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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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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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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) [closed]

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 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...