Re: How to install extra TeX fonts without crud?
- Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2017 09:31:40 -0500
- From: David Wright <deblis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: How to install extra TeX fonts without crud?
On Thu 31 Aug 2017 at 17:13:52 (+0300), Reco wrote:
> 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
OTOH you could start by reading §4.3 in
or one of the other formats (txt, html).