[texhax] Texlive and fonts

Henrik Frisk frisk.h at gmail.com
Thu Aug 27 09:41:07 CEST 2009

Hi again,

Even if no noe has ideas of how to solve my problem specifically, does
anyone have a good tutorial on how to install fonts (manually) under
texlive, maybe I can figure out what I've done wrong.

Thanks for any help,


On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 9:22 AM, Henrik Frisk <frisk.h at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I've recently installed a new Fedora 11 system with texlive 2007-42. This
> is the first time I have texlive I should say. I have two adobe fonts that
> I've used for a long time with tex and, although the installation process
> has differed I have always managed to get it to work. This time I've
> installed the fonts and the maps in a local texmf directory. updmap finds
> them and complains about nothing. I can process documents with these fonts
> using latex, producing dvi but I can't use pdflatex, nor dvips on the dvi
> file produced. The error I'm getting is:
> pdfTeX warning: pdflatex (file padr8r): Font padr8r at 864 not found
> This must have something to do with the searchpats becuase these files
> exist in the appropriate directories (I think) in my local texmf tree (in
> /home/user/texmf/fonts/tfm etc..)
> Any hints would be greatly appreciated.
> best,
> /H
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