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Re: How to install extra TeX fonts without crud?




On Thu 31 Aug 2017 at 17:13:52 (+0300), Reco wrote:
> 	Hi.
> 
> 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
> readers.

OTOH you could start by reading §4.3 in
/usr/share/doc/tex-common/TeX-on-Debian.pdf.gz
or one of the other formats (txt, html).

Cheers,
David.