TeX Live is TeX Live is intended to be a straightforward 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, macOS, and also Windows. It includes all the major TeX-related programs, macro packages, and fonts that are free software, including support for many languages around the world.
Software Category: tools
For detailed information, visit the TeX Live website.
To find the available versions and learn how to load them, run:
module spider texlive
The output of the command shows the available TeX Live module versions.
For detailed information about a particular TeX Live
module, including how to load the module, run the
module spider command with the module’s full version label. For example:
module spider texlive/2020
|Module||Version||Module Load Command|
|texlive||2020||module load texlive/2020|
Add Local Package
We do not support user-requested packages in our module. If you need a package that is not included, please install it locally by following these instructions.
module load texlive mkdir -p ~/texmf/tex/latex
The directory structure of
~/texmf/tex/latex should be the same as
Each package should reside in its own directory. Create a subdirectory for your package under
~/texmf/tex/latex and copy the
*.sty file from ctan.org into the subdirectory. (If the package does not provide a
*.sty, please follow the installation instructions. Typically,
latex *.dtx or
latex *.ins should produce the
$ texhash ~/texmf texhash: Updating /home/mst3k/texmf/ls-R... texhash: Done.
You should now be able to use the new package locally.
If you encounter this error:
FileNotFoundError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: 'dvipng'
please use our
dvipng container. Go through all the steps in https://hub.docker.com/r/uvarc/dvipng.