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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 ...
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Requesting key 9A690089 from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.04, and now I am installing LaTeX (TexLive2012), using the command: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:texlive-backports/ppa. I properly entered the password and pressed Enter. After two or ...
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How can I run kile after updating to texlive 2012 on ubuntu 12.04 (for beginners)

I am using ubuntu 12.04 and Kile 2.1.0. After updating texlive from 2009 to 2012 kile did not work again. As mentioned here, I tried this: sudo apt-add-repository ...
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Setting PATH with two different TexLive versions

I have two different versions of TexLive: the Ubuntu binaries for TexLive 2012, which live in usr/share, and TexLive 2013 which lives in usr/local. As per instructions here, my PATH now looks like the ...
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How do I remove this texlive ppa from my machine without reformatting? [duplicate]

I think I installed the ppa with: cd / && sudo add-apt-repository ppa:texlive-backports/ppa Whenever I try to manually update, I get the following message: Failed to fetch ...
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How do you package latex in Edubuntu?

Do latex, live tex compiler and emacs editors come with edubuntu? Can we use command mode to generate PDF files from .TeX files? If yes, then what are the commands? Does latex support languages other ...
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Upgrade TexLive from 2012 to 2013 with Ubuntu

I have downloaded TeXLive 2013 and installed it as explained on the developer's website. At the end in the terminal I got the following message: Add /usr/local/texlive/2013/texmf-dist/doc/info to ...
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Is it possible to add CTAN directory as a software source to the packet manager muon?

I am using muon as a packet manager with Kubuntu. Normally everything works just fine, but I have some difficulties with LaTex packages. muon does not seem to find the latest versions. On CTAN there ...
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Is there an easier way to add CJK support to Kile?

I am new to Kile and LaTeX and have already installed Kile and TeX Live 2012 on Ubuntu 12.04-LTS(64bits). I feel like adding Chinese support following procedure provided by this website using CJK: ...
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Use CM Roman (latex font) in Inkscape?

I made a SVG in Inkscape on Fedora with the CM Roman (latex) font, but when opening the SVG on Ubuntu 12.04, it says it doesn't have CM Roman even though TexLive is installed. How do I use the CM ...
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Installing .sty packages with Kile

I have recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my laptop. I tex a lot and I like to use Kile for that. I have installed all the packages that exist on the ubuntu repositories. There are still some packages ...
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LaTeX distribution problem pdftex.fmt

I just installed the TexLive 2012 from the Ubuntu Repository. After installation, I try compiling and it gives the following error: Unable to find pdftex.fmt. Please let me know what is the ...
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TexMaths extension not working in Writer LibreOffice [closed]

In my Linux distro called Mageia 2, I've installed TexMaths-0.38.oxt from Tools > Extension Manager in Writer (LibreOffice suite) but when I go to use it, it asks that I indicate a certain "path" for ...
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PDFs generated by LyX not searchable in 12.10 or 13.04

I recently updated one of my computers to 12.10 and did a clean install of 13.04 on another, but neither allow me to search a PDF that I exported using LyX (LaTeX editor). I have no problem searching ...
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Bash refuses to execute correct binary

I've installed the current version of texlive (2012), which installs its binaries into /usr/local/texlive/2011/bin/i386-linux/. I subsequently added this directory to the PATH variable by modifying ...
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Generating a single LaTeX file by merging different LaTeX files

I have a main LaTeX file which inputs many other LaTeX files i.e. for example \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \input{input1.tex} \input{./Input_folder_1/input2.tex} \input{input3.tex} ...
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Texstudio Menu Integration in Unity

Is possible to integrate texstudio menubar with unity panel ?
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LaTeX filepaths in Ubuntu

I'm sorry, this is quite a specific and esoteric question, but I thought if anyone could help... Well, anyway, last night I used ls to look at a directory and noticed some junk hidden files I didn't ...
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TexLive can't find wrapfig.sty while package is installed

I am currently trying to create a report with LaTex. I have installed the Ubuntu packages texlive and texlive-latex-extra. When I try to compile my document I get the error: ! LaTeX Error: File ...
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Why does Texmaker install Texlive without informing?

I am using Lubuntu 13.04. I installed Texmaker from Lubuntu Software Center, and it downloaded and installed Texlive without giving the dependency information before installation. Moreover, Texlive is ...
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Tex Live 2009 still being used instead of 2012 [duplicate]

I recently downloaded and installed Tex Live 2012 from here and there were no problems. Once it finished, it output the following message Welcome to TeX Live! Logfile: ...
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its about update problem with ubuntu 11 10

I'm new in to use Ubuntu,(11 10) and I have some problem when i try to update or install any software(i have realize when i tried to install latex). I have tried to solve this issue by changing to ...
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Cannot add languages to Spellcheck in TeXWorks

I use TeXWorks to edit my LaTeX files. Under spellcheck, the only options that I have are UK English and South African English, and I would like to install more languages. In /usr/share/myspell/dicts ...
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Where are installed the binaries of Texlive?

After installing Texlive 2012 trought the texlive-backports ppa on Ubuntu 12.04, I cannot find it in /usr/local/. Why? I need to find the path to the binaries so I can add that to TeXstudio.
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“latex it!” button (add-on for Thunderbird) not accessible?

They say here that it works great after.. manually adding the "LaTeX it!" button But how does on manually adds a "LaTeX it!" button? without it there is no way to use this add-on. I'm not sure ...
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How to sudo apt-get install all latex CJK?

Is there a way to just install latex packages with sudo apt-get install ?? like for https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/applications/quantal/latex-cjk-chinese/ and also the japanese and korean ones? I'm on ...
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How to set the LaTeX font size in inkscape?

In inkscape using Extensions->Render->LaTeX formula you can enter LaTeX into your Inkscape image. The default font is huge however. How can you change it to something smaller? Alternatively, is ...
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setting up vim with latex suite

I am trying to setup vim with latex suite. I have installed vim from the terminal prompt sudo apt-get install vim but sudo apt-get install latex-suite or latexsuite doesn't do anything. What ...
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SSD tweaks for Ubuntu 12.04 cause Texmaker to compile a lot slower

I added these tweaks from Ubuntu SSD Tweak and Ubuntu Tweaks but now Texmaker is compiling slowly. Does someone know what tweak would be causing this? Or could I edit something unrelated to the ...
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How to install Texmaker 4.0.1 (released a few days ago)?

I'm new to LaTeX, but want to get started for real; settled for Texmaker; now checked the version (and changelog) and noticed a discrepancy between what I've got installed (3.4) and what's been ...
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Latex, Kile IDE, Ubuntu 12.10

I have been using Latex for a while on Windows but I just converted my Windows machine to Ubuntu only now. Unfortunately, I have never used Kile before. I have downloaded texlive 2012 and Kile. How ...
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Problem with Latex Packages Ubuntu 12.04

I'm writing a latex document in TeXworks and I'm having some problems with a couple of packages I'm using in my file, amsrefs.sty and pcatcode.sty. For some reason TeXworks decided it didn't like ...
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Removing and re-installing texlive 2012

I have a problem with texlive. For some reason I couldn't load the siunitx package anymore. Because I had problems with Texlive before, I accidently installed 2 versions next to each other with them ...
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Lyx doesn't work (can't find cls files)

I installed Lyx in my system, but it I just can't make it work. Every time I open any file, I get a message similar to this one: The selected document class article requires external files that ...
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TeXstudio: content-assistant popup window is unreadable

I would like to use this program but I do not know how to display context-sensitive help (see figure below) without a black background. I use Ubuntu 12.10 and I don't know what other information might ...
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Unable to locate package texlive

I had a problem with texlive on my ubuntu 12.10. It could not find setspace.sty and tlmgr didn't work. I googled it a little but i couldn't figure it out how to solve it (i'm a rookie) So i removed ...
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install koma-script for texworks on ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install the latest TeX Live 2012? I was updating my resume and since I had recently switched to using Ubuntu and Latex I decided I would rewrite it in this ...
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How do I add the latex backport PPAs to synaptic in 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install the latest TeX Live 2012? I would like to synaptic to have access to the repository files on this website: http://www.tug.org/texlive/debian.html I ...
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No Xelatex in texlive 2012

just installed texlive 2012 on my ubuntu and I have no xelatex. There is one in Mac distribution. Is Ubuntu's "special"? I'll be glad for help.
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Why is the LaTeXDraw logo so big in Xfce 4.10?

Is there a bug in XFCE desktop? Namely, I can see some weird "XD"-letters when I try to open LaTeXDraw. Letters seem to be much bigger than the normal logo. It does not affect my mouse. I'm using Xfce ...
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How to share architecture-independent latex files across multiple setups

I have 3 ubuntu computers, 2 of them running 32-bit and one 64-bit. I want to install latex and texmaker on all of them. However, the downloads are pretty large and i don't want to unnecessarily ...
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upgrading latex pgfplots in ubuntu 12.04

I have pgfplots for LaTeX installed but I'm not sure how to upgrade it to the newest version. When I do a search for pgfplots, it returns lots of folders... The sourceforge download has a zip file for ...
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How to deal with configuration style warnings occuring from TexLive 2012 installation?

I followed the advice of izx on how to install TexLive 2012 using the texlive-backports PPA. Before I started I removed all TexLive-related packages. The installation finished and everything seems to ...
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What's wrong with lualatex?

I'm not sure if this is a bug or I've done something wrong (or I simply don't know luatex well enough). This minimal example file test.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{luacode} ...
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Bug installing tex/latex/texlive packages makes subsystem unusable [closed]

I am having problems installing tex/latex/texlive packages on 12.04. My setup: > cat /etc/issue; uname -a Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS \n \l Linux ubuntu 3.2.0-33-generic-pae #52-Ubuntu SMP Thu Oct 18 ...
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GUI for the diction tool

I just stumbled upon the excellent diction tool. It's great to check the writing style of my LaTeX files, the problem is, however, I can only use it through the command line. The output, while being ...
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Make environment variable accessible to application [closed]

In order to get LaTeX to work, I have set the environment variable TEXINPUTS, which includes a path to certain inputted files. It works fine if I'm calling latex (or rubber, or pdflatex) from the ...
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TexLive and Kile

I recently had upgraded my machine from a 12.04 installation to a 12.10 version. I use LaTeX for my publication work and therefore I use TexLive and Kile, both of which are on the Ubuntu Package list. ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 TexLive 2012: Latex file would not compile

I wrote a long report with chapters using TexLiVE 2009. When I move to 12.10, the system had upgraded to Texlive 2012. However, I found that some fonts were not working, whereas they were a part of ...
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LaTeX doesn't work after upgrade to 12.10

I just updated to Ubuntu 12.10 but now LaTeX doesn't work any more. Kile always asks me "did you run LaTeX?". I'm quite new in this stuff, so it seems a bit strange for me, because in 12.04 it worked ...