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How to fix MATLAB R2014 greek letter/latex font support

I am using MATLAB R2014a under Ubuntu 12.04. Using tex markup such as \alpha, etc in text objects renders regular ASCII characters and not the expected tex output. Making a symbolic link from the ...
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How to replace all images in Libreoffice with their description

I have a very long document containing lots of svg images created using the extension TexMaths. This extension uses the latex installation to create svg image of the inputted equation (or set of ...
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Command 'latex2html'

Wonder whether this is an ubuntu question or a latex question: I am trying to output my LaTeXed cv in HTML format, using latex2html - probably the easiest way. My objective is this I want all ...
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Black screen after login on main account, after LaTex install failed [duplicate]

I recently tried installing LaTex on my Ubuntu 13.10 system. The installation failed but I cant remember the error-messages. After the failed installation the memory cache was quite full and the ...
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How to install complete, easily updatable LaTeX system with text editor front-end?

I'm new to Xubuntu, having used Windows XP for many years. On Windows I ran MiKTeX, with editors/front-ends WinEdt and TeXworks. I found the MiKTeX Package Manager and Update tools to be especially ...
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Xdvi crashes when used with Emacs with I/O correlation [closed]

I use Emacs 24 to process LaTeX files. When I enable I/O correlation, Xdvi crashes within a second after launch. Apparently this is caused by a bug in libfreetype. So, my question is, is there any ...
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Problem loading LaTeX KOMA-script and fontspec after freshly installing vanilla texlive

I have just installed vanilla TeXlive according to the TUG instructions on my Ubuntu 13.10. A standard minimal example properly compiles the way it is supposed to do: ...
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What exactly happend to the fbb-font in LateX when using the Ubuntu (13.10) installer

I installed texlive-full from a repository instead of using the installer provided here. I noticed that the fbb font is missing, which seems to be specific to the Ubuntu packages?! I haven't found ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 biblatex [closed]

maybe I just did not get any information while searching through google pages but I really tried to find some about biblatex. I tried aptitude search biblatex but nothing appeared. Why isn't ...
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LaTeXit alternative for ubuntu

On my Mac I was using LaTeXit. It takes a LaTeX code and produces instant pdfs (or pngs, jpgs, etc…). I'm sure there's a similar programme for Ubuntu. But I was unable to find one. Any ideas? ...
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Should I install the Debian or xUbuntu version of TeXstudio on 12.04?

I'd like to install the newest 64-bit version of TeXstudio on Ubuntu 12.04. Since it's not in one of the default repositories, I need to get it a different way. The TeXstudio homepage has links for ...
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Inverse search with LatexTools and Sublime Text 2 [closed]

I'm trying to install LatexTools -- compiling works fine, but inverse search from Evince does not work. Is there any idea what to do? Edit: I'm adding some clarifications per request Inverse search: ...
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Install native texlive in parallel to repo version

I'm still running Ubuntu 12.04 and I would like to manually install the most recent texlive. One of the first steps for the manual installation is to get rid of existing installations of texlive. ...
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How can I launch a specific application bypassing the global menu in Unity?

So, trying to get up to speed with LaTex in vim/gvim... problem is the beginners tutorial for vim-latexsuite assumes gvim and the gui menus. Okay, got gvim right here. Problem is, under Unity and the ...
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How to Install English Version of Texmaker/Texstudio?

I installed Texmaker, and later TexStudio, on my PC. Each time German versions of the programs were installed. A possible reason may be that I am in Germany. However, I need English version of one ...
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how to extract a vector figure from pdf

I have a question. I inserted my figure into my pdf file using latex in this way: I first created a vector figure using inkscape. Then I converted it to the pdf format and then included it to pdf ...
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Latex compilation problem

I have installed latex and compiled tex file using pdflatex command, the file did not compile. It is showing revtex4-1.cls not found. How to fix this, please any one can help me.
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How to make Okular play embedded video

So I create presentations using LaTeX and the Beamer class. This allows me to embed videos (.mp4, .avi, .gif) formats in my presentation. These seem to play well in full versions of acrobat reader but ...
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Using Texlive installed in Windows for Ubuntu

I have both Win7 and Ubuntu 12.04. I use Texlive 2012 with Texmaker in Win7. Is it possible to use it (Texlive) in Ubuntu so I won't have to download 2Gb again! I hope it was clear. (I'm newbie in ...
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Why can't I install Latex in ubuntu12.04? [duplicate]

When I run $ sudo apt-get install texlive-latex-base it showed the following error. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following ...
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LaTeX Package ctable and Saucy Salamander

I have a number of LaTeX documents that use the package ctable in the header. Upon updating Ubuntu to Saucy Salamander, these documents have refused to compile, TexMaker returning the error: "! No ...
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Display problem with TeX codes in browsers

After unsuccessfully installing latex packages thmtools under gnome environment on my work station, mainly because of lack of root access, I keep receiving the following error in displays of equations ...
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Inkscape with TexText

I am trying to install the package TexText on Ubuntu, such that I can type Latex in certain gaphs. I followed these instructions, but when I open Inkscape I do not have the option Latex in the ...
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Some troubles updating texlive-full

I have several problems in updating my packages in ubuntu 13.04. In particular when I run the update manager it showed me that there were some problems with the following packages: tex-common ...
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LaTeX/dvips Font Problem Ubuntu 13.04

On Ubuntu 13.04, many of my dvips calls deliver error messages like, dvips: Font Helvetica used in file <...> is not in the mapping file. All these calls work perfectly fine on Ubuntu 12.10 ...
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How to install the 'pgfplot' package in Lubuntu?

How can I install the pgfplot package in Lubuntu? For information, I use TeXstudio, I searched in it for a while for a WYSIWYG tool that can manage TeX Packages but didn't find.
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dvips: How to get correct fonts for eps (encapsulated postscript)?

I have a 12 year old, large Latex document with eps figures in it. Nowadays, when I try to translate it into pdf, I get the following error message: dvips: Font Courier used in file ...
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Install texlive-full in ubuntu 13.10 with texlive.iso installed

Today I first installed the texlive by texlive.iso, but it is not as 'full' as texlive-full. So I want to install texlive by sudo apt-get install texlive-full. What should I do before this ...
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Setting up sublime text editor for LaTex

for a few day I have been wondering how to set up sublime text editor for LaTeX editing. I have installed TexLive-full and Latexmk as it has been suggested. Also I have installed sublime text editor. ...
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How to install Latex in Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Computer. I want to install Latex on my Desktop but i am unable to install it. I first tried to install using following command: sudo apt-get install ...
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Latex line 66 Missing number, treated as zero \end{frame} problem [closed]

I have this script \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{array} ...
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Using Google Drive on an Ubuntu tablet

I am interested in purchasing a tablet for school. I am interested in purchasing it to take notes, but I would like to do so in Google Drive for several reasons. As I have researched, I have found ...
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Problems related with Texlive 2013 Installation

I have installed Texlive 2013 by burning it on a DVD. However after using tlmgr a few times to get the updates done I have been running into problems in every apt-get command I invoke. I have ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 graphics crashing when GVIM opens TEX files

I am having a little problem everytime when I open GVIM to edit *.tex files. The Menus die, Windows jiggle (maximize and minimize quickly) and I get a internal error crash report from ubuntu (12.04). ...
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How can I calibrate my printer using the LaTeX test page?

I am trying to print a LaTeX compiled document but my printer doesn't print the top part. It seems that the top part is outside of the printing range. To debug this problem I have printed the LaTeX ...
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How to install LaTeX packages for Tex Live?

Apparently I am using Tex Live as my LaTeX distribution: martin@martin-XPS-8300:~$ pdflatex -v pdfTeX 3.1415926-2.4-1.40.13 (TeX Live 2012/Debian) kpathsea version 6.1.0 Copyright 2012 Peter ...
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missing “.sty” package

I have installed TexLive on Ubuntu 13.04 following the instructions provided in http://www.tug.org/texlive/acquire.html but I always get some missing .sty error (for instance siunitx.sty). I ...
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Software to easily and quickely create colorful and intuitive review sheets [duplicate]

What is the most effective way to create review papers that include math notation on the computer considering the following aspects? Quality and capabilities - What limits do I have in creating ...
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Workflow for creating math heavy notes and review sheets on Linux

I'm looking for an effective way to create notes, summaries, reviews and essays. Thus far I used a mixture of LibreOffice and LaTex, depending on size, complexity and importance. Anything that ...
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When are the Backports PPA for TexLive back online again?

In order to do what is suggested in http://askubuntu.com/a/163683 the repositories have to actually work but I get a 404 when trying to install from them When are the Backports PPA for TexLive back ...
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Why cannot Texmaker find Latex?

I installed Texlive into /opt/texlive. Also I've added the path of Latex to $PATH in ~/.bashrc. Thereafter I installed Texmaker. I launched Texmaker by searching in Unity dash. But when compiling the ...
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Running LaTeX via command line on Ubuntu server

On an Ubuntu 10 server (yes, not the latest version anymore), I would like to run LaTeX so that I can invoke the program via command line and pass .tex files to compile. Is this possible? TeX Live ...
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Latex in Ubuntu

There is no internet connection in my laptop. However net is in my office desktop & I have USB. I want to install latex in my laptop. Is it possible? My version is Ubuntu 12.04
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What's equivalent of BasicTeX in Ubuntu?

TeX Live is a large distribution of LaTeX. BasicTeX is a subset of TeX Live for users who do not want to download the full TeX Live. Is there any equivalent of BasicTeX in Ubuntu?
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texlive-full, can I install it on 12.04. can I trust this source?

I have a question regarding texlive-full. it is not in the ubuntu software center but can be installed through apt-get install texlive-full. are the codes of the program ckecked anyway?
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Kile '[PDFLaTeX] failed to start' when using TeX Live 2013 + self compiled Kile

On Ubuntu 13.04 I installed Tex Live 2013 and then compiled Kile from source (in order to avoid the large amount of dependencies that come with Ubuntu's version of Kile). Kile runs, but when I tried ...
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Plain text editor that supports shared file editing like in LibreOffice

I want to share a .tex file with another person for us to edit it together, I took a look over collaborative editing in Gedit, that is awesome. Although it still lacks an important feature for me, ...
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Firefox not displaying LaTex (via MathJax)

I'm using Firefox 23.0 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bits. I'm having problems with seeing math formulas on Math Stack Exchange. I went to the MathJax website and there I can see the ML but not the LaTeX. ...
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How to set icon for tex files?

In Ubuntu 12.04 with all mate, cinamon, gnome, unity desktops, the following issue: I use Latex frequently. My files end with extension .tex. The mime.types associated with tex is text/x-tex. The ...
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TexLive Version used by TexStudio

I have installed texlive 2013 over the internet. I followed the documentation given along with it to set the PATH variables post installation. I needed some tex editor. So i decided to install ...