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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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Promblem with TexMaths in LibreOffice

In LibreOffice, after installation of extension TexMaths when click on any of TexMaths button and get this message: "Please install the Draw component to run TexMaths!". I've tried to ...
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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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Best package for embedding Latex equation in OpenOffice, Libreoffice, etc [duplicate]

I have been using a Latex extension with Libreoffice to embed equations in my text documents. However, it is quite buggy. It simply "loses" the tex source, retaining only the embedded image, ...
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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 can i fix this erorr LaTeX Font Warning: Some font shapes were not available, defaults substituted. )

LaTeX Font Warning: Some font shapes were not available, defaults substituted. )
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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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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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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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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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