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MiKTeX installation problems

I am trying to fix a MiKTeX installation on Ubuntu 18.04, or at least I would like to remove it and all its packages in order to install TexLive. I tried to install it a couple of weeks ago, ...
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How to install Miktex on Lubuntu [duplicate]

I am having Lubuntu 18.04 and want to install miktex, but when I install it shows unmet dependencies because I think it is for Ubuntu 16.04 and 18.04. Is there any way I can install it on Lubuntu?
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Package missing from texlive?

I have the latest texlive distribution, which I installed via sudo apt install texlive-full Now I would like to install the package tuda-ci, which is available on CTAN here. I am a bit confused: it ...
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Problem due to package dependency between `texlive-bibtex-extra` and `biber` in TeXLive 2019 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS virtual machine

I am a beginner level user of Ubuntu (18.04 LTS virtual machine). I have installed the TeXLive 2019 via command line: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jonathonf/texlive-2019 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-...
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Quick Live Latex Display

I am a maths teacher and have to teach my students over video in this lock down. Now all I want for them is to view expression and equations. I aim to achieve this by sharing my screen and using some ...
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Installing the latest texlive via command line on ubuntu 18.04 LTS virtual machine

Today, I installed texlive by sudo apt-get install texlive-full. Then I found out that's not the latest version, so I uninstalled it. I have read some threads related to it, but I am getting more ...
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Is it possbile to update latext version to the latest version in Ubuntu 16.04?

My operating system in Ubuntu 16.04 and the current version of latex is pdfTeX 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.16 (TeX Live 2015/Debian) Is it possible to upgrade it to the latest version (TeX Live 2019)?
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Can't build LaTeX documents in Atom's editor

I've installed LaTeX using apt-get install texlive-full and latexmk using apt-get install latexmk. However I can't build any document using the LaTeX package in Atom. Here is a screenshot of the error ...
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How to fetch a specific package updates?

I wan to update a specific package (biblatex-ieee) that I use. I do not want to update my whole system (I need to maintain specific versions for some SWs). How to retrieve the updates of that specific ...
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Custom Ubuntu Live with LaTex and editor [duplicate]

My Acer Aspire E5 Windows 10 computer is broken right now. I can only boot into Ubuntu Live from this USB, and I fried my BIOS and I cannot boot from any other USB except this Linpus Lite bootable ...
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Can I program an external numpad to do certain keystrokes?

So, first of all, I'm a huge Ubuntu noob, and I'm currently running 16.04. I'm primarily a mathematician, and I spend a lot of my day using LaTeX, which can get tedious. So, I'm thinking about using ...
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tlmgr not found when run as root

I have installed TeXLive and added /usr/local/texlive/2019/bin/x86_64-linux to my $PATH through /etc/environment, so I should be able to run tlmgr from the terminal. I am able to do that as non-root ...
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Usage of sed(stream editor)

I have a file containing text **This is bold text** *This is italicized text* I wish to convert the above into \textbf{This is bold text} \emph{This is italicized text} using stream editor(...
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Ctrl + Home and Ctrl + End working in text editor pane but not in pdf previsualizer pane for TeXMaker and Kile

Just installed TeXMaker, Kile, TeXStudio and TeXworks. OS: Ubuntu 18.04 Computer: Laptop (DELL) The "go to end of file" keyboard shortcut Ctrl + End works in the editor pane for all three editors. ...
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can't find gnuplot in /usr/local/bin

I am running a bash script that I found which takes care of producing latex with gnuplot. The script includes the line: gnuplot_cmd="/usr/local/bin/gnuplot"; and if [ ! -e $gnuplot_cmd ]; then ...
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texlive problems in log file

I am having problems with my log file in ubuntu. The log files are becoming so big ~8gb that it's slowing my machine down. The log complains of the following: Warning: font `cmr10' not found, ...
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Installing latex compiler

I was trying to istall MiKTeX on my Ubuntu 16.04 (32bit). But following error appears on screen. I have only limited knowledge about such distributions. How can this be solved? Please help me. akhil@...
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Cannot install texlive-full, kpsewhich frozen on 18.04

I'm trying to install texlive-full on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS with this command: apt install texlive-full All required packages are downloaded. When it starts to setup the packages, it starts the ...
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Every time the same error when installing

Whenever I install something (must happened when I re-installed Lyx somehow..) I receive following output, e.g. for qpdfview: user@system:~$ sudo apt-get install qpdfview [sudo] password for user: ...
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how to save packages installed in one virtual machine and install them in another virtual machine in ubuntu

I have been using (rather say trying to use Ubuntu 19.04) in a virtual machine. There have been n number of problems. Like Unable to get IP on my Ubuntu 19.04 virtual machine and changing username for ...
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Install latest version of tex [duplicate]

I am trying to install texlive-full from the terminal. I issued two commands. sudo apt-get install texlive-full sudo apt-get update I also tried - sudo apt-get upgrade texlive-full Despite of all ...
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18.04 texlive-full install fail

Looks like I'm not the only one having this problem. I have not found any work-around. sudo apt install texlive-full which produces the following, The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Problem Installing anything related to TexLive, including Texmaker, after corrupted texlive installation attempted

I have been using MikTex with TexMaker as a compiler/editor. At one point, I tried to remove MikTex and switch to TexLive, which didn't work as the installation got corrupted. I have looked at ...
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Unable to install or remove TexLive

I have tried installing texlive using the below command. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jonathonf/texlive sudo apt update && sudo apt install texlive-full sudo apt update && sudo apt ...
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LaTeX and evince problem. Evince does not attach to edges of the screen

I just use ST3 for LaTeX. LaTeXTools requires one of this pdf-viewers: evince, okular, zathura. I like evince because it is very simple and fast pdf-viewer. But have an issue: when I compile my pdf ...
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How to compile all the tex files in a directory

I have a few tens of .tex files in a directory. How can I compile them all with a single command from the terminal? Moreover: is it possible to avoid all the files that are generated by the ...
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TexMaths BASIC doesn't open in Libre Office - BASIC runtime error [duplicate]

Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS LibreOffice 6.3.1.2 TexMaths 0.48 When I click on the TexMaths icon in LibreOffice Writer, I get the error: Interestingly, if I write some Latex, I can select it and click on the ...
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What is the minimal set of packages required to transform a LaTeX file to a PDF?

I have a plain LaTeX file which I want to compile to a PDF. I see that people suggest texlive-full for this task. At the same time, it weights ridiculous amount of memory. $ apt-get install texlive-...
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Python files missing [duplicate]

I committed a big mistake. I issued the following command on my terminal sudo apt-get purge python I didn't read what it removed :( I use LaTeX typesetting system and some of it's packages are not ...
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Ubuntu 18, unable to install xelatex

I'm trying to install xelatex using sudo apt install texlive-xetex but I'm getting these errors. Err:1 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/main amd64 texlive-latex-base all 2017.20180305-1 ...
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pdflatex not found while installing “R” software on Ubuntu 19.04

I am trying to install R software on Ubuntu 19.04, by compiling the installer on my system. Several libraries are missing, but I managed to install them all, apart from one called 'pdflatex'. ...
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Installing Latex Packages in TexLive/TexStudio

I am using TexLive and TexStudio, and am trying to install the bbm and physics latex packages. I have followed the instructions from this page: https://scholar.princeton.edu/scuellar/blog/2014/02/...
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How to convert LaTex to PDF using terminal?

I am trying to convert latex file (.tex) file into pdf format. I tried using pdflatex file_name.tex command from the terminal but terminal asks to enter file name again and again. The commands in the ...
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latex freezes Firefox

I want to use LaTex in Xubuntu 18.04.1. But it is not possible, because after the very first installation command $ sudo apt-get install texlive-latex-extra Firefox does not run properly anymore. It ...
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Problem installing latex-beamer ubuntu 18.04

I tried to install the beamer package using: apt-get install latex-beamer but I get the answer Package 'latex-beamer' has no installation candidate. Then I followed a hint I found: add-apt-...
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Problem while installing LaTeX [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu (to Linux in general) and while I was installing Latex through the terminal: sudo apt-get install texlive-full I had this error message: E: Unable to correct problems, you have ...
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Latex in Inkscape is not working anymore after update

I have been using the render-latex option in Inkscape for many years happily. Now, after some updates I get an error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "eqtexsvg.py", line 160, in ...
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What Happened to The Latex Symbols In the Libreoffice-Texmaths Equation Editor?

I recently purged Libreoffice because it was buggy. I then reinstalled the latest version from apt and now it's missing the symbols above the equation editor. Here is the current Texmaths equation ...
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Trouble with installing TeX Live for Ubuntu [duplicate]

when I use sudo apt-get install texlive-full code at terminal, it does not work properly. It gives this type of message. [sudo] password for Uvx225: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Plugin to convert latex to image

Is there any plugin which can be installed on server or just kept on server to convert latex equations to images? I want to give input like A_{m,n}=\begin{pmatrix}a_{1,1}&a_{1,2}&\cdots&...
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Need syncing cloud storage that works across Linux, Windows, some Android

Until recently, I used Dropbox as my cloud storage, which worked awesome across Windows, Android, and Ubuntu, where I saved all my research and could access pretty much anywhere. But now Dropbox for ...
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revtex4-2.cls is not working

I've installed texlive-publishers; but, still I'm getting the error in kile: file revtex4-2.cls not found on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS system.
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gedit external tools cannot locate latexmk

I am using following in gedit external tools #!/bin/sh file=${GEDIT_CURRENT_DOCUMENT_NAME%} filename="${file%.*}" ext=${file##*.} latexmk $filename; xdg-open $filename.pdf Wheni run the command, i ...
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Inverse search stopped working in Kile (Live Preview)

I have been using Inverse Search with Kile in Ubuntu 18.04 since I freshly installed my OS in 2018. I've been using the Live Preview while writing my texts in LaTeX. In the Document Viewer window, ...
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Old version of Kile on Ubuntu 18.04

So far I have been using a previous version of Kile in Ubuntu 16. Upon installing Ubuntu 18.04, I found that the default version in apt packet manager is Kile 3.1 and even a beta version (that's what ...
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Word to Latex Converter GUI software?

Is there any software to convert word to LaTeX files. I have seen some terminal based project. is there any GUI program?
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Which application for shared latex project?

I will start working on a .tex (Latex) paper with a colleague and I would like to know if there is any application that enables both of us to work remotely on the same project, even better if github ...
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Inserting latex text in an image using gimp

I want to insert a latex text in an image I created with GIMP. Is it possible using GIMP? If not, is there any other way to do this? Can I use geogebra or something similar?
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Gedit LaTeX plugin : pdf creation

I just can't compile a pdf with gedit-latex-plugin. It is working by using pdflatex command in terminal. I try with this .tex file : \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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pgf's and pstricks's opacity is not appearing in .ps and .pdf files

I had recently upgraded my PC to Ubuntu 18.04 with TexLive 2017. The problem that came up is that the opacity of tikz (PGF) and of pstricks pictures is not working (appearing) in .ps and .pdf files ...

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