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Re: How to install extra TeX fonts without crud?


On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 08:36:30AM -0500, Mario Castelán Castro wrote:
> On 31/08/17 02:48, Curt wrote:
> > One way is to download the deb file and install it via 'dpkg -i 
> > texlive-fonts-extra_2016.20170123-5_all.deb'.
> Thanks you for your reply.
> Won't dpkg refuse to install because of missing “dependencies”?

Of course it will. So you have to cheat:

apt download texlive-fonts-extra

dpkg -x texlive-fonts-extra*deb /tmp/1

mkdir -p ~/.fonts/texlive-fonts-extra

mv /tmp/1/usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/fonts/truetype ~/.fonts/texlive-fonts-extra

# Everything else you might need from /tmp/1/usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/fonts/

rm -rf /tmp/1 texlive-fonts-extra*deb

Installing these fonts systemwide is left as an exercise for the