[tex-live] Instructions on installing PostScript fonts?

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Sat Jul 25 20:17:02 CEST 2009

On 25 July 2009 B Wooster wrote:

 > I started with a Kubuntu 9.04 system, but instead of the default
 > ubuntu texlive, I use install-tl to get the 2008 version installed. I
 > chose a minimal setup, with tex and latex.
 > But am unable to run latex with any PostScript fonts. I assume this is
 > because the fonts are not installed - and I have seen many documents
 > mentioning many such fonts, mention URW, etc, but have not yet found
 > any instructions on how to get a font on system - many docs seem to
 > suggest that texlive comes with the fonts, so it should just work, but
 > it does not!

If you deliberately install a minimal system you can't expect to get
everything.  You have to install at least the recommended fonts too.


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