[texhax] Using other fonts in TeX

Oleg Katsitadze olegkat at gmail.com
Mon Jan 5 01:15:44 CET 2009

On Sun, Jan 04, 2009 at 04:26:51PM -0700, Ludwig Mises wrote:
> Is it possible to specify an
> alternate path to read fonts from?  For example, if I don't have
> access to the distribution directory and have a new font that I want
> to add?

You can put things in user texmf tree.  Its location depends on the
distro you use.  On Debian TeX-Live, I believe it is in ~/texmf.
After installing anything in ~/texmf, you'll need to run

    texhash ~/texmf

or similar.


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