlive-full installs the 2019 version. Using the tlmgr and update-tlmgr-latest.sh I tried to get it to version 2021 but failed. $ tex --version TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2019/dev/...
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Include fails but input succeeds for the same file?

The issue I'm learning about including multiple files into a latex document to have a more organised flow, and right off the bat I've come across a situation where the include command fails where the ...
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How to convert this Latex document to HTML?

I am trying to convert a Latex document using tex4ht program, but various errors occur during conversion. To perform conversion, I inserted make4ht -l something.tex in the TeX Live command-line (...
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link texlive to github repository

I have a package of commands commands.sty on github. Is there a way that I can point TexLive to this github repository so that I can use \includepackage{commands} in any local document? So far, I've ...
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Building the project continues indefinitely

I installed texlive on my laptop (ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS) using the command: sudo apt install texlive-latex-extra and then I installed sudo apt-get install latexmk. I also use plug in VS code - latex ...
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Attempting to participate in Pretesting TeX Live 2022

I am attempting to participate in Pretesting TeX Live 2022. I realize the testing in not for beginners, so with only a few years with TeX, I may be over my head. But I've read that "The entire ...
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bbding package not found for texlive (ubuntu)

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{bbding} \start{document} \Plane \end{document} When using XeTex or pdfLatex compiling for the above, I keep receiving the error: ! LaTeX Error: File `bbding.sty' ...
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Tex Live Utility blocking certain files from updating, failing to allow a complete update of ALL files

For the last two days, the TexLive Utility has been failing to allow a complete update of ALL files when attempting to Update All Packages. I've been able to Update Selected Packages within the ...
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TexLive - tlmgr: package aeb-pro not found neither locally nor remote!

Scratching my head on this one.. have installed TexLive from current on ubuntu 20. Running tlmgr update -list tells me its happy and there is nothing to update. I've added the tlcontrib repo and ...
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Re-installing corrupted TeX Live binaries

I somehow corrupted my texlive binaries and started to get cannot execute binary file errors. I want to reinstall only the binaries so I don't have to install all 7Gb of texlive again. When I run perl ...
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LaTeX Error: Command \footref already defined. in TeX Live 2021

On Arch Linux with LuaHBTeX v1.13.2 / TeX Live 2021, I suddenly get an error message on compile. My questions are: Why this high line number "l.6171" – my .tex file only has 1228 lines? ...
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How specifically do I make the 64bit binaries work on Windows 10?

This is a streamlined version of my previous question (LuaLaTeX 64 bit does not finish compilation). My setup: Windows 10 (or 11), current TeXStudio, TeXLive 2021. I attempt to use the 64bit binaries ...
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LaTeX on Ubuntu 20.04 giving "overfull \vbox" errors when using \includegraphics, \textwidth

I'm using LaTeX on Ubuntu 20.04 (for details see below). I never really had any trouble, but today I started getting unexpected Badbox warnings when using \includegraphics: Overfull \vbox (10.0pt too ...
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Compilation Difference When Using TexLive Instead of Miktex

I'm a long time MikTex user since I love their on-the-fly installation philosophy and tools and I'm happy with it. For job reasons I have to start to use R programming language and, for some reason, ...
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Want to build tex file but Recipe terminated with error

error message : The command name is D:\texlive\2021\bin\win32\mktexfmt Latexmk: fls file doesn't appear to have been made. Collected error summary (may duplicate other messages): pdflatex: Command ...
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How to use the 'usenglishmax' hyphenation patterns from hyph-utf8? (pdfLaTeX, TeXLive, ubuntu)

I am using pdfLaTeX from TeXLive on Kubuntu 20.04. Suppose that the LaTeX document I am writing is entirely in U.S. English. How can I use the usenglishmax hyphenation patterns (which are mentioned at ...
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TexLive on Windows 10 - Error: pointsize = mktexmf: empty or non-existent rootfile!

I installed TexLive on windows 10. It was working well. But after moving to a new user on my Windows, I encounter the following error: name = IranNastaliq/OT, rootname = IranNastaliq/OT, pointsize = ...
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Fresh install of TeXLive 2021 didn't set system variables Linux

After installing texlive2021 I noticed that "tex" still referred to the 2020 version which I have removed after installing texlive2021. I thought a restart would help, but now it just offers ...
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Curiosities about libsynctex

I've browsed through the CTAN repository, and there's no package called libsynctex, and that's also the case with the install script. However, when using linux distributions, e.g. texlive-bin of Arch ...
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TeXstudio/MiKTeX vs. TeXstudio/TeXlive. Which option is potentially less troublesome on Linux?

A few years ago I installed TeXstudio alongside with either MiKTeX or TeXlive on Linux. I remember it required so much tweaking to get it working with TeXstudio that I finally gave up and installed ...
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`sudo apt install texlive-lang-cyrillic` breaks existing fonts & packages

My LaTeX install was working fine. Then someone told me to run apt install texlive-lang-cyrillic to allow me to use XCharter. Now, some packages appear missing like authblk: LaTeX Error: File 'authblk....
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Installation failed TeX Live 2021 on Windows 10 - Decompression error

I am trying to install TeX Live 2021 on my windows 10 computer (x64). I have downloaded the install-tl.zip archive from https://tug.org/texlive/acquire-netinstall.html I unzipped it and then ran ...
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usepackage, absolute path, and github development

I've forked the github repo for a package that is on CTAN and distributed with TeXLive. I'd like to do some development on it, and use it locally before committing back. This seems a pretty standard ...
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LuaLaTeX 64 bit does not finish compilation

Setup: Windows 11, all updates, texlive 2021, all updates, win64 from CTAN. The files that were previously compiling flawlessly with LuaLaTeX stopped compiling now (I cannot check when exactly, as I ...
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Installing texlive on sd card in a Chromebook

In a Chromebook we can activate developer mode which installs a virtual machine and then we can run debain in it. Most of the Chromebooks have limited storage. I am using a cheap Lenovo Chromebook ...
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What's the difference between these 3 ISO files? Are they the same file?

texlive.iso, texlive2021-20210325.iso, and texlive2021.iso. They seem to be of the same file size. Are they the same file?
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my texlive2021 is trying to create .tfm in every run, which makes the building pretty slow

I have texlive2021 and texlive2019 installed in my Linux computer. Recently I found the building is very slow when I was building a .tex file. I got the following message everytime I built this file: ...
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How to Deactivate Fonts From the Font Catalogue

For example, if I want to use https://tug.org/FontCatalogue/royalinitialen/ on the first letter of a story I'm writing, but every other letter afterward to be the default font. How can I go about this?...
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Reverting to earlier LaTeX picture environment for compilation with TexLive 2020?

I have written a document in Overleaf that I wish to submit to arXiv. The document compiles fine on Overleaf with TexLive 2021, but fails when uploading to arXiv. From what I understand arXiv compiles ...
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Including svg file in sharelatex (overleaf)

I was working with the online version of overleaf and the below code to include svg images worked perfectly fine. \begin{figure} \centering \includesvg[width = 5cm]{FIGURES/Example.svg} \...
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Problem Solved - Multiple issues with Sweave and Knitr

Here is the Github link of the files and a short description of the issues: https://github.com/Euniceisnice/What-is-wrong-with-my-Tex-and-Sweave I have never managed to compile my Rnw file with Knitr. ...
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Running pdftex in a »for loop« over many *.tex files, using a format, and hitting file names with umlaut and / or spaces

This is a follow up to this question: mylatex.ltx and a file name with an umlaut and / or spaces I'm producing 50 *.tex files by using a template engine (jinja2), a python script, a *.csv file with ...
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