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Installing LaTeX package

I am trying to install the amsmath package for LaTeX on Linux Mint 16. I am using the tlmgr amsmath or sudo tlmgr amsmath commands, but both of them are giving me this error: (running on Debian, ...
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How do I add a `\label` to a figure in an Org-Mode file that I'm going to export via LaTeX?

How do I add a \label to a figure in an Org-Mode file that I'm going to export via LaTeX? example.org: #+CAPTION: This is the caption #+NAME: fig:org_label [[./figure.png]] This is a link to the ...
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How to deal with lots of brackets in a formula?

Say, I have a formula like this (in LaTeX or Maple or other text system): Result: ...
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Disable MathML output of eLyXer

eLyXer is a standalone LyX to HTML converter. In the resulting file, equations are formatted as MathML, and the file itself starts with an XML tag. This causes two problems: LibreOffice does not ...
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Automated printouts from a wireless printer

I have a wireless printer which is always on, and an always on fanless Linux server. Looking at the mprinter project on Kickstarter I started to wonder if there is a way for me to prepare an ...
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How can I perform a full texlive installation (all packages) in CentOS?

Title say it all, how can I install texlive and all the packages so I can run tex2pdf on CentOS? I'm rather used to Ubuntu and all this yum business is driving me nuts.
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Convert TeX fragments to PNG images

There are various embedded TeX-like formulas found on Wikipedia and other places such as: \begin{array}{rcl} Y' &=& Y' + 16\\ U &=& U + 128\\ V &=& V + 128 \end{array} They ...
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typesetting system

All my life I used Microsoft Office on Windows for document writing and then Libre(Open)Office on Linux. This is not a bad software, but not perfect and I have some complaints. Now on my usual desktop ...
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How to cancel LaTeX compiling in Terminal?

When I compile a LaTeX document in the terminal like so: latex document.tex How do I then abort the process? Ctrl-C doesn't work.
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Converting Open Office (odt) files to Latex

How do you convert Open Office (ODT) documents to tex files? I have made a report using libre office. Now I wish to continue editing the document using lyx (latex front end). So the ODT file needs to ...
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updating TeX on linux

I am trying to compile some LaTeX code which uses the algorithmicx environemt for producing pseudocode. It won't compile and someone told me that from the log file that the packages for these needed ...
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Export transparent-background equations from Latex

Preamble: I am using LaTex on Linux (Ubuntu 10.4.1) I want to export equations generated in LaTeX to either a high-res bitmap or vector image format for use in a desktop publishing program. However, ...
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TTF Fonts in Latex on LINUX

I couldn't find much help on google. Can anyone suggest me some link?
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Looking for tex to html converter

I need to convert a very large latex project (made up of many .tex and style files) into .html (or something similarly non-.pdf). Can someone recommend a quality converter program? Preferably, one ...
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Unicode characters in bibtex

I am struggling with unicode chars in bibtex (Debian). I have the following entry in my .bib file: @Book{bjork2009, author = {Tomas Björk}, title = {Arbitrage Theory in Continuous Time}, publishe = ...
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Linux program to create a timeline diagram?

I want to create a diagram which will show a timeline, and at certain points of the timeline I want to annotate with text and/or a diagram. Cue ASCII art... Event in March ...