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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?

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 way since I am really the only user ...
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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 ...
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Kile not working on Ubuntu 14.04 (Error: Cannot open log file; did you run LaTeX?)

I have recently updated to Ubuntu 14.04 and when I try to compile a .tex file using pdfLaTeX in Kile, I get the error message: Cannot open log file; did you run LaTeX? I tried the following to ...
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Images produced by Inkscape display incorrectly in pdflatex document

I have some problems with images I created with Inkscape (processed by pdflatex). I produced a book which I'm trying to publish by CreateSpace. The images in the proof of the document produced by ...
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Trouble with freshly installed TeXstudio on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

From scratch (after having removed texlive and texmaker from the console), I installed TeXstudio with Optional add-ons latex-beamer texlive-fonts-recommended texlive-latex-extra For this, I used ...
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Okular Crashing in xubuntu14.04 for LaTex generated pdfs with embedded videos

I have used the same method,package and set-up for generating and viewing LaTeX generated pdfs with embedded video in okular. It is working fine with say okular --version Qt: 4.8.3 KDE Development ...
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Vim-LaTeX runs evince instead of xdvi

I have installed the Vim-LaTeX plugin, which is great for editing LaTeX documents in Vim. However, I have one problem with viewing the output file. The tutorial says to use the \lv command. However, ...
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LaTeX Error: File `kpfonts.sty' not found

I downloaded a template tried to run on my Texmaker. It says "LaTeX Error: File `kpfonts.sty' not found." How can I install this font on my system?
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How to export a Gnumeric table into Latex under Ubuntu 14.04?

According to the Gnumeric manual available at http://www.fifi.org/doc/gnumeric-doc/html/C/, Latex 2e is one of the supported file formats, available via the Save as... dialog. Using Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Problem in converting math in Latex to epub using pandoc

Latex code in my tex file: $\frac{\partial H}{\partial q_i}$ $=$ $\dot{P}_i$, $\frac{\partial H}{\partial P_i} =\dot{q}_i$ I have given the following command in terminal pandoc -s science.tex -o ...
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How to update the software database? [duplicate]

I have setup two disks on my computer, Ubuntu, / and /home. Later I found the disk space on / is not big enough (just 20G), so I installed my texlive to my own disk, somewhere under $HOME. Now I want ...
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Upgrade from Tex Live from 2013 to 2014 on Ubuntu 14.04

According to the TeX Live website TeX Live 2014 was released one week ago (14 June 2014). How do I upgrade from TeX Live 2013 to TeX Live 2014 on Ubuntu 14.04 ?
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How to properly install and use texlive with package manager in 14.04

I would like to know how to properly install, and use texlive along with the package manager tlmgr in Ubuntu 14.04. Here is what I did to install texlive: sudo apt-get install texlive-latex-base ...
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Lyx is not working in newly upgraded 14.04 version

I have been using Lyx software whenever I have upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04. In upgraded 14.04 the Lyx software is working but it could not give the pdf file instead it has given a message "File does ...
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apparmor=“DENIED”

I get loads of error messages like this in dmesg [613107.890167] type=1400 audit(1402488663.041:108): apparmor="DENIED" operation="exec" profile="/usr/bin/evince-thumbnailer//sanitized_helper" ...
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how to install PGFPlots in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running into the following error: ! LaTeX Error: File `pgfplots.sty' not found. How should PGFPlots be installed in Ubuntu 14.04? I have installed the following packages already: texlive-full ...
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gedit snippets lost

Here's the problem: Everytime I close gedit all of my own (LaTeX)snippets are lost when I launch it for the next time. Default snippets are still available and working. What I tried so far: Restart ...
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MiKTeX in Ubuntu 14.04: Could NOT find CURL

I am trying to install MiKTeX in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I am downloading the dependencies one by one, but below is where I got stuck: CMake Warning at /usr/share/cmake-2.8/Modules/FindQt4.cmake:659 ...
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Texmaker language babel

I installed texmaker on ubuntu 14.04 using the Ubuntu Software Center. After entering command: \usepackage[croatian]{babel} I get following error: ! Package babel Error: Unknown option `croatian'. ...
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pdflatex can't compile after 14.04 upgrade

I recently upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, and now I'm in the process of fixing some broken applications :( My latest problem is with pdflatex (used through Lyx), after upgrading I don't seem to be ...
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Easy way to install TeX Live (and TeX Studio) in Ubuntu 12.04

I have recently switched to using Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) and I need to install a LaTeX distribution and editor. I'm reasonably experienced with LaTeX on Win7, so is there an easy way to get LaTeX up and ...
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Error with texlive-publishers-doc. Cannot install it

I use Ubuntu 14.04 and I install texlive-full from the repositories. It went all fine until the installation stopped with this error: Failed to fetch ...
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Problem with eps file

Recently I had installed Ubuntu 14.04, earlier I was using Ubuntu 12.04. I have lots .eps files, some of them are colour image files and some of them are ordinary plots. I use them writing ...
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“Ignoring /etc/texmf/texmf.d/*.cnf during generation of texmf.cnf” when installing tex-common

Im having a lot of problems with my Ubuntu after the update from the 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. Every time I start the system, it shows a lot of dialogs saying that the system encountered problems, and ...
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Installing TexLive 2013 with starlinq instructions

I'm following this guide on how to install TeX Live on Ubuntu 12.04 (and I'm trying to install TeX Live 2013, not 2012.). I want to install all the packages (except for the language support, I just ...
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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 ...