[lucida] Problems Installing Lucida Fonts in TeXLive

Vic Norton vic at norton.name
Fri Nov 2 21:44:45 CET 2007

Hi Anil,

I don't know whether this Mac stuff will help, but here it is.



On Jul 24, 2007, at 8:31 PM, Vic Norton wrote:
> Hello all,
> I just signed up for the Lucida list. I'll probably drop out shortly.
> I was trying to figure out how to install the complete Lucida package
> on a Macintosh. Thanks to Gary Gray of the OS X TeX group I have been
> able to install the package successfully.
> Here are the steps that worked for me:
>     1. I downloaded 'lucida-complete.zip'.
>     2. I moved this file to my '~/Library/texmf' directory
>        and changed to this directory in terminal.
>        Then the terminal command
>           unzip lucida-complete.zip
>        put everything in its proper place.
>     3. Now the command
>           sudo mktexlsr ~/Library/texmf
>        created the appropriate 'ls-R' file.
>     4. The final command was what I was missing. This is what Gary  
> Gray
>        supplied. I needed the command
>           sudo updmap-sys --enable Map lucida.map
>        to install the Lucida package. Now all Lucida fonts are
> available.
> Regards,
> Vic

On Nov 2, 2007, at 8:14 AM, Anil V. Rao wrote:

> Dear Sir or Madam:
> I am current member of TUG and have just upgraded my Y&Y license  
> for the
> Lucida fonts to the TUG license for the fonts.  I now have a question
> about how to install these fonts in the TeXLive distribution of LaTeX.
> For years I have been using teTeX and have had no problem  
> installing the
> fonts (I simply created a directory called "$/texmf/fonts/type1/ 
> lucida",
> copied the pfb files to this directory, and ran mktexlsr).  However, I
> have recently upgraded from OpenSuse 10.2 to OpenSuse 10.3.  In the
> process of the upgrade, teTeX was clobbered and replaced by  
> TeXLive.  I
> am able to use TeXLive without the Lucida fonts, but I am completely
> unable to figure out how to install the Lucida fonts in TeXLive.
> The directory structure in TeXLive is completely different from  
> that of
> teTeX and I have no idea how to navigate through it to find the  
> correct
> place to put files, etc.
> Just for clarification, I have the files from Y&Y, i.e., the pfb files
> have the Y&Y names (e.g., lbr.pfb).  If somebody could give me a  
> set of
> instructions as to where I should place the pfb files, other packages
> that I may need to download, and any other things I need to execute
> (e.g., mktexlsr, updmap), I would greatly appreciate it.
> --------------------------------------------------
> Anil V. Rao
> Assistant Professor
> Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
> University of Florida
> 314 MAE-A
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> Gainesville, FL 32611-6250
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