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Where does TeXlive 2014 locate font files on Ubuntu 14.10 ? [duplicate]

I have a supposedly trivial question and I'm having a hard time finding an answer. How can I determine the directories where fontspec is looking for OTF files? I want to edit FontAwesome.otf with ...
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Some errors with dpkg

This is related to my previous unsolved problem. After I run sudo dpkg --configure -a, I get the following error information: Thanks a lot for your help! Setting up tex-common (4.04) ... debconf: ...
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sudo apt-get upgrade problem

After upgrading to 14.04 L version, I have problems upgrading my system. I cannot figure out the problem by googling. Thank you very much for your help! Here is the error information: Reading ...
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Uninstall LaTeX and reinstall from official site

Ubuntu 14.04 Texlive info : TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2013/Debian) kpathsea version 6.1.1 Following this post I'm thinking about completely removing LaTeX and reinstalling from the official tug ...
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What is the most easy way to install missing LaTeX packages?

I am using the Eclipse Plug-in TeXlipse and would like to know how I can install LaTeX packages automatically. It is quite annoying to download and install a packages, build the document to wait for ...
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Regarding Too many errors in /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1),

Output of command on terminal at Ubuntu 14.04 LTS sudo apt-get install python No apport report written because MaxReports is reached already No apport report written because MaxReports is ...
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How to install TexLive 2014?

I have installed TexLive2014 under scheme-full using the latest iso file. But terminal still doesn't recognise the 'tex' or 'latex' commands. Do I need to install extra packages outside of the iso ...
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how to avoid heavy dependency

I have a limited SSD hard drive. So I cannot install any software on my Ubuntu. I just tried to install a very simple application: texmaker sudo apt-get install texmaker [sudo] password for arash: ...
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Install TeX Live on unbuntu

I'm trying to install texlive2014 from http://ctan.asis.io/tex-archive/systems/texlive/ and I get all packages by that, so at the first step of install process I have this error : ...
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How to use Atom's LaTeX package?

I'm very newbie, please don't annoy for my question. I've installed LaTeX using apt-get install texlive-full but really don't know where it has been installed. As from Atom's LaTeX package needs TeX ...
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LaTeX US-International layout: apostrophe while making section bug

I hope I'm in the right place to seek help. I didn't find anything on forum so far. I'm using TexMaker to type my math lecture so I have to type fast and in french for some classes. I use ...
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how to use those stylefiles and built a .TEX manuscript file?

A .CLS file and a set of .STY files are available to download from a journal website for writing research papers. But no .TEX file is available there. My questions is, how to use those stylefiles and ...
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Program accessible only to super user

I installed TeXLive through the .iso file provided in the website. To check the installation I tried tex --version and it returned something like The program 'tex' is currently not installed. You can ...
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Texmaker. Keep configuration after closing

When i close texmaker all the configurations i made reset and go back. Also the files i worked on don't show up in "open recent". has anyone had similar experience or a idea of how to solve this ...
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Latest Emacs Version, Windowed GUI

I am having an issue with GNU Emacs 24.3.1. I usually only use emacs for the purpose of compiling .pdf or LaTeX documents. And I am unable to open the program correctly via terminal use. I initially ...
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tlmgr man page not found

I have installed tlmgr and I've added to /etc/.bash.bashrc the following line: MANPATH=/usr/local/texlive/2014/texmf/doc/man:$MANPATH; export MANPATH Then I've done source /etc/bash.bashrc and man ...
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tex '\empty Hello world!\bye' found not found

After doing a minimal installation of TeX I try to open the .dvi file generated with the command: tex '\empty Hello world!\bye' and I get the following output: warning: kpathsea: configuration ...
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Error installing LaTeX package .def not found

I have installed LaTeX from the Ubuntu repository, I want to use this package that isn't in the repositories. I followed this guide. I downloaded the package to my home directory, then I went into the ...
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Incomplete KBibTex Installation

I use Ubuntu 12.04 and I tried to install KBibTex with the Software-Center. After the installation I get the following Popup: If I press okay then the program starts as usual. But as soon as I ...
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Latex: installing texlive-publishers

I am trying to install the texlive-publishers latex package through tlmgr. After googling around and fixing some errors I've gotten as far as this one: (running on Debian, switching to user mode!) ...
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Problem setting VIM as standard text editor

I want to set vim (not gvim, not vi) as standard text editor. In the net there are the following suggestions to associate programs with file types. use sudo update-alternatives --config editor link ...
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How to Setup tempfs/RAM Disk (Generally and for LuaLaTeX)?

I've spent the past several hours (not few, several!) reading different pages and questions on how to setup a tmpfs/RAMDisk. They all say different things and say what filesystems I should and ...
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Preparing a Latex document with Bengali Language

I want to prepare a document with Bengali Language http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bengali_language I used texmacs but it didn't support Bengali Language.What editor should I use for writing Latex ...
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Although I have Texlive installed from DVD apt-get suggests to install it every time, how can I avoid this behaviour?

I installed TexLive 2014 on Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit LTS and now I would like to install other packages together with a frontend for Latex, namely TexStudio. The problem is that when I try to install ...
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How to package LaTeX source in a DEB package?

I need to include a PDF documentation file in a DEB package. And I think LaTeX source might fix my needs, since I want someone to contribute to the source. But I don't know how to make a PDF in ...
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Unable to install TexLive on Ubuntu, permission problems

I tried to follow this link to install texlive: https://www.tug.org/texlive/quickinstall.html But what I have, when I enter the command 'i' is the following error: Installing to: ...
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Unable to build or view pdf files in TexMaker

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. and have installed TEX MAKER, after writing and saving file, when i build for PDFs view, It prompts error that file not found. I am also new to Ubuntu, On Windows when i have ...
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Make error for latex processing

I want to execute the following Makefile: main.pdf: main.tex main.bib pdflatex main.tex bibtex main.aux pdflatex main.tex pdflatex main.tex It comes from this site: ...
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Use Super+C/V for copy-pasting in Emacs

In Emacs I activated the option to use CUA keys for copy/cut-pasting with C-c/C-x/C-v. However sometimes it creates a problem when using Latex/Auctex key shortcuts, because it "eats" the first C-c or ...
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Texlive 2014 on Ubuntu 14.04: Font WebOMintsGD not found

I upgraded to Texlive 2014 on Unbutu 14.04 and trying to install non-freetonts with getnonfreefonts-sys. This command throws the following error: ERROR: The install directory ...
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`apt is not found` when trying to install software on a new Ubuntu laptop from Dell

I have purchased a new Ubuntu system from Dell. To install Latex, we tried the following commands: sudo apt -get update sudo apt -get install texlive -full Both the commands do not work. After ...
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problem with RMarkdown on ubuntu 14.04

I am new to RStudio and RMarkdown. When I've tried to knit my first pdf document in Rstudio, I got the following message: processing file: Preview-4cef6f7763df.Rmd |............. ...
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Texmaker accents problem

I've installed Texmaker 4.1 (using apt) on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64bits. Most of the time it works fine, but out of the blue it starts to show some strange behavior with accents marks, for example, I ...
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Simple TeXmaker keyboard shurtcuts messed up after upgrade (14.04-14.10)

Whenever creating a document and pressing F1 will produce the document's quick build and will immediately open a new window with the pdf view. After the upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 14.10 when ...
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gedit: how can I define a snippet shortcut Ctrl-9?

I use gedit for LaTeX with the LaTeX and snippets plugins. I try to make snippets to put the selected text (or, if none is selected, the cursor) in curly, square and round brackets respectively. From ...
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Evince without restrictions on Ubuntu 14.04

I love to use Evince, is one of the best software for visualize a lot of things, including pdfs. I use it many times with LaTeX. Also, before I could select text and copy it, but now, with Ubuntu ...
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Texlive 2014 in Ubuntu14.04

Okay, So I have 14.04 with texlive installed by default. I'm trying to install texlive packages but whenever I try, for instance running sudo tlmgr install multirow I get the message that the ...
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Compile a LaTeX file from Vim and not from terminal

I am compiling my LaTeX files from terminal and it gets a little annoying to go every time in terminal and use: xelatex "file-path" Is there a way to do this from inside Vim?
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How to create Gummi-projects

Gummi's user guide, says you've just got to save the root file and click 'Project' and then 'New' to create a project, but I can't click 'New'. Since Gummi doesn't give much information, I hope you ...
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Install Texmaker 4.3 on Ubuntu

I am a complete amateur on Linux and on Ubuntu and I try to install Texmaker 4.3. I have seen another post mentioning sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/texmaker_ubuntu_*.deb so I tried it but nothing...I tried ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 boot up, login, but once in desktop I can't do anything

I can boot Ubuntu 14.04 and login into my user session. Once I do that, I get to the normal desktop page. I can move my mouse and if I hold Super the shortcuts appear. The problem is that it's the ...
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System upgrade kills Tex

After a system upgrade, when I attempt to use LaTeX, I get the following error from within my compiler (TexMaker). I have no idea what it means. What should I do? (I did not set up TeX on the computer ...
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“ I can't find the format file `pdflatex.fmt'! ”

This is what I'm told by my computer (Ubuntu 14.04) when I try to pdflatex a file. Everything was just fine a week ago, then I had the bad idea to uninstall and reinstall texlive to supposedly solve a ...
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Ligatures not showing in evince

When compiling a latex document, the ligatures (the joined "fi" for example) don't show when looking at the pdf file in evince. After looking around, I found the answer, but I will post it below for ...
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under which extension does photorec search for .tex file

under which extension does photorec search for .tex file? I cannot run the command fidentity using terminal. So does anybody know of that? Thanks a lot!
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texmaker “could not start the command”

I messed up a bit with TekLive and TexMaker in my Ubuntu 14.04. I unistalled and re-installed both a couple of times. Now, if I go to terminal and do pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode ...
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How do I install TeXWorks with tlmgr?

I've installed TeXLive 2014 in a local installation using the install-tl.sh method and selected the collection collection-texworks. I expected to be able to run the texworks binary after installation, ...
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Why won't Vim source my .vimrc at startup?

Note: edited to provide more info. I have modified my ~/.vimrc significantly (although some of my initial modifications I made in the system-wide /etc/vim/vimrc). It probably doesn't matter either ...
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texlive problems after upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04

During upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 I got lots of errors about various items related to TeX. Most of them reported 'tex-common is not configured' as at least a part of the problem. When I try to ...
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Rendering CV template with XeLaTex

Installed kubuntu on thursday Installed LaTeX on my kubuntu machine, using full Compiled an old document and it worked fine Downloaded a CV template from ...