TeX Live is an initiative by the TeX Users Group to provide a complete distribution of the TeX system, including binaries, utilities, and fonts.

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Install package by file provided in yum/dnf

At least on a recent Fedora system, it is possible to install a TeXLive package by specifying a .sty file, which is great, as in yum install 'tex(amsmath.sty)' It also work with dnf, the soon to be ...
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Search /usr/local/texlive directory with Spotlight

Having TeXLive installed on my Mac, I frequently need to consult documentation for some of the packages. It seems silly to Google this when I have the PDFs all on my HDD in ...
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How can I switch between pdflatex and xelatex conversion in Sublime Text 2?

I often switch between compiling "classic" LaTeX and XeTeX documents. Sublime Text 2 has a package called LaTeXTools that allows you to build LaTeX documents via a simple CmdB. Neat. The build file ...
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Shell completion of pdflatex

I have a central installation of TeXlive and noticed that any Linux machine I mount it to will automatically know that pdflatex can only be tab-completed with .tex files. On the other hand, there's ...
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Pdf viewer that handles live updating of pdf/doesn't lock the file

I'm working on a latex document (with pdflatex, cygwin, acrobat reader) and I'm am tired of the make - close - open process. On osx with Preview I don't have that problem, since I can compile the ...
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How to run Texlive with SUA?

Is it possible to run the linux version on SUA (Subsystem for Unix Application) on windows? or if I have to use the windows version, is it possible to use it with SUA?
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Texlive package manager in Ubuntu 10.4

There is no texlive package manager in Ubuntu 10.4 even if the version of texlive is 2009. Is there some package which should be installed?
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Telling aptitude I've already installed something

Hi, I know this might be a non-sense question, but I have to ask. I installed TeXLive 2009 on Ubuntu 10.04 (x64), but I did it manually with the "install-tl" perl script following the directions on ...
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Which Ubuntu 10.10 package provides the LaTeX class res.cls?

I am trying to find res.cls! I've been looking for quite a while for res.cls but have not found it. All signs point to it being in texlive-latex-extra, but as far as I can tell it wasn't provided. I ...
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Vanilla TeX Live 2009 on Ubuntu

I installed TeX Live 2009 by following the instructions at http://www.tug.org/texlive/quickinstall. Then, to make my local TeX Live installation work with the Ubuntu package management system, I ...
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How to create and install all relevant font-metrics and fontmaps of a TrueType font on Linux for (pdf)TeX?

Essentially I have found this guide, but it is for miktex, i need a guide for texlive on Debian/Ubuntu which will not pollute dpkg installed texmf. I'm interested in converting TrueType font to be ...
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How to install Texlive on CentOS?

How can I install texlive in CentOS? I'm trying yum, but it has repos only for tetex. Where to search for?
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What are the differences between MikTeX and TeXLive?

Under Windows, what differences are visible to the user? If you are already familiar with one (MikTeX in my case), is it worth it to try out the other?