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Ubuntu is a Linux distribution based on Debian. It includes TeX and Friends in the form of the TeX Live distribution. Note that http://askubuntu.com is specifically dedicated to Ubuntu questions.

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spawn latexmk enoent error [closed]

I installed texlive on my ubuntu 18.04 machine, and I want to use VS code as my editor of choice for LaTeX. I added the PATH variable that the installation gave me to by ~/.bashrc by sticking the ...
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Bibliography not generating

I have a .tex where I am trying to cite a paper, but on compiling I found that it is not generating the bibliography. I Tried compiling the .tex file as below but still nothing PDFLaTeX BibTeX ...
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MiKTex crashed on ubuntu 18.04

I have installed MiKTex on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS. In the meantime, I use TexStudio as editor. In the beginning everything went fine, but for some reason, now, MiKTex does not answer anymore, and I cannot ...
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Texmaker in Ubuntu 18.04 outputs same tex file with fonts having less feathering, slightly thicker letters

This is an odd problem, but texmaker seems to render a PDF from a tex file different than it did in Ubuntu 16.04. The difference is apparent if you switch tabs between these two fonts rendered from ...
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Why does this scientific journal's LaTeX article template compile correctly on Ubuntu, but not on Windows?

I downloaded the "LaTeX article template" from this page: https://www.rsc.org/journals-books-databases/journal-authors-reviewers/author-tools-services/ I use Ubuntu, but am collaborating with someone ...
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How to get “classicthesis.sty” in Ubuntu?

I am trying to compile a .tex file using texstudio in Ubuntu, and it says File 'classicthesis.sty' not found. ^^M. I have already installed the texlive-full package. How to get this package?
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TeXStudio on ubuntu, how to set it up so it find packages on ctan?

Well I just started using TeXStudio on ubuntu, after having used it for years on windows. On windows whenever a package is missing TexStudio will ask me to download that package from ctan (if it is ...
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Unable to install TeX package in Ubuntu 18.04

I am using Pop!_os 18.04 LTS (which is based on Ubuntu 18.04) and I am trying to get program to run which makes heavy use of LaTeX. I am using the MiKTeX package manager to install the TeX packages ...
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TexMaker appearance on Ubuntu 18.04

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 recently and the appearance of my TexMaker has changed in the way which I really don't like. Is it possible to get the good old dark blue appearance of TexMaker? Which ...
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Problem with fontawesome5 / Texlive Ubuntu18.04

I can't use fontawesome5 in latex although installed in texlive-fonts-extra package. Here is the minimal example : \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fontawesome5} \begin{document} \...
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Forward search with vim-latex and evince

OS: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic texlive version: 2019 Vim version: 8.1 , big Vim Plugin Manager: pathogen Vim Plugins: vim-latex (LatexSuite) I had changed the settings in my tex.vim file so the ...
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TeXstudio opens always with the same file (solved)

This seems to be a trivial problem, but somehow I did not manage to find a solution. I bought my new laptop one month ago. I use Ubuntu 18.04 as my OS and installed TeXstudio (2.12.16) through the ...
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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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Concrete text font not found on Ubuntu 18.04

I installed the following Ubuntu packages on Ubuntu 18.04: texlive texlive-bibtex-extra texlive-fonts-extra texlive-generic-recommended texlive-lang-german texlive-latex-extra texlive-xetex In my ...
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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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Real time updating of LaTeX with sublime text on ubuntu?

Is there any way to get Sublime text to update my pdf viewer (zathura) in real time as I write?
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CJKutf8 with pdflatex working on Windows but not on Ubuntu

My document is compiling fine on Windows 10 with pdflatex by MikTeX 2.9 but when trying the same under Ubuntu I get this error: (/usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/CJK/UTF8/UTF8.bdg) (/usr/share/texmf/tex/...
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XeLaTeX doesn't find lmroman font, despite installing lmodern fonts

Hi I'm a newbie to the latex world and I have tried as hard as I could, to find the answer in the forum, yet I haven't been successful. I have installed texlive on ubuntu 18.04 via the command bellow....
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Where to download the Elsevier journal latex template?

Please, I feel lost I am trying to dowsnload the LaTeX template of this journal Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing template (Elsevier)? I do not find any information about the template in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Error : Inkscape 0.92 Export to TikZ path [closed]

I am using INKSCAPE 0.92 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and getting the following error. Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks Extensions > Export > Export to TikZ path ... Traceback (most recent call ...
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Can't compile Lualatex on TexWorks [Kubuntu 18.04]

I'm totally newbie of LaTeX and Latex Editors, so I may be wrongly set up my environment. Anyway, if I try to compile my .tex with LuaLaTeX I get an error "Unable to read environment locale: exit now....
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pstricks image is cut to a4 in landscape mode

I am trying to create a rectangle which covers the whole page using pstricks and XeLaTex; for example \documentclass[landscape,a0b,final]{a0poster} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-grad} \begin{...
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Writing in chinese with miktex and pdflatex : ttf2pk: ERROR: Cannot find `simsun.ttc'

I recently switched from texlive to miktex on an ubuntu machine and I'm trying to use japanese characters in my PDF. Here is my latex code : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{CJKutf8} \begin{...
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Error when using rmarkdown/pandoc

I am using Rmarkdown (and ultimately Pandoc) to create a PDF on Ubuntu 18.04. However, I get following error LaTeX Font Info: Try loading font information for T1+lmtt on input line 139. (/...
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Trouble with table using multirow and multicolumn

I have a table with multirow and multicolumn in a document. This compiles fine on Fedora but has trouble compiling on Ubuntu. Fedora and Ubuntu have different versions of pdflatex. My MWE is as below: ...
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LyX, Error Converting to Loadable Format for PDFs under Ubuntu

I have the same problem as reported Lyx, Error Converting to Loadable Format for PDFs but I am using Ubuntu 18.04, and solutions are only described for Windows and MacOS. Here are the stderr messages ...
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18.04 Ubuntu Texmaker “Could not Start the Command” Error

I've posted this yesterday in the Ubuntu StackExchange but I thought why not here too. I do get the Error "Could not start the command" every time I want to compile a document and I can't explain ...
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Slow texlive vanilla installation: How can I change the mirror during the installation?

I am just installing a fresh vanilla texlive 2018 on a ubuntu box. The installer is running but the download speed seems to be very slow (which is not due to my internet connection). Is there to ...
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Why Biber does not create bbl file?

I am using TexLive full 2017 on Linux Mint 19 Tara machine. I have installed biber 2.9 as well. All works fine when I have backend as bibtex but when change that to biber, this does not create bib ...
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How to use previously downloaded fonts with lualatex engine and python to create pdf file

How and where to install .ttf fonts which I've already downloaded from web. I've created latex file using online overleaf. Inside same directory I put all my .ttf fonts and LuaLaTeX engine and ...
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What changed in bibtex from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04? [closed]

I have a small project which uses \bibliographystyle{vancouver} I'm not using actual Linux but the windows 10 Ubuntu subsystem. On my desktop with Ubuntu 14 I just build it by: rubber file.tex ...
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Problems after installing Ubuntu 18.04 and EPS

After installing Ubuntu v. 18.04, I suppose that ghostscript does not work proper. It cannot convert eps-files to pdf. I suppose that the TeX-command epstopdf make use of it. Is that true? What ...
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TexStudio on Linux suddenly not able to find installed packages

The following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum \end{document} all of a sudden gives the following error in TexStudio on Ubuntu 18.04 with TexLive: ...
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Installing Texmaker on KDE Neon - qtbase-abi-5-9-5 has no installation candidate

I have tried to install Texmaker on KDE Neon. In Discover it says: Dependency resolution failed. In Terminal I have tried this: mangodile@Mangodile:~$ sudo apt-get install texmaker Reading package ...
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How to run metapost?

I have tried to run metapost with the command: mpost myfigure.mp I got an error which I've seen a lot of people ask about: Sorry, I can't find the 'mpost' preload file; will try 'plain'. I can'...
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Lyx: problem with included graphics path

I recently installed Lyx in a fresh install of Xubuntu 18.04 and am experiencing some problems with included graphics. It seems that the path to the file is not being properly passed to Inkscape when ...
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When I try to print my LaTex PDF from a PDF viewer, it prints the source [closed]

I'm on Ubuntu 16.04. I compile the document with TexStudio, open it with Okular, Document Viewer, etc., document looks great, but when I print it from the PDF viewer I'm using (Okular, Document Viewer,...
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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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Not possible to install packages in Ubuntu Bionic Beaver

Let's start from scratch: » rm -rf ~/texmf/ » tlmgr init-usertree (running on Debian, switching to user mode!) Cannot determine type of tlpdb from /home/zebra/texmf! What repo do I have? » tlmgr ...
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How to install the package \usetikzlibrary{positioning,fit,arrows.meta,backgrounds}?

I used the line \usetikzlibrary{positioning,fit,arrows.meta,backgrounds} in my latex code to generate architecture diagram with arrows. But it shows error as Can't find file \usetikzlibrary{...
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Configuring Kate text editor to compile a latex file

I am trying to use the KDE Kate text editor for latex. Essentially, what I want is to be able to click "build" and have it run pdflatex I read the documentation for the build plugin, but I couldn'...
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How to make Gummi use TeX Live 2018 instead of 2017?

Gummi is a fantastic live preview TeX editor. The problem I am facing with Gummi is that even if I install TeX Live 2018 separately using install-tl from the install-tl-unx.tar.gz file, I still have ...
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Texstudio Ctrl+Alt+Space shortcut not working on Ubuntu 18.04

I'm experiencing a similar problem to this question. Basically, Texstudio (tested versions 2.12.6 and 2.12.8) doesn't recognize the combination Ctrl+Alt+Space. Other combinations seem to work. The ...
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Won't compile with Hebrew in the path

Description of the problem Fails to export to PDF (and other formats) when there is Hebrew in the path. On Ubuntu 16.04 with LyX 2.3 I get this error message: On Ubuntu 18.04 with LyX 2.2.3 I get ...
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Preview shortcut not working in TeXstudio on Ubuntu

TeXstudio has a live-preview feature for selections of the text. The live preview can be triggered using the shortcut Alt+p. This shortcut works perfectly on Windows, though when using it on Ubuntu it ...