Instructions for installing Ximera locally.

Install ximeraLaTeX

For Linux

Use git to clone the repo with:

git clone

Create the directory structure:


and move ximeraLatex to ~/texmf/tex/latex/. This will allow all of your documents to find ximera.cls

Install xake

Xake is Ximera’s version of “make” and it converts the LATEX source into HTML.

Installing xake on Arch

yaourt -S xake-git should work assuming you use yaourt.

Installing xake on Ubuntu

Download the .deb file from here:

Then in the directory, do

sudo apt install ./xake_0.9.2_amd64.deb.deb

where the 0.9.2 will be replaced with the version of the .deb file you have downloaded.

If you want to rely on Ximera’s ability to convert TikZ directly to SVGs, then you will need to install a couple other tools,

sudo apt-get install mupdf-tools
sudo apt-get install pdf2svg

Installing xake on Red Hat

Download the .rpm file from here:

And install as usual. You will also want to install mutool and pdf2svg.