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Unable to use latex in inkscape

I am trying to use latex in inkscape but it is not working. I installed all the required packages (e.g inkscape-version 1.0.2, texlive-base, pdflatex, pdf2svg, python-lxml , python-gi). The operating ...
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Input/Output error of text file after specific line number

Brief description of my work flow: I have a removable USB drive that has classwork on it so I can go between my laptop (Ubuntu) and desktop (Windows) easily. As of about an hour ago, one file on this ...
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Latex Installation with TeX Collection 2020 DVD

Am running Ubuntu 20.04. Yesterday I installed LaTeX using DVD TexCollection 2020. everything went find. set the PATH.rebooted. tried running xelatex on my file: xelatex testfile.tex did not work. It ...
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Unable to view pdf output in lyx

Unable to view pdf output in lyx It says "successful preview of the format: PDF(pdflatex)". I have removed lyx and reinstalled it but the problem still remains.
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Inkscape Latex renderer fontsize doesn't match text

I want to render Latex equations in my Inkscape drawing with Extensions → Render → Latex. I want to render them directly at a specific fontsize for consistency and to match the fontsize to the figure ...
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How to match LaTeX fonts in LibreOffice Writer?

I created a document in LaTeX (without specifying any fonts), and now I'm trying to re-create it in LibreOffice Writer, but it looks very different due to the fonts used. What fonts can I choose in ...
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Download and Setup VIM-LaTeX

I am a relatively new Linux user and I have also recently found out about Vim. I watched a few videos on Vim, completed vim tutor, and fell in love with it. I want to start using it as my main text ...
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Installing TeXLive 202 from a synced folder on local hard drive

I have a synced repository folder for TeXLive 2020 on local hard drive and want to install it in Ubuntu. In other word I don't want to use internet to install it. Is there a way for doing this?
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MathJax not properly rendered on Ubuntu [closed]

As you know, some sites associated to Stack Exchange require MathJax to display equations in a Latex-type format. However, this is how this link looks in my computer: I installed Ubuntu a few days ...
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Problem install texlive-xetex

After running sudo apt-get install texlive-xetex I get Ign:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 texlive-fonts-recommended all 2017.20180305-1 ...
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How to remove MikTex from ubuntu 20.04?

Well, a while ago I installed miktex to use latex, but I soon deleted latex. I tried to exclude miktex, but I never did, using remove and purge, it never worked. The results are these: A ler as listas ...
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Ubuntu texlive problem: latexfmt file not found

I've installed texlive using quick installation at www.tug.org. When I try compiling a latex file using Texworks "pdflatex configuration error" comes up. If I do latex from terminal, then &...
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How to configure Latex Ubuntu18.04 for tcexam

So, i installed tcexam in localhost. I tried to made test for students. But, when i write mathematic formula with Latex, i got Can anyone help me to resolve this?
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Any solution to write equations while filling pdf?

I was finding a way of how to fill pdf. here is some solutions. But I want to fill not only regular texts, but some complex mathematical equations. So, is there any solution, that will allow me to ...
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“Render mathematics” is inactive in Inkscape

I recently installed Inkscape on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, and I'd like to use the builtin latex support, but when I go to Extensions > Render > Mathematics > pdflatex, the button is grey, so ...
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Special characters substitution stopped working in Kile (compose key)

This question is a duplicate of this post on TeX - LaTeX Stack Exchange, but, since I strongly suspect that my problem is due to a bug in KDE/Kile, I thought it would be appropriate here as well. So ...
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Missing files after installing texlive-extra-utils

I've recently switched from U16.04 to U20.04. For my work, I use a lot latex. After installing the all packages, including texlive-extra-utils, the scripts/programs pdfjoin, pdf90, pdf180, and pdf270 ...
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TexMaker opens the tex file in a different path

I am not sure if I called the problem correctly. I have Mixtex and TexMaker (the latest versions) installed on my PC with ubuntu 20.04. I want to run tex files on my usb drive. But when I open a tex ...
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Install texlive-full in Ubuntu 18.04

I'm trying to install texlive-full and unfortunately, the answer here could not help! Error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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Getting snap apps access to LaTeX

Did anyone find a workaround to the issue of snap apps not getting access to external stuff? For instance, TeXText, a famous LaTeX plugin for Inkscape won't work anymore because: TexText for Inkscape ...
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Configure doc on ubuntu from .tex and install files

I am using a simulation software named Version5 and using it successfully. But I can not configure the doc of it. The docs are in a different directory as mentioned by the readme file. The directory ...
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How to write math in kdenlive?

I'm interested in create a math fashion video, and realized I need to type several math equations to display. If is a basic stuff this could be done with the title options in kdenlive and unicode ...
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LaTex code on Firefox

I am currently attending a Machine Learing course on Coursera. There are video lectures and some reading material. On the webpages of the reading material there are some formulas written in LaTeX, but ...
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Using MLA format for bibtex with LaTeX

I am on Ubuntu 20.04 and need to use MLA format for citing my resources for a presentation and cannot find a way to do that using Bibtex. I have tried numerous things described in suggestions found ...
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Issues while installing LaTex [duplicate]

This is what I am getting when I tried installing Latex. Can you please help me fixing these issues $ sudo apt-get install texlive-full Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Rmarkdown can't install Tinytex

I can't see to get this to work. I installed miktex using instructions at https://miktex.org/howto/install-miktex-unx. I installed with install.packages('tinytex') and then when I do tinytex::...
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Install MikTex in custom location Ubuntu 18.04

I'm following this guide to install miktex in my Ubuntu 18.04. However, I want to install it in a custom location (~/Softwares/MikTex). Is it possible to do this? If yes how? The reason I need to do ...
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can't open simple pdf created with latex with gscan2pdf

So, I want to make one pdf from multiple. For this, I decided to use gscan2pdf. I have a bunch of "image-pdfs" that open just fine. I have to insert a page with just a few lines of text on ...
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Missing letltxmacro.sty after LaTeX TexStudio installation

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04. I installed TexStudio via aptitude. But when I try to build a document, I get in TexStudio the following error: File `letltxmacro.sty' not found. \RequirePackage{letltxmacro}[...
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Mark package as being installed [duplicate]

I installed TeXLive 2020 in my home directory on my system instead of using apt (because it is more recent and because I want the copy to be on my home partition for disk space reasons). However, now ...
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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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How to fetch a specific package updates? [duplicate]

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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