[texhax] Font installation

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Tue Feb 26 16:54:28 CET 2013

2013/2/26 Henrik Frisk <frisk.h at gmail.com>:
> On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 11:13 AM, Martin Schröder <martin at oneiros.de> wrote:
>> 2013/2/26 Henrik Frisk <frisk.h at gmail.com>:
>>> I guess my first question is: What is the preferred place to install
>>> fonts in? I'm on a laptop that no one but me is using and I'm using
>>> texlive 2007-70. I'm editing files with emacs and I'm using command
>>> line tools to compile.
>> Please, seriously consider to install vanilla TeXLive; the one from
>> your distribution will probably always be (hopefully) out of date.
>> http://www.tug.org/texlive/acquire-netinstall.html
> Right. So basically just uninstall the one I have and replace it with
> vanilla? Are you saying that will make font installation work better
> for me?

It would help getting support. And in general it would make font
installation easier, as you could use XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX with fontspec.

What type of fonts do you have?

See http://tug.org/fonts/fontinstall.html


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