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AN easy way to get up and running with the TeX document production system. It provides a comprehensive TeX system with binaries for most flavors of Unix, including GNU/Linux, and also Windows. Questions about how to use, install these binaries in Ubuntu.

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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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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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Texstudio is not working

I'm using ubuntu 16.04. Since a few days, my apps are not responding properly. It first happened to WPS office (I installed it yesterday, and it was not working from the beginning). When I try to ...
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How can I make the Ubuntu see LaTeX fonts installed through TeXLive?

I have Lubuntu 19.04 and I want it to be able to see TTF and OTF fonts installed via TeXLive. Note that I did not install TeXLive via the package manager (for some reason it was giving me an ...
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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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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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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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Multiple version of texlive installed how to remove the older version?

I am having trouble figuring out how to remove older version of texlive on my laptop. Following is the output of some of the terminal command that might help in answering this question: /usr/bin/tex -...
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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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Software installation exits

When installing TeXlive full from command line, at 70% the terminal returns: E: Failed to fetch http://ar.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/t/tcltk-defaults`/tk_8.6.0+9_amd64.deb Cannot ...
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TeXMaths-Extension for LibreOffice: No permission to use latex? [closed]

In order to use the LibreOffice extension TeXMaths, it's necessary to enter the path to the latex (and dvisvgm or dvipng) programs in the TeXMaths options. (As explained in the installation manual.) ...
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Do I need the installer first before texlive install?

I want to execute apt-get install texlive-full but do I need to do anything before this like install an installer or anything?
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LibreOffice6.1 broken after upgrading to texlive2018 from a PPA. Can't downgrade to LO5.16 under 16.04

I'm running ubuntu 16.04. LibreOffice 6.13 was installed from PPA and texlive2015 was installed ubuntu repository. I decided to install texlive2018 from a PPA: deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/jonathonf/...
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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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Upgrading TexLive 2015 in ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to compile one tex file in ubuntu 14.04LTS with TexLive2013/Debian. It gives the following error: I can't find file tikzlibraryarrows.meta.code.tex. I tried to update TexLive to latest ...
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How can I install texlive-science? [closed]

For my Latex file I need to use the algorithm2e package, therefore I tried to install texlive-science for my Ubuntu. But in Ubuntu Software Center it says that Dependency is not satisfiable: texlive-...
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Failed to install texlive-full on Ubuntu 18.10 + WSL

I want to install texlive-full using Ubuntu 18.04 on top of Windows 10 RS3 using the WSL. This is a clean system without any additional repository. The installation failed as follows: $ sudo apt ...
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How to remove texlive from Path

I want to remove texlive from my PATH after deleting it with rm -rf command and I have deleted the path for texlive in .bashrc but when i run the command: echo $PATH I'm still seeing texlive in my ...
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Cannot install texlive-full or texlive-xetex under 18.04

I purged all traces of previous versions of texlive after doing the upgrade to 18.04, but I cannot now install texlive, texlive-full, or texlive-xetex. For example, sudo apt install texlive gives me ...
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18.04 unable to install texlive-full (broken packages)

I am trying to install texlive-full but I'm running into the same issue from this post. However, I do not have a texlive related package from JonathanF's PPA, and need a different solution. Here's my ...
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How to use Tex Live Manager 2018 as administrator?

I recently installed Texlive 2018 on Ubuntu 18.04 following these instructions. and opted for basic installation. Now I am trying to install some packages using tlmgr but it is showing that I have ...
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Problem with installing texlive 2017 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I tried to update from texlive 2015 to 2017. I ran the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jonathonf/texlive-2017 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install texlive-full After running ...
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pdflatex not working with ACM class files on 17.10

Since upgrading to 17.10, I get the following error building a LaTeX document with pdflatex: pdflatex (file lbtn_c7kyj5.enc): cannot open encoding file for reading From this Solus discussion, I ...
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Fonts installed but 'multicols.sty' not found

I have both texlive-fonts-extra and texlive-fonts-recommended installed however I get 'multicols.sty' not found when compiling a tex file. How do I fix this? Update: the package is multicol without ...
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TeXmaker: Can't change the interface language option

I am trying to switch my Texmaker interface to French. French support is installed on my laptop and French is set as the main language in my environment. However, in Texmaker, I only have English as ...
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Installing TexLive 2016 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

What is the reason that by using sudo apt install texlive-full I only get TexLive version.2015, even though the newer versions such as 2016 and 2017 are out? I am actually trying to install Texlive ...
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Removing Texlive From Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Installed using terminal, apt-get)

I am using TexLive 2015 and I would like to move on to 2016 or even better 2017. I read on internet that uninstalling and doing a fresh install is a better idea than upgrading TexLive, is it true? ...
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Installing TeXLive from ISO

I have downloaded texlive2017-20170524.iso from http://muug.ca/mirror/ctan/systems/texlive/Images/. and tried to mount it with both "Open with archive mounter" (by right-clicking on it) and also "...
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Xubuntu unmet dependencies when try to install texlive-latex-base

Sure that it is a duplicate question of this list: How do I resolve unmet dependencies after adding a PPA? How to run 'apt-get install' to install all dependencies? apt-get does not install ...
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16.04 LTS - Problem with the installation of texlive-full

I tried to install texlive-full in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS by sudo apt-get install texlive-full . I got the following message E: Dépendances non satisfaites. Essayez « apt-get -f install » sans paquet (...
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Add PPA in Ubuntu 16.04

I'm very new in Ubuntu. I'm trying to upgrade my texlive in ubuntu 16.04 from 2015 to 2017 following this instruction. I have added these 2 file to my source list : deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/...
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Completely removing texlive

I upgraded to texlive 2017 but had some issues with it and therefore wanted to go back to the 2015 version. I removed it with sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove texlive* but it did not seem to remove ...
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Broke my apt-get with texlive installation

I was trying to update my TeXLive installation to 2017 version and followed the guide given here. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jonathonf/texlive-2017 sudo apt update sudo apt install texlive-full It ...
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How install Tex-live on Ubuntu Kylin not showing on Software?

How do I install Tex-live on Ubuntu Kylin if it isn't showing up on Ubuntu Software?
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texlive and /usr/local vs /usr/share

I installed a full texlive today. As usual, this produced two directories: /usr/local/texlive/2017/texmf-dist/tex/latex, and /usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex Why there's so much duplication I ...
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texlive-plain-generic broke my Ubuntu 16.04 upgrade process

When I update and upgrade my Ubuntu 16.04.3 recently, I got the following error messages: qxd@NapaValley:~/SoftwareRepo/simnanophotonics$ sudo apt upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Unmet dependencies texlive

I am trying to start from scratch because I messed up my installation of texlive. When I try sudo apt-get purge texlive-full I get the following: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Broken dependencies with texlive

I had a working version of texlive on 16.04 but after updating from 16.04 to 16.10 and then to 17.04 (and maybe other things?) it's now broken. I've purged all of my texlive packages with apt-get : ...
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I'm trying to change the spelling dictionary of Texmaker, but I can't find the directory where the dictionaries are stored

I'm using Ubuntu 17.04. I'm trying to change the spelling check from English to Spanish. Apparently the dictionary that Texmaker is currently using is stored in /usr/share/myspell/dicts/en_GB.dic ...
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Why am I getting a version compatibility warning with default texlive and biber versions?

If I produce the very basic LaTeX and BibTeX files \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[german, ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[babel, german=quotes]{csquotes} \...
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Install texlive 2017 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I tried to install texlive 2017 over 2015, but I got some error. It says trying to overwrite '/usr/share/doc/texlive-doc/latex/mweights/README', which is also in package texlive-latex-extra-doc ...
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Any way to verify the completeness of texlive-full installation on Ubuntu 16.04?

I'm new to linux, and I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my desktop. I installed texlive-full with the command: sudo apt-get install texlive-full Since the total size of the packages was quite large (>...
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Merge terminal command with LaTeX

I am using following command to generate a non-copyable pdf gs -o output.pdf -dNoOutputFonts -sDEVICE=pdfwrite input.pdf The file input.pdf is created using LaTeX. Is it possible to merge the ...
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Cannot install or uninstall texlive

so after I updated from 16.10 to 17.04 I've been having nothing but problems. My biggest is that texlive had problems and now I can't compile any Latex files. So I tried removing before reinstalling. ...
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How to set environment variables for tex packages path in R?

When trying to build a book from a Rstudio project I get the following error: output file: thesis.knit.md sh: 1: pdflatex: not found Error: Failed to compile thesis.tex. Execution halted That goes ...
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How to resume install-tl installation for tex live after interrupted download?

After having version issues with default installed sudo apt-get install texlive, which was a 2013 version of Tex Live that comes with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, I had to completely remove and get a newer ...
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How can I install a pdf font?

I am trying to save a matplotlib plot as a pdf page as shown in this example. Everything is fine until tex fonts are used. That is, I can display plots that use tex fonts, but not save them as a pdf. ...
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What does “broken pipe” mean?

I was trying to upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 and got a funny message. I am currently stuck between versions, can't go forward or back. All I have are terminal command functions, no GUI. These are my ...
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texstudio: error while loading shared libraries: libpoppler-qt5.so.1

I installed Texlive 2015 on Xubuntu 16.04 and then I downloaded texmaker .deb package and then I get this error: texmaker: error while loading shared libraries: libpoppler-qt5.so.1: cannot open ...
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Package system broken after failed attempt at updating to TeX-Live2016 (14.04) [duplicate]

I tried to update texlive from 2013 version to 2016 version (through adding the ppa ppa:jonathonf/texlive-2016. This failed, and I tried to revert the changes (purging texlive, to begin all over), and ...