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New keyboard shortcut similar to the one for Unicode

I use Ubuntu 22.04 with Wayland. How can I define a new shortcut that behaves similarly to Ctrl+Shift+U for entering Unicode characters? I would like to set up a new shortcut for entering LaTeX ...
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MiKTeX Console has closed unexpectedly in Ubuntu 22.04 and switching to TeXLive

I have been using MiKTeX in my Ubuntu machine for a long time without any problem. But today, I faced a problem after compiling my document with a new package. This is what appeared: Relaunching ...
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Latex Workshop error: Cannot find LaTeX root file

I recently changed from Windows to Ubuntu because I'm learning to code. I used to write my class assignments in LaTeX using vscode and Latex Workshop. However, I've tried to set it up in Ubuntu and I'...
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What is the best way of linking images and their credits?

I am wondering if anyone has a good solution for storing images and their credits, so that it's easy to attribute the correct credit to the correct image in, for instance, LaTeX or similar software. ...
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Problem with elsarticle: Missing } inserted. \end{frontmatter}

I am working with elsarticle to write a paper and I have the following problem. The .tex file doesn't compile because of the following problem (along with several others that I assume are because of ...
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Minimal latex installation for headless server

I have a (headless) server running Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS. I would like to install latex, mainly to embed latex fonts in plots with Python/matplotlib. Is there a minimimal latex installation option which ...
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texlive+pdflatex fontawesome.sty not found

I installed texlive with: sudo apt-get install texlive and I use pdflatex that I think is shipped by texlive: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.141592653-2.6-1.40.24 (TeX Live 2022/Debian) (preloaded format=...
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use texlive simply on ubuntu 20.04

I installed Latex on Ubuntu 20.04 using $sudo apt install texlive now I am trying to install a package using $tlmgr install fullpage or $tlmgr --verify-repo=none install fullpage (running on Debian, ...
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Pycharm not detecting the installed Latex distribution

Previously, I had installed texlive using sudo apt install texlive-full. Pycharm was able to detect the installed Latex distribution. However, apt installs only 2019 texlive version. I wanted to use ...
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Okular pdf closes the previous window when clicking on hyperlink

Im using Okular 23.04.0 with Kubuntu. I create pdf documents with Kile-latex. I have hyperlinks to other pdfs created and always when I click on the hyperlink it opens a new pdf and closes an old one. ...
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Pinch Zoom in VS Code PDF Viewer?

After moving from Windows 11 to Ubuntu 22.04, I have been getting used to the new features, but something I am missing is using the trackpad to pinch to zoom in various applications. One specific case ...
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Having issues installing Miktex (and compile Latex code)

I believe I have installed Miktex, because when I run miktex --version I get One MiKTeX Utility 1.7 (MiKTeX 23.4) However, I cannot run simple latex code. I tried sudo apt-get update but surprisenly I ...
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How to use LaTeX with Blender?

I'm using a custom add on for the 3d program Blender to write latex. The add on needs to know where the latex installation is: I know I have latex Installed (texlive) but whatever path I have tried ...
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Warning message while rendering LaTeX in Inkscape

I installed pdflatex-full. When I try to export a math expression using LaTeX in Inkscape 1.1 (with Extension -> Render -> Mathematics -> LaTeX (pdflatex) (in Inkscape 1.2, it is Extensions -&...
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tikz package not found in repository

I'm trying to install package tikz. I was using texlive 2019, and got this error message when trying to install tikz via tlmgr: tlmgr install: package tikz not present in repository I purged the ...
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I want to use beamer-latex in Ubuntu. using the Kile version of latex. Compiling frequently responds 'pfgcore.sty missing' what to do?

I want to use beamer-latex with Kile for Ubuntu. Compiling with pdf-latex or latex responds with 'pfgcore.sty missing', what should I do?
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Broken Packages Held when installing Miktex

I was trying to install latex on Ubuntu 22.04 by installing miktex. After following the steps outlined on the website, I ran into the following error message: Some packages could not be installed. ...
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How can I install latex on Ubuntu 20.04.5

I cannot install latex on Ubuntu 20.04.5 via the commands: sudo apt install -y texlive sudo apt install -y texlive-full I got the response: no texlive and no texlive-full Could you please help me?
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cannot use make to create pdf

I am trying to compile the C ref posted by Stallman https://git.savannah.nongnu.org/cgit/c-intro-and-ref.git and I am getting this error when I try to run make c.pdf: c-intro-and-ref$ make c.pdf tex ...
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Miktex with Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS

I have a problem with Miktex when I upgraded to Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS. The Miktex is not showing figures between \begin{pspicture} \end{pspicture} I have MiKTeX-pdfTeX 4.11 (MiKTeX 22.8.28). I am ...
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Unable to install texlive on Impish [duplicate]

When I try to install the texlive distribution using: sudo apt install texlive I get the following output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done Reading state information......
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How to install Mathpix Snip in Ubuntu 22.04 using terminal?

I installed Mathpix Snip in Ubuntu 20.04 by following the following instructions from their documentation: Getting Snip app and launching it from your Terminal (Advanced) Open your terminal. And ...
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cmake project involving UseLATEX.cmake builds but fails to create output PDF. What am I doing wrong?

In manual folder on Ubuntu 22.04 I have files manual.tex, A.tex, B.tex, C.tex, D.tex (the chapters), UseLATEX.cmake, and CMakeLists.txt. CMakeLists.txt contains: cmake_minimum_required(VERSION 3.22) ...
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How do I sign a PDF file with a CA certificate (.crt)?

I have obtained a CA certificate (a .cert file) issued by Deutsche Bundesdruckerei to digitally sign PDF files. Now I'm wondering how to sign PDF files on Linux in general and Ubuntu in particular. ...
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How can I install Miktex on Jammy Jellyfish?

In the MikTex website, they only give download information for ubuntu Focal Fossa. Using apt does not work either (uninstallable dependencies)
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Latex Compilation from Gedit External Tools Using $HOME folder based Texlive

I relocated /usr/local/texlive(2020) to $HOME folder and renamed "/usr/share/texlive" to disable its effects. The latex file gets compiled successfully from command prompt but not from "...
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Getting "LaTeX Error: File `tempora.sty' not found."

I am getting "LaTeX Error: File `tempora.sty' not found." I suppose a tex package needs to be installed. Which one?
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Unable to install MikTex on Ubuntu 20.04.3

I'm trying to install MikTex on Ubuntu 20.04.3. In the step of updating (sudo apt-get update), I get the following error (Err:1 https://ctan.mines-albi.fr/systems/win32/miktex/setup/deb focal ...
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How to fix blurred PDF preview in TeXstudio under fractional scaling?

I am using fractional scaling in Kubuntu 20.04. When I compile a .tex file in TeXstudio, the preview of the output is blurred (however, the generated PDF is not blurred when viewed in Okular or ...
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Miktex unable to install due to dependencies (Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS) [duplicate]

I can't install MikTex. The miktex site suggest that Ubuntu 20.04 is supported, but upon installing I get: The following packages have unmet dependencies. miktex : Depends: libboost-locale1.65.1 but ...
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How to use XeLaTeX with TeXstudio in Ubuntu 20.04?

I am trying to compile a .tex file in Ubuntu 20.04, and it needs XeLaTeX. While I can compile it in the command line with xelatex file.tex, it is not working in TeXstudio. Fatal Package fontspec Error:...
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How can I install GNOME LaTeX on Ubuntu 21.10?

LaTeXila, now GNOME LaTeX, is my favorite LaTeX editor on GNOME, but unfortunately its package on Ubuntu/Debian is outdated: it provides LaTeXila 3.22.0 instead of GNOME LaTeX 3.38. A problem with ...
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What does kpsewhere do?

Hello Ubuntu community, I had a look at this page https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/160702/how-do-i-write-documents-using-llncs-cls-without-having-to-put-it-in-the-same-fo to fix a similar issue ...
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tex-common error when trying to install texlive -- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I'm trying to install texlive. I "purged" texlive after a "successful" installation in Ubuntu 20.04 on a new machine produced a situation where I could not compile any of the *.tex ...
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Using Alacritty to write LaTeX (with vim) can't launch Evince to preview

I use Neovim to write LaTeX files with the Alacritty terminal. After writing the files I want to preview them with Evince. However, Evince doesn't launch. I don't know why. If I use the default ...
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PGFPLOTs incomplete grid, missing minor grid from both up and right sides

I am making a file with pgfplot package and I want the grid to be with minor grids line complete from both sides, this is my trial: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage{...
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how to verify pdflatex installed and available in PATH

I have Ubuntu 20 with Grafana and following the github link for the setup of pdf. https://github.com/IzakMarais/reporter/blob/master/readme.md I have installed pdflatex with below commands. # apt-get ...
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remove miktex from terminal

I have installed MiKTeX on Ubuntu 20.04.2. Unfortunately, I have upgraded MiKTeX and now Ubuntu is not booting; I would like to uninstall MiKTeX now. In this discussion, instructions are given Remove ...
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Restore `/usr/bin/latex` on ubuntu [duplicate]

I wanted to uninstall texlive on ubuntu and used apt remove texlive but some program still found /usr/bin/latex so I removed that by hand (rm). When I reinstalled texlive with apt install texlive the /...
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Texlive 2021: tlmgr

I have installed Texlive 2021 on Ubuntu 21.04 on a new laptop. There aren't previous version of Texlive in the system. I have had to install it as root user since, while trying to install it as simple ...
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How does `apt-cache` work?

Please forgive the stupidity of this question as I am a Linux/Ubuntu noob. I came across the apt-cache search command in another question while searching for ways to get the LaTeX href package to work ...
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Failing to configure tex-common on Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS

I have had a problem with my Software Updater for some time, for some reason it was producing an error message saying the problem was coming from tex-common. I can not reproduce this error because I ...
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Installing texlive-fonts-extra messing up i3's font-awesome icons

My setup: Ubuntu 20.04, i3 WM Font-awesome obtained using: apt install fonts-font-awesome. I ventured towards using latex offline. I currently have texlive-latex-extra installed. All good till here. ...
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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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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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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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