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Getting older versions of Miktex. Can it be raplaced with Texlive?

I work with a journal that uses Latex format files that are intended for a 2016 Miktex distribution. The format files are incompatible with latest Miktex distributions. Recently I tried to install ...
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Which TeX-Live package contains "ly1enc.def"? [duplicate]

I am distributing a LaTeX package containing templates for our organization. I am developing on Windows and we have an automated build process established for Linux, which also does some basic testing....
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texlive 2021 not finding a file which texlive 2017 can find

In an old version of a file from a TexLive 2017 compile the following line compiles correctly. \node[draw,anchor=north,inner sep=0pt] (quiz) at ($(current page.north)+(0in,-1.25in)$) {\includegraphics[...
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Errors when compiling Elsevier's cas-dc-template on texmaker using texlive 2017/Debian

I downloaded this template from Elsevier. Tried to compile it. On the first attempt, I get the following Error: ! Use of \@xfootnotenext doesn't match its definition. And it says from Line 172. On ...
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xltabular produces error in combination with multicolumn and \kill

What I need to do is to set 20 columns with equal width and use each one of them with multicolumn. In order to spread the table to \textwidth I need to use \kill. Explanation can be found here ...
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Updating from Mint19 to Mint20 breaks tkz-euclide

I just upgraded from Mint19 to 20. A tex file (20 000 lines) was compiling without error in Mint19. Now I get either 1 or more than 100 errors! The following minimal example shows the dilemma: \...
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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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PDF version 1.7 output using XeLaTex and texlive 2017

I tried to use \pdfminorversion=7. This did not work, the error "!Undefined control sequence" popped up. Just to see if it would work, I also entered \pdfminorversion=2, with the same effect. Is there ...
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Override package with local package [Overleaf]

For a rather large project I unfortunately need to use Overleaf. The problem with this is that it uses TexLive 2017. My question is: Is there an easy way to use packages from the newest TexLive ...
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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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Uninstalling Texlive 2017 from windows 10

I just want to remove Tex Live 2017 from my Win 10, it does not normally show in "Add or remove programs" list.
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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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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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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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Footnote without a marker for moderncv documentclass

I have trouble getting the answer from Footnote without a marker to work for my moderncv document and TeX Live 2017, LuaLaTeX 1.0.4 and Latexmk 4.53a. The following document: \documentclass{moderncv}...
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After upgrade to TeX Live 2018: xcolor's table option interferes with vertical spacing in tabular environment [closed]

I upgraded from TeX Live 2017 to 2018 (on a Mac) and realized something strange (?). Previously the following showed lines with increasing spaces, now that seems to be ignored and the behavior is as ...
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Texlive 2018 install kills tex [closed]

I recently upgraded from Texlive 2017 to Texlive 2018 by default through dnf on a fedora 28 system, using Kile as the front end. My tex installation now fails to produce anything. I have removed ...
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Update TeXLive from 2016 to 2018

I have to update TexLive in order to use, at least, the 2017 version and I don't need the TexLive full version. The problem is that I'm using Debian 9.4 and the latest version available in the debian ...
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TikZ pic "compass" won't compile

A few days ago user Kpym created a nice piece of code to draw a TikZ pic of the compass, see https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/424688/120477. For me, this solution works as a charme. But for my fellow ...
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how to Install new packages during freeze period

Apparently TeX Live 2017 is now in the freeze period in anticipation of Tex Live 2018, because I tried running sudo tlmgr install tikz (for a re-install of TeX Live I was doing), and I hit this error: ...
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Texlive cannot find files in TEXMFHOME [duplicate]

Texlive doesn't detect any files found under TEXMFHOME, even though kpsewhich -var-value TEXMFHOME returns the correct path (~/.texlive2017/texmf-var/). Running Texlive 2017 on Ubuntu, installed from ...
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after update my code stopped compiling [duplicate]

I recently tried to recompile my thesis that I wrote 5 years ago, but my figures and some biblatex prevent it. Here is an MWE for one of them: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz,ifthen,...
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Integrating TeXlive to ubuntu

I have installed TeXlive from texlive.org and all I need to do now is, too say to my ubuntu system that TeXlive is installed. I have found this which says: Tell APT about your TeX Live ...
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Ubuntu Texlive install missing packages when compiling document

I have a minimal Texlive vanilla installation based on the tug.org guide. I only installed a [X] Essential programs and files and D [X] LaTeX fundamental packages using the command line config ...
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How to move a portable texlive installation

I just moved a portable texlive installation from one computer to another. After that, my documents wouldn't compile anymore, with a more or less cryptic error message: ) (c:/path/to/texlive/texmf-...
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Error with latest tex4ebook and biblatex using Texlive 2017 (Windows)

I am using the test setup from this question. I updated my Texlive 2017 packages and now the file will not process and gives an error: Package biblatex Info: Trying to load bibliographic data... ...
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Texlive 2017 texhash not working [closed]

After I added some fonts to tex distribution I wanted to run texhash, unfortunately the error below is showing up. I installed texlive manually using ISO image of 2017 TexLive, I used sudo to install ...
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"beelines" solution -- texlive 2017

This beelines text gradient solution worked until I updated to texlive 2017. Sadly it no longer seems to work. Beelines Solution The MWE below depends on two LuaTex files: Files created by Philipp ...
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Changing endnote mark to roman with babel Greek in TeXLive '17

Essentially, it is the same problem as this question. I am using footnotes and endnotes together, so I want to change endnotes to roman. The solution given when the question was asked two years ago ...
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Frequent updates by TeX Live Utility [closed]

I'm using the TeX Live Utility (2017) on a Mac (High Sierra) to keep my TeX/LaTeX/.. distribution up to date, but I'm bewildered by the number of updates it reports and applies. (I'm using the http://...
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I downloaded TeXLive and ran installation part way through windows says perl stopped

I tried to download and install TeXLive on Windows 7 partway through Windows says perl has stopped. I have gone though download and install several times. It always says perl has stopped. Any ...
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Failure to compile hello.tex with TexLive

Given the file hello.tex which is simply \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Hello world! \end{document} which is located in C:\Users\jonat\Desktop\Test, I run the following commands from ...
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Unable to use lato font

Here is the MWE: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[default]{lato} \begin{document} Hello World \end{document} When compiled with xelatex, it produces the following document: Quite clearly, it ...
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Use tlmgr to install only packages - no source or doc

Running texlive2017. When installing, I chose not to install source and doc trees choosing to depend on tlmgr install --reinstall --with-doc option when needed. But if I need to install a package ...
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Problems compiling under TeX Live 2017

Trying to recompile my old master thesis which under TeX Live 2015 and 2016 compiled just fine (I have a new computer that doesn't have said versions) but under TeX Live 2017 grinds to a halt. The ...
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Lost minionpro font after migrating from latex 2014 to latex 2017

I have osx el capitan 10.11.6, and I recently updated from latex 2014 to latex 2017. I found that my minionpro font in stalled under 2014 do not compile anymore. I remember that getting this font was ...
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TexLive Installation fails on amstex, cannot create symlink

I'm trying to install TexLive on GNU/Linux on x86_6 but the installation fails with the following comment: Installing [0095/3495, time/total: 00:22/13:41]: amstex.x86_64-linux [1k] tar: bin/x86_64-...
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Has TeX Live stopped signing the public repository?

Recently it appears to me that the TeX Live repository is no longer signed with the release PGP key. When using the tlmgr update command, it always reports tlmgr: package repository [mirrored repo ...
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How can I use Verdana with pdflatex / TeXlive full 2017?

I thought simply including \usepackage{verdana} would be enough to use Verdana, but it seems like there is a problem: I have a lot of fonts installed, as tlmgr list --only-installed | grep -i font ...
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Compilation fails using pygment/minted on texlive 2017

On Debian (testing) with texlive 2017.20170818-1, using "pdflatex --shell-escape mwe.tex" the following MWE does not compile: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{...
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Download exe file for TeX Live 2016 and 2015 for windows

Basically I want to find a link to actually download the exe file for windows for TeX Live 2015 and 2016... I cannot find any !! TeX Live 2017 seems incompatible at the moment for me since that wget....
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How do I get TeX Live Utility to recognize the current TeX Live version on my system? [duplicate]

When I open TeX Live Utility (version 1.30) I get a warning message that Your TeX Live version is 2016, but your default repository URL appears to be for TeX Live 2017. You need to manually ...
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bug pgf-tikz with texlive 2017

This code compils on texlive 2014, 2016 and with overleaf. With Texlive2017 impossible :! Missing number, treated as zero. and ! Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted). \documentclass[10pt, a4paper]{...
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Removal Failed - Removing TexLive Package result in Error

I want to uninstall some of the unused TeXLive Packages with the TexLive Utility. Unfortunately while removing them, i still got the error: "Removal Failed" The alert says: The removal ...
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"luaotfload.sty not found" and tlmgr "running on debian" issue

I've just installed Linux Mint 18.2 and TeX Live 2017 (I'm pretty sure; see below). I actually have two separate issues masked into one, so I will present them both. I have the following minimum ...
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Installing Tex live problem installing packages

I install Tex-studio. Then I install basic-miktex-2.9.5872-x64 but it does not support some package and does not install dictionary. Therefore I install Tex-Live from internet Tex-live. For Installing ...
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Error loading TeXlive manager 2017 [closed]

I just installed on a brand new machine the TeXlive 2017 using Enrico Gregorio's guide. Everything is fine except for the fact that when I launch the tlmgr I get the following error: afcuttin@...
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Is the **pdftopng.exe** still included in TeXLive 2017?

In TeXlive 2016, I normally convert pdf pages to png image using pdftopng.exe which comes with TeX distribution. However, it seems that there is no pdftopng.exe available in TeXlive 2017. Is the ...
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Acro package provides "! Missing number, treated as zero." after update to acro-v2.7b

I ran an update on texlive 2017 (via tlmgr) and I got an error for the acro package that I have not experienced before. I have provided a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{acro} \...
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unicode-math failing to compile after update of TL 2017

The following MWE has started failing for me after TL 2017 update today: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont{TeX Gyre Pagella Math} \setmathfont[range={`A-`Z,`a-`z,`0-`9}]{...
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