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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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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 ...
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How to change the thickness of a sparkline?

I tried to use a sparkline in my text, as shown in the documentation: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{sparklines} \begin{document} \begin{sparkline}{5} \sparkspike .083 .18 \...
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Unable to remove TeXLive 2016 from Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I installed TeXLive 2016 via PPA and used following set of commands- sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jonathonf/texlive sudo apt update sudo apt install texlive-full Due to some reasons, I tried to ...
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vim-latex: How to set directory for latex output files

I am using version 1.8.23 of vim-latex suite in Ubuntu. I am able to compile and view latex files using vim through \ll and \lv commands. The compilation and viewing commands create .dvi, .aux and ....
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Installing LyX 2.3.0 on Ubuntu 18.04, Bionic - Repository does not have a release file?

I tried installing LyX 2.3.0 following the instructions I found here, but I got the error message that 'The repository does not have a release file' so apt-get won't let me add it. My other laptop ...
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Draw a graph with vertex pairs

I want to draw in LaTex a Petersen Graph using Kneser graph K(2,5) notation. And i'll do the same with the hypercube. Like this exemple: How can i do it please ?
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texdoc does not work anymore after Ubuntu upgrade

Since i upgraded my Ubuntu system to 18.04, texdoc fails to find anything. In the process of my experiments, trying to make it work, the symptoms changes: first it complained that it could not find ...
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ifplatform.sty error after installing MiKTeX on Ubuntu Mate 16.04

I can't tell if this is Windows or *nix; you appear to be neither. The error above is what I receive even when I try to compile something as simple as this: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \...
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LyX on Ubuntu produces bad “rasterized” SVG in exported PDF

I recently put some SVG graphs in a LyX document I'm working on. When exporting to PDF with LyX 2.2.3 on Windows, everything looks as expected (the graphs don't loose quality when zoomed in). After ...
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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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Broken MiKTeX after update in Ubuntu 16.04

Most recent MiKTeX update requires running an additional configuration step after installing it. Their website now says users have to run miktexsetup finish to actually conclude the installation. Now, ...
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Hyphenation not working anymore - polyglossia

So I am switching from Windows to Ubuntu. I have finally managed to compile the text in Linux (with texstudio - LuaLaTex), only one thing is amiss: nothing is hyphenated anymore. In windows it works ...