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Why "tlmgr info --list --only-installed" doesn't list some of the installed packages (e.g. graphicx, MnSymbol etc.)?

It lists tlmgr packages not latex packages. graphicx is part of latex-graphics on ctan and for tlmgr just as longtable and array are part of latex-tools he entry for graphics does list he containd ...
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Suppress Warning "You have requested package `"blablabla/mypackage"', but the package provides `mypackage'."

I had the same problem, and solved it by writing \ProvidesPackage{blablabla/mypackage} in the .sty file like this: \NeedsTeXFormat{LaTeX2e} \ProvidesPackage{blablabla/mypackage}
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Tex Live 'Back end gone'

I deleted item of texlive old version in PATH then it worked.
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Understanding which packages have been installed on Windows

Check: https://docs.miktex.org/manual/miktex-packages.html I used the following command to list the packages and their versions, then I filtered only the installed ones with the grep utility (not ...
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How can I use a vertical space between paragraphs, rather than indentation?

The standard setting for this task with standard TeX syntax is: \parskip=\baselineskip \parindent=0pt You need not any package.
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How to parse an itemized list the way moodle.sty does

That's really horrible markup: you won't be able to use lists in the question text. Anyway, here's a parser. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{enumitem} \newcounter{exercise} \...
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Change Template Latex to English

To help you find the location of the line to change: Look at the main document file main.tex, defined as the file containing the \documentclass command. Line 18, it calls the content of another file ...
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"the remote package repository is not registered"

I have tried to change the url of the update server, and it works ... see How can I change the package repository?
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How to find out which files to include in a WIX setup?

you can use pdflatex --recorder so that you get a log (.fls) of all files input by that document. but I can not say what is a minimum .exe and .dll set you need to get miktex working especially if ...
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TeXstudio no longer compiles properly/at all nor downloads packages after fresh install on new HDD

As bad as it sounds, I think it's always best to download full miktex and then install the whole thing rather than installing one by one on demand. Sometimes updated packages may even have ...
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TeXstudio no longer compiles properly/at all nor downloads packages after fresh install on new HDD

In my case, the package fontawesome clashed with the package fontawesome5 that moderncv loads up. Not using that package, fixed the error.
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Is package amssymb redundant

No, amssymb is not redundant with the other packages in your MWE. It sets up a number of other math fonts and symbols. Because its names for those fonts and symbols have become so standard, many ...
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Matplotlib PGF backend packages installed by Latex

By passing a .pdf rather than .pgf extension matplotlib is understanding you want a PDF figure out, produced via pgf source code, rather than the pgf source directly. In order to generate a pdf from ...
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I need to expand a macro defined in listofitems package

Here's an expl3 version. First the exercise texts are stored in a property list. I believe that using names for the exercises is better than numbering them, because it would be difficult to keep a ...
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Usage of \greadlist* from package 'listofitems'

I think those days expl3-solutions are state of the art, so I'd in any case prefer egreg's solution. The following is just for exhibiting the technique of exchanging arguments after expansion: \...
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Usage of \greadlist* from package 'listofitems'

You can define your own variation of the commands. \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{listofitems} \ExplSyntaxOn \NewDocumentCommand{\readnamedlist}{smm} { \IfBooleanTF{#1} {\exp_args:NNc \...
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Usage of \greadlist* from package 'listofitems'

Expand the \csname before invoking the \greadlist. \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{listofitems} \begin{document} \newcounter{num}\setcounter{num}{4} \setsepchar{,} \expandafter\greadlist\...
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I need to expand a macro defined in listofitems package

I suppose the attempts at defining \tmp take place because nesting optional arguments didn`t succeed. You can nest optional arguments if the entire content of the optional argument is nested in curly ...
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I need to expand a macro defined in listofitems package

There are two main issues. One was the confusion brought on by \edef\tmp{\listlen\myitem[2]}\myitem[2,\tmp], because \tmp itself contained a closing right bracket. It turns out one doesn't even need \...
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Problem with Poker packages

\setkeys{poker}{inline=symbol} is not the style used under 3.1 in the pdf. That uses \setkeys{poker}{inline=card} if I'm not mistaken. (Or actually, \setkeys{poker}{inline=card,colorset=4c}, since all ...
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How to solve the `pygmentize' Error in LaTex after installing pygments and minted on Mac OS

Here is a recipe using Python 3.9 and MacTeX 2022 in April 2022. YMMV. Install a virtual environment for your favorite Python version (python -m venv ~/.py39venv). Switch to the new venv (source ~/....
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! LaTeX Error: File `l3backend-pdfmode.def' not found

I had recently updated from Debian 10 to Debian 11 when I started to get this error. Among other things, I tried purging and reinstalling my whole texlive-related packages, but this was producing no ...
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\RequirePackage with path fails to locate latex style file

This is not an error. It is as it says in the text you quoted, a warning. The file has been read. That said, the warning is intended to discourage you from using a path here, the argument should be a ...
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academicons in overleaf

I finally figured out what my problem was: I'd been having the same trouble despite having used xetex from the getgo—a handful of the icons (e.g., PsyArXiv, SSRN) only render correctly when you switch ...
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Using a new LaTeX package

You can make your package available by installing it locally. The easiest way to do this (if it's not part of MikTeX or TeXLive) is to put it into your local texmf-home. You can find the folder by ...
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