[lucida] Lucida Bright installation trouble on Debian
mpalmer at uwaterloo.ca
Mon Aug 10 22:30:50 CEST 2009
Thanks. It seems that the documented installation procedure worked on your
system. Can you tell me which version of Tex you are using? Mine is TexLive
2007, maybe I have to try another one. M.
On August 10, 2009 04:16:24 pm Vic Norton wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> I'm using Lucida fonts all the time. I can find no "lucida.sty" on my
> ~$ locate lucida | grep sty
> Here is the process I used to install the lucida fonts. First I got
> into the 'textmf-local' directory:
> $ cd /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local
> Then I installed the Lucida fonts with
> $ sudo unzip '/Users/vic/Archive/ TeX/lucida-complete.zip'
> $ sudo mktexlsr /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local
> $ sudo updmap-sys --enable Map lucida.map
> Obviously the first of the above lines points to where 'lucida-
> complete.zip' is stored on my system.
> I hope this helps.
> On Aug 10, 2009, at 9:43 AM, Michael Palmer wrote:
> > Hi,
> > (I tried to post this message last night before confirming
> > membership of the
> > mailing list, so I assume the first message got lost. If not and
> > this is a
> > double post, please disregard. Thanks, Michael)
> > --------
> > I hope someone can help me with this.
> > I'm trying to install the Lucida fonts from TUG on debian lenny /
> > texlive,
> > without success.
> > Steps taken so far (following the instructions in the TUG email):
> > - unpacked everything into /usr/local/share/texmf
> > - run mktexlsr
> > - run updmap-sys --enable Map lucida.map
> > output: updmap: using map file
> > `/usr/local/share/texmf/fonts/map/dvips/lucida/lucida.map'
> > - run mktexlsr again and, for good measure, texhash
> > then tried to compile the lucida-sample.tex that came with the docs.
> > Gives me
> > error 'lucida.sty' not found.
> > command locate lucida | grep sty gives
> > /usr/local/share/texmf/tex/latex/lucidabr/lucidabr.sty
> > /usr/local/share/texmf/tex/latex/lucidabr/lucidbrb.sty
> > /usr/local/share/texmf/tex/latex/lucidabr/lucidbry.sty
> > /usr/local/share/texmf/tex/latex/lucidabr/lucmin.sty
> > /usr/local/share/texmf/tex/latex/lucidabr/lucmtime.sty
> > /usr/local/share/texmf/tex/latex/lucidabr/luctime.sty
> > so lucida.sty is not there. I can't find a file named lucida.sty on
> > CTAN,
> > either. When I comment it out in the tex file, neither latex nor
> > pdftex can
> > find any of the fonts.
> > So at this point, the font files are in a standard location,
> > lucida.map seems
> > to be active, the lucidabr.sty package is in the same texmf tree as
> > the fonts
> > and seems to be loaded and be trying to load the fonts, but the
> > fonts are not
> > found. In addition, I'm a bit foggy about the significance of the
> > lucida.sty
> > package - is there any such package, or should I use another one?
> > Can anyone
> > tell me how do diagnose the problem?
> > Thanks, Michael
> > --
> > Michael Palmer
> > Department of Chemistry
> > University of Waterloo
> > 200 University Ave. W
> > Waterloo, Ontario
> > N2L 3G1
> > Canada
> > Phone: (519) 888 4567 ext 35100
> > URL: http://www.science.uwaterloo.ca/~mpalmer/
> > --
> > http://tug.org/lucida/
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