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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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pstricks output garbled on Ubuntu 13.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 and tried to recompile a pstricks document I had previously created on an older version of Ubuntu. However all the images came out wrong and consist of all the text ...
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Tex Live 2015 Fundamental package texlive.infra not present

I updated to Tex Live 2015 on Ubuntu 14.04. When I try to update the packages using the following command tlmgr update --self --all I get the following error: tlmgr: package repository http://ctan....
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how to update a versioned \RequirePackage

After an upgrade of Texlive from Debian/testing, the following no longer works: \RequirePackage[ngerman=ngerman-x-2014-05-21]{hyphsubst} How to update this command? How to find out the date of the ...
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Increase save_size on texlive on windows

While compiling a short file with spreadtab, I got the following error: ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [save size=80000]. Based on other answers in this site, I ran on a Windows shell: kpsewhich -a ...
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TeX Live installation: specify just the scheme on the command line?

I'm trying to make a bash script to install TeX Live on CentOS (as part of provisioning in Vagrant). I want scheme=small but don't need any other options (I'll run tlmgr install to add a few more ...
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TeX Live manager 2011 database corruption?

TeX Live 2011, up to date, on Windows XP. Example: \listfiles \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} A \end{document} LuaTeX first error: LaTeX Warning: You have requested, ...
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How much is the the size of a minimal Tex Live installation?

How much is the size of a minimal Tex Live installation to enable me to write and run TeX in TeXworks in Windows 8.1 (64 bit)? Given the size of Tex Live installation program (install-tl-windows.exe) ...
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Tex Live Package Security

To what extent is the code of the packages included in tex distributions reviewed with respect to malicious code. This is with respect to what is posted in documentation as well as what is actually ...
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Using texliveonfly in TeXLive 2011

I test texliveonfly using the tikzpagenodes package. %fly.tex \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz,tikzpagenodes} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture,overlay] \draw[blue] (...
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How to fool yum when installing texlive with tlmgr?

I'm using yum for most packages, but one exception is texlive. However, a few packages (R, lyx, ...) will try to install through yum at each upgrade. I followed this solution, but it sometimes doesn't ...
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Using two installs of texlive in parallel

Some time ago I updated from TeX Live 2014 to 2015. Now I want to sometimes compile a file with last year's version. It seems to be enough to just specify the full path of the executable on the ...
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“tlmgr update --self/all” won't work even after a fresh installation of Texlive 2016 [closed]

I was unable to update Texlive 2015 using tlmgr so I installed the latest version, that is 2016 following the instructions. After the installation of 2016 I removed the old (2015) version and set the ...
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$OSFONTDIR on OSX

I've been playing around with TeXLive 13 pretest on OSX, and I've been unable to tell luatex/luaotfload where to look for fonts. I know that luaotfload will look in the standard font directories and ...
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Ipe can't find pdflatex

Okay I installed texlive 2012, just by following the guides from http://www.tug.org/texlive/. Now when I downloadend, compiled and installed ipe7, the latest version. Now when I try something, draw/...
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“TeX Live Manager” send an error with the message “Cannot determine release”

I have just installed TeX Live 2015 using "install-tl-WINDOWS.bat". When I click in "TeX Live Manager", I get an error with the message "Cannot determine release". But if I execute "tlmgr --gui" in ...
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Problem with loading font metrics file [closed]

Trying to make PDF output with pdflatex halts with this message: Font T1/ptm/m/n/10=ptmr8t at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found After searching a bit I found that file ptmr8t.tfm is ...
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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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Why does the texlive version of (lua-)latex not have the `--aux-directory`switch? [duplicate]

On Windows (MiKTeX), lualatex has a --aux-directory switch. On Linux (TeXLive) it does not. Why is that? If it is a downstream patch only present in MiKTeX, why is it not in upstream lualatex? It ...
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Weird bodegraph output [closed]

I've tried to make a bodegraph with the bodegraph package and gnuplot. I'm using TexLive and TexStudio on a Windows 10 computer. I get red axes and no graph, only the axes. \documentclass{article} ...
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Install texlive

I am trying to install texlive in order to recover files swept away in the process of installing another latex software package. The basic problem is that I want to run tlmgr to recover lost packages,...
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Texlive + Texmaker+Ubuntu missing sty

I installed Texmaker and Texlive in my Xubuntu (basically = Ubuntu). I want to use the kbordermatrix package, but when I compile the document in Texmaker I get the following error: ! LaTeX Error: ...
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TeXLive with custom location does not find “biblatex.sty”

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and installed TeXLive 2012 via download. I did not use the packages provided by Ubuntu. Since I don't have enough space I installed TeXLive to another partition. However, LaTeX ...
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problem with pk fonts with texlive in linux [closed]

I have installed TexLive 2012 on a Linux CentOS 5.8 via the user root. The installation has been placed at /usr/local/texlive/2012; but for some reason, some pk fonts were placed at /root/.texlive2012/...
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How to access style files in texlive-publishers from Kile

I installed texlive-publishers for Ubuntu 11.10 but I don't know where all the class files got installed. They look to be installed under /usr/share/texmf-texlive/tex/latex. So with my rudimentary ...
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! Package xparse Error: Support package l3kernel too old

I am aware there are many threads related to "l3kernel too old" but did not find them helpful. I work in Ubuntu with TexLive 2016: tex --version TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2016) /usr/local/texlive/...
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Compile locally asymptote in a TeXlive compatible way

Some time ago, I wrote a sketch of a local compilation and installation of asymptote in (what I believe to be) a TeXLive compatible way. This was back in 2010 (ubuntu 10.10 and TeXLive vanilla 2010). ...
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Incorrect size in printed pdf document [closed]

My setup: TL2014, packaged with Debian 8. I'm struggling with a serious problem, which started to bother me when I tried to get margins right in a printed document. After reading the following ...
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Updating Your Own Font

In my scenario I am using my own custom font. It is an OpenType font - not a tex-packaged one either, just one I've made in FontCreator (Windows 7). Now, I want to use this font with lualatex, so I ...
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Fancytooltip error during fancy-preview

I wanted to try the fancytooltips package. I did the installation according to this page. I installed perl and the required Config::IniFiles library. I tried the installation both on Fedora using ...
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problem with kile installation in fedora 13 + texlive

I recently started using fedora with kde and I want to install kile. But, the version of TeX Live in the official repositories is TeX Live 2007 and I want a more complete and recent version. I tried ...
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Tex Live 2014 full installation does not have documentation files

I installed the Full scheme of Tex Live 2014 with install-tl on RHEL 5. I find that it no longer has the texdoc-accessible PDF documentation. Am I missing something? Or is excluding the ...
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Compilation error after texlive update

I used to make animated pictures using pstricks and the beamer overlay syntax (eg. using \only<2>{<some pstricks code>}) with the standalone class. Here a MWE which did the work: \...
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TexLive Manager - tlmgr version conflict (2013-2014)

My OS is Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. I've just downloaded and installed Tex Live 2014 with the script made by the team behind Tex Live 2014. Now I want to use a package in my IDE (TeXStudio), but I cannot ...
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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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migrating from Linux to Mac

For the longest time, I have written LaTeX documents on Unix or Linux. Due to several reasons, I'm actively planning to move this to Mac. I installed Mactex, Linux Libertine fonts, RomDev.tec and ...
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Why doesn't updmap-sys see the TEXMFLOCAL config?

I tried installing emerald fonts and followed the advice in this great answer. However, running updmap-sys would not update with the new fonts because it doesn't look into the file at TEXMFLOCAL/web2c/...
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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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getnonfreefonts problem with map files

I downloaded and correctly installed the getnonfreefonts.pl script. I can use all the fonts without any problems. However, every time I call tlmgr to update my TeXLive2014 system, I get the following ...
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Missing tlmgr texlive 2012 [closed]

I just succesfully installed texlive 2012, apart from the fact that tlmgr is missing: it should be in the directory /usr/local/texlive/2012/bin/i386-linux/ but there's not! The only thing with the ...
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Estimate of installed size from scripts

I want to install a leaner version for creating pdf files from tex files. I especially want to avoid documentation and support for non-english languages. I want to know if this script or this one, ...
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Texlive 2014 on Ubuntu 14.04: Font WebOMintsGD not found [duplicate]

I upgraded to Texlive 2014 on Unbutu 14.04 and after this I'm getting this error (for some files): !pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file WebOMintsGD): Font WebOMintsGD not found I would highly ...
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Working combination of a reference system environment and an example document for citation

Trivial yet true: an error-free TeX document compilation requires for a matching system environment configuration. Specifically for citing there seem to be some compatibility problems and for ...
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Set PATH to use the current TeX Live bin directory

I run Ubuntu 16.04. I want to run update-tlmgr-latest.sh on my machine (cf. The underlying problem farther down for details about that), but before I do this, https://www.tug.org/texlive/tlmgr.html ...
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Installed .sty with tlmgr but latex can't find it [duplicate]

I have installed Tex live 2013 Version 3.1415926 and I want to install the package mdframed. My first try was to enter in the terminal tlmgr install mdframed but the terminal responded to me that I ...
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“Show Help for Package” in TeXShop not working

I have BasicTeX installed on my Mac, which I'm running through TeXShop (TeXShop 3.51 and TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2014)). If I go to the Help Menu, select "Show Help for Package", enter the name of ...
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Where is tlmgr in MacPorts-TeXLive installation? [duplicate]

I have just installed TeXLive-2014 through MacPorts. But it doesn't come with a tlmgr executable. I previously used TeXLive-2013 installed with MaxTeX.pkg which had tlmgr as part of its installation. ...
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Execute xelatex [closed]

My xelatex application in "C" directory. My Tex file is in "D" Directory. How can I run my tex file in "D" Drive? and cmd prompt?