Questions tagged [texlive-2018]

{texlive-2018} is for questions specific to the 2018 release of TeX Live.

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The package manager tlgmr appears to be non-functional

I am trying to install several packages on my local TeXLive installation, but upon executing, e.g. tlmgr install physics (to download the physics package), I am getting: *** WARNING ***: Performing ...
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Installation texlive 2018

I need texlive 2017 and texlive 2018 for running my thesis file; because xepersian package dose not work by texlive 2021. Which site I can use to downloading it? Thanks in advance
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2018 version of paralist.sty throws error but not 2019 version

I'm running texlive 2018 on ubuntu 18.04. To defeat beamer's infuriating refusal to allow users to remove spaces before and after lists, I've created my own list environment, using paralist. ...
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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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How to embed TeXlive 2018 chemfig diagram with mesomeric effects inside of standalone environment?

I am trying to programmatically draw individual chemfig diagrams based on "live" input data and embed them into an interactive dashboard. As such, I am not looking to generate a scientific ...
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Required file tex/generic/elhyphen\grahyph.tex missing from the elhyphen package, and installing never finishes - how to solve this issue?

I installed TeXmaker and TeXLive/TeXStudio and MikTeX in my Windows 10 laptop, and trying to run a LaTeX file from TexLive that runs with no difficulty and with no error on ShareLaTeX/OverLeaf ...
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Incompatibility of thmtools, IEEEtrantools, and cleveref in Tex Live 2018-2019

Using TeX Live 2018 or 2019, IEEEtrantools, thmtools and cleveref are incompatible. I.e., if one loads these packages together, the project does not compile. Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{...
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File 'latexdiff.sty' not found \usepackage (Texlive)

I have used the latexdiff to generate a diff.tex, and it works fine. But when i try to generate a pdf file, the texstudio tell me that File 'latexdiff.sty' not found \usepackage. The following is the ...
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Having problem with mathcal

When I use mathcal{L} in texlive the output is not curvy L (Lagrange L) but another L. What should I do? Best
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Possible bug or feature change in TikZ library going from TeX Live 2018 to 2019?

Compiling the code below with LuaLaTeX with TeX Live 2018 gives me the desired result after three runs (to get the references correct). Changing to TeX Live 2019, i get an error from PGF: (c:/...
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Why does this prod_ render in Jupyter but as PDF with texlive?

In a Jupyter notebook, I have $$P' = \prod_\nolimits{i=0}^{m-1} \frac{(s-i)}{s}$$ which renders correctly (to me) in Jupyter as When I render the notebook as PDF, I get this on the console: ! ...
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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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texlive 2018 install without update

I wonder if there is some workaround for the Texlive 2018 to be able to install any package, as right now everything is returning the error related to the new 2019 version. There was this answer, for ...
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A drastic difference in compilation time between two machines

I am typesetting a book with about 650 pages and little formatting beyond the TOC, chapters and sections. There is a handful of \index (but I do not build the index) and each of 10 chapters begins ...
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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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TeX Live 2018 not finding font Inconsolata

I am installing Tex Live for the first time. I am able to generate PDFs for the basic LaTeX files sample2e.tex, small2e.tex, testpage.tex, and nfssfont.tex, mentioned here. When I try to build a book ...
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MPINPUTS of metapost

When I ran mpost in a source directory, it worked fine. When I set MPINPUTS with $export MPINPUTS=./src, I saw an error I can't find the 'plain' preload file! I wonder if my export command somehow ...
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Big book (328 pages), XeLaTeX compilation: OK with TeXLive 2017, KO with TL 2018, OK with only 100 pages

Since TeXLive 2018, my books (all of them, not a special one) compile (XeLaTeX) without special errors, the PDF file display correctly with Acrobat Reader, but with Evince or Xpdf the answer is “the ...
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TexLive pkg psv. Error message "Unable to open display device"

TeX Live is running on a Windows 10 PC. I have installed the psv package into the TeX Live by means of the Manager. psv complains when run. The error message mentions "display device" and I do not ...
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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. 생성된 파일:...
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Wrong slide size with beamer, pstricks and Texlive [closed]

This is a followup of my question here and uses the same setup. MWE (test.tex): \documentclass[dvips]{beamer} \usepackage{pstricks} \psset{unit=1mm} \begin{document} \begin{frame}\frametitle{Test}...
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Document will not compile using VerbTeX on my tablet

Good Morning, I am using VerbTex on my Lenovo Tab 4 and have recently installed texlive 2018 as well. I have gotten several documents to compile even a few simple ones with amsmath and amssymb ...
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Is there a way to configure TLU to update automatically without entering system password?

I would like to be able to configure or if needed setup a cron job for the packages to be updated weekly without me having to click on 'update all packages' and then put in my password. I've search ...
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BibTeX does no find basic files

If I run bibtex it says that it cannot find the file unsrt.bst I couldn't open style file unsrt.bst This is strange because unsrt.bst this is one of the basic files of bibtex. Anyway, the man page ...
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Memory error with tabular and latest Tex4ebook running on Texlive 2018

This is a followup of my question here and uses the same MWE and the config file provided by michal.h21. MWE \documentclass[ebook,12pt,oneside,openany]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \setsecheadstyle{...
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How to run tlmgr in Ubuntu

I installed TexLive from https://www.tug.org/texlive/quickinstall.html in Ubuntu 18.04. I have tlmgr which tlmgr /usr/local/texlive/2018/bin/x86_64-linux//tlmgr I try tlmgr install tex-gyre and ...
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Faulty chapter header with latest Tex4ebook running on Texlive 2018

This is a followup of my question here and uses the same MWE and the config file provided by michal.h21. MWE: \documentclass[ebook,12pt,oneside,openany]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \...
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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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texlive can not install PDF doc of clrscode3e

Update on May 11, 2019: From the third item of the Basic Requirements section of TUG webpage TeX Live package contributions, TeX Live must refrain from installing generated documentation when ...
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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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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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How to update local TeXLive repository created by rsync?

How can I install texlive after running rsync with a CTAN mirror? rsync -a --delete rsync://mirrors.shu.edu.cn/CTAN/systems/texlive/tlnet/ /home/alhelal/Downloads/TeXLive I make the local repository ...
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Different output with \useinnertheme in Texlive 2017 and 2018 [beamer] [duplicate]

The following code shows two differents outputs with TeXLive 2017 and Texlive 2018 \documentclass{beamer} \useinnertheme{rounded} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{With Texlive 2017} \begin{enumerate}...
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Fresh texlive 2018 installation problem

I've just made a fresh installation of the texlive 2018, and have lualatex issue, but not pdflatex. Here a MWE : \documentclass{article} \begin{document} essai \end{document} with pdflatex it works ...
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TexLive lost fonts after a reboot; mktexmf is trying to access a wrong folder

I installed scheme-full of TexLive, and everything was okay until I rebooted my PC. Then all cyrillic fonts went missing, and mktexmf started printing such messages during the build (question marks ...
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Babel and biblatex problem with TexLive 2018

I have just installed TexLive 2018 on my Linux machine. I try to compile the MWE (see below), but the compilation ended with: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.19 (TeX Live 2018) (preloaded ...
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xelatex could not find MinionPro.sty

I have installed Minion Pro fonts followed this post https://kieranhealy.org/blog/archives/2012/11/10/installing-minion-pro/. And I ended up compiling mnsymbol-test.tex and minionpro-test.tex ...
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Problem with bidi in polyglossia

Any help please for this message error? ! Package Listings Error: direction textdirection unknown. I'm using polyglossia, and getting this error after updating to texlive 2018. I managed to limit ...
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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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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 "...
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How to update LuaTeX binary (TeXLive on GNU/Linux)?

MikTeX provides access to the latest binaries through the miktex-nxt update channel. While being windows-only all these years, in 2018, it looks like Mr Schenk is extending his distribution to certain ...
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Not able to run install-tl-windows file to install texlive

I am not able to run install-tl-windows file to install texlive. I also tried with install-tl-advanced file but it is also not showing any result. I am getting something like this attached image when ...
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Problem with bbm font => Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced!

The MWE: \documentclass{elsarticle} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{bbm} \usepackage[english]{babel} \begin{document} $\mathbbm{1}$ \end{document} The log file: This is pdfTeX, Version 3....
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Is there a way to create Tex Live or LaTeX virtual environment?

I am looking for a Python-style virtualenv or venv to create a virtual environment where I can install LaTeX packages such that the packages are available to my current LaTeX project only (but not ...
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kpsewhich doesn't find texmflocal files

I installed texlive 2018 on a CentOS7 linux machine. I'm not sure what I've missed, but kpsewhich is not finding my local sty files. I installed them to my TEXMFLOCAL directory (TEXMFLOCAL/tex/latex/...
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Error installing latest version of TeX Live on Windows 10

I've searched around but none of the "fixes" I've found have worked (running installer .bat manually, alternate mirrors, etc). Any help or other resources would be greatly appreciated. Every time I ...
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tex live 2018 distribution - glibc prevents usage

I hope someone can help, I just received my 2018 tex live DVD and installed it on my Linux system (Red Hat, v6.10, glibc 2.12). Installation log had the following message: kpsewhich: /lib64/libc.so....
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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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Creating a new repository for TeXLive that contains custom, different packages

In short/tldr: I want to create a repository containing custom packages that can be accessed and installed by TeXLive. Any complete documentation on TeXLive-compatible repositories? Edit I'm looking ...
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Incorporating fontawesome into texlive to allow for compilation

Ultimately I want to make use of the fontawesome package, however I am getting build crashes running the code below. I believe this is due to the fact that fontawesome is not installed, but am having ...
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