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TeXLive utility update fails [duplicate]

I have just updated my Mac to Sonoma 14.1.1 and run the TexLive utility to update packages. (EDIT: problem is not restricted to Sonoma; see below.) It tells me it needs to update texlive.infrafirst, ...
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Texlive Utility fails, apparently due to xz missing,

Texlive Utility fails and it looks like the failure is related to xz not being available. However I have /usr/local/xz installed and checked that it runs in sh. I am using a McBook late 2009 (macbook6,...
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Plain TeX Image Workaround For Lab Manuals

I am working on importing physics lab manuals that were written in TeX to Overleaf so that our faculty can collaborate and update the content. Everything is working flawlessly, except for inserting ...
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What is better? KOMA script or memoir in 2023? [closed]

To make a professional book layout, many people suggest to use either KOMA-Script or memoir. It has been 13 years since the last question comparing them. What is better? KOMA or memoir. Has KOMA ...
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MacTeX upgrade from 2022 to 2023

What is the best way to upgrade my MacTeX from version 2022 to 2023? Do I have to uninstall and delete everything from 2022 and then reinstall 2023? On the website the instructions are not that ...
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Cannot update MikTex or install packages

I am running MikTex2.9.6888, on a Win 7 64 machine and on a Win 10 Home laptop, and MikTex console in admin mode. I cannot update MikTex nor install packages. I keep getting "internal MikTex ...
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Upgrade from Tex Live 2022 to 2023, but the Tex Live version is still 2022 in Linux (Debian)

I have upgraded from Tex Live 2022 to 2023 by the link. After having done those, the which tlmgr outputs /usr/local/texlive/2023/bin/x86_64-linux/tlmgr, but tex --version outputs: TeX 3.141592653 (...
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Can't update my MikTex. Getting an error

When I try to update my MikTex, I get the error "Something went wrong while checking for updates. A connection to api2.miktex.org could not be established." I'm running MikTex on a Windows ...
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TeXLive 2022 installation using CTAN texlive2022-20220321.iso; tlmgr says it is 2021 version and refuses to cooperate! [duplicate]

EDITED: A previous question to this forum by user 'mab' (texlive & tlmgr: cannot load tlmgr etc)---and particularly the answers -- do not provide any information re: how the O/S and the TeXLive ...
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tlcockpit and tlmgr

I hope that this question is suitable for this forum: I have been experiencing difficulty with tlmgr generally. I found that there is a highly recommended GUI for tlmgr, tlcockpit. This was supposed ...
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Older than remote repository but 2022 had been installed and now need to update packages

I had installed TeX Live 2022 on Debian 11 with cd /tmp # working directory of your choice wget https://mirror.ctan.org/systems/texlive/tlnet/install-tl-unx.tar.gz # or curl instead of wget zcat ...
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Updating tlmgr itself gives error about wrong repository

I've recently upgraded macOS to 13.1. When upgrading TeXLive, the error indicated I need to fix my repository. How? $ tlmgr update --self /Library/TeX/texbin/tlmgr: TLPDB::from_file could not ...
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Not loaded \selectlanguage*{spanish}

I have installed the recent version of MiKTeX on OS Windows 11, last update: 12/02/2022, last week and I have a problem. It had never happened to me before. If I write this minimal working example ...
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Polyglossia \setotherlanguage after update of TeXLive conflicts with luatextra

I am using LuaLaTeX at Mac (LuaHBTeX, Version 1.15.0 (TeX Live 2022) restricted system commands enabled). After yesterdays update Polyglossia started to conflict with luatextra when \setotherlanguage ...
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tlmgr didn't install packages after self update on windows 10

I have a problem to install package. I found that I need to install update-tlmgr-latest.exe and the it will work but not. If I try to tlmgr install polski I had: tlmgr itself needs to be updated. ...
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Problem with `tlmgr` in WSL2

Infos The installation was done on a new computer . Platform : Windows 10 WSL2 Ubuntu 20.04 texlive2022.iso mirror : https://mirrors.ctan.org/systems/texlive/Images/texlive2022.iso Problem I ...
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Installing and switching to new distribution

I installed the new texlive 2022 distribution and removed the old 2021 texlive distribution with tlmgr uninstall --all (after verifying I was on the right distribution with tex version and it returned ...
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Will an "old" MiKTeX version receive the "new" LaTeX?

I just moved from Mac to Windows and have to adjust a little bit. I am forced to use MiKteX 21.2 now (even though 22.3 is out already). Will this distribution install the new 2022 version of LaTeX ...
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No longer able to compile LuaLaTeX after MikTeX update

I just updated MikTeX from the console. Even with the following MWE (I guess MNWE in this case) \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \begin{document} I hate it here \end{document} I get the ...
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A way to prepare a manual for update

I am writing a manual for my students and I use as resource many blogs posted by the community. I am aware of how fast links to websites can turn obsolete. Every semester I want to make sure the links ...
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Change or add updmap paths for installing fonts

After an exhausting search, I've seen that default path for installing new fonts manually is /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local (TEXMFLOCAL). But when I put my files under the tree structure of that path ...
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Fresh install of TeXLive 2021 didn't set system variables Linux

After installing texlive2021 I noticed that "tex" still referred to the 2020 version which I have removed after installing texlive2021. I thought a restart would help, but now it just offers ...
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Issues with macro expansion/lstlisting after updating to LuaLaTeX Version 2021-12-31

I am using Archlinux with texlive. After updating my installation on 2022-01-02 to the newest Archlinux texlive-packets, some features of LuaLaTeX seem to have changed significantly. For example, tex....
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How to make TeXLive download and install the necessary files?

I am working with TeXLive 2021 in Linux Mint (English version). I need to work with Russian texts. I started from the file like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage[...
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TeX Live Utility on Mac OSX error: installing gpg appears to have failed

I am trying to update my current version of TeX on Mac OS X 10.15.7. I don't think I've ever updated it before but I was told that to use my university LaTex thesis template, I should install "...
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No pstricks output using xelatex after recent update [duplicate]

I recently updated my miktex packages. When running Xelatex after the update I noticed that my pstricks output was either missing or completely messed up. Is this a bug in one of the updates? How can ...
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Trying to update packages using TexLive utility, "unable to find valid update server"

I'm trying to update my packages on a Mac using TexLive Utility. I get an error message: ``Unable to find a valid update server. Either a network problem exists or the TeX Live version on the server ...
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TexStudio does not seem to recognize the updates to the latest versions

I hope the title is understandable enough. So I work with MiKTeX 2.9 and TexStudio editor on a Win 10 Home computer. I just realized that for almost a year now, every time I ran the installer for the ...
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How long does it usually take until package updates on CTAN can be downloaded via MiKTex console?

I am using a package that has received an update on CTAN yesterday (3rd of June 2021). I wanted to download the most recent version of this package via MiKTeX console, but according to MiKTeX console, ...
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MiKTeX can not update

I'm trying to install MiKTeX on a windows 10 machine. While updating after installation it stuck on package miktex-zzdb1-2.9 and says package="l3backend", arhiveFile="C:\Users\portable\...
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Are the latest TeXLive updates failing to provide backwards capability?

I have noticed that there have been several posts on TeX-SE saying that after updating to the latest TeXLive that documents that used to be processed OK now report errors. I haven't updated so all is ...
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Memoir and tcolorbox A <box> was supposed to be here

After installing the new updates I get these errors while compiling my documents A <box> was supposed to be here. A <box> was supposed to be here. \setcounter deleting as much as possible ...
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how to update font?

I'm using LaTeX with a ubuntu distro (auctex) and used the following command \fontfamily{augie}\selectfont to set a augie calligraphic font. Everithyng goes fine but... it seems that the ì character ...
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How to update TeXstudio and Texlive 2021? [duplicate]

since I did not find recently solution (only questions that are asked few years ago) I want to ask again. When I opened TeXstudio today it told me there is a new version to download. My questions are: ...
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Lyx does not recompile the PDF in any PDF viewer

I am running Lyx 2.3.6 for Mac, combined with TexStudio and Adobe Acrobat Reader DC as pdf viewer, under macOS Catalina, version 10.15.7. The problem is that when I change something in the Lyx ...
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Issues with Texlive 2019

I stayed on perfectly working earlier versions until now when I decided to give TL 2019 a try. My documents did not compiled, raining thousands of errors on me, and fired up Tlmgr, to update, but I ...
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tlmgr does not work at all

Here's the problem: As i was writing an essay on my computer using latex i noticed that the editor was giving me an error for the packages tikz and cancel( i'm using kile') error: the file [tikz or ...
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Installed texlive 2020 but still cannot install latexmk due to the 2019 local TeX Live

Summary: I cannot install/update latexmk because it says the local tex live (2019) is older than remote (2020), but in fact I already installed texlive 2020 from the official source. Notes: The ...
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Labeling and referencing subsequent equations after adding a new equation before them

I have a finished document with labeled equations and their respective references. If I update this document by adding a new equation in the middle of the text, would there be a way of both labels and ...
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biblatex-chicago problem after update

After updating my TeXLive 2020 distribution today, biblatex-chicago has stopped working for me. The following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[authordate]{biblatex-chicago} \usepackage{...
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Listing failed - TeX Live Utility

From a couple of days when I try to update the packages with the TeX Live Utility I get the message: Listing Failed. The Repository's URL is http://ctan.mirror.garr.it/mirrors/CTAN/systems/texlive/...
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How to update a LaTeX package?

I have the Tex Live 2017 in Trisquel, I installed from the compact disc. I need to update the tkz-euclide package, for that I entered the tlmgr window: When I order the update, I get this result: ...
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/usr/bin/tlmgr: unexpected return value from verify_checksum: -5

I recently updated from Ubuntu 19.04 to Ubuntu 19.10 and it seems that I have lost a number of Latex packages, including colophon and enumitem. TeXLive came bundle with Ubuntu but I reinstalled it ...
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How can I upload an updated LaTeX package?

I've modified a LaTeX package I created some years ago. Now I would like to upload the modified package. I tried to use http://www.ctan.org/upload, but I don't understand to which subdirectory to ...
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How to update a specific package in MikTex console?

In MikTex Console (Windows), I go to its Packages tab, and there's no way to search for a package to install, or update an installed package. When I go to the Updates tab, it says that all packages ...
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Can't update TexLive to 2020, but Update Repository is for 2020 Version

Recently tried to update a package through TexLive, but I found out that the default repository for updates has switched to the 2020 version, while my TexLive is 2019. Unfortunately, when I went to ...
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Formal Letter with distinct header - footer look depending on page length

I am trying to write a formal letter. The issue I am having is utilising fancyhdr properly. I would like to achieve the following: If only a single page: The header and footer only - without page ...
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tlmgr failed (lack of space?)

I tried tlmgr update -all and it reached 177/509 jadetex then failed on japanese-otf-uptex (due to lack of space?). I deleted some (non-TeX) files to increase the available space and tried again. This ...
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tlmgr does not update binary

I have MacTeX 2019 installed and I am trying to update dvisvgm to the latest version. If I run tlmgr info it says: installed: Yes revision: 52851 sizes: doc: 149k, bin: 5061k relocatable: ...
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Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them

I am trying to remove TexLive 2018 in order to do a fresh install of TexLive 2019 after a failure to upgrade Cannot find TeX Live root using kpsewhich --var-value=SELFAUTOPARENT I try the first ...
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