[lucida] lucida, kile, kdvi, not working
Axel E. Retif
axel.retif at mac.com
Sun Mar 22 00:14:50 CET 2009
> Hi Axel: Thanks your for the suggestions. I will try replacing
> Kdvi with Xdvi.
> Also, I have tried pdfLaTeX and obtain the same result as with Kdvi.
So the problem is not Kdvi, but the Lucida set up.
> When I use, say, the palantino font, there are no problems with Kdvi
> or pdfLaTeX.
> This leads me to ask if I have installed from lucida.zip incorrectly.
> I am new to linux coming from the xp os. Since the linux
> subdirectory structure is different, I don't know if the lucida
> fonts, map file, etc are where they should be.
> But yes, texlive is installed in /usr/share on my desktop.
OK. I'll tell you where I have the Lucida files in Ubuntu, and you'll
have to adequate that to your setup (/usr/share... instead of /usr/
I have all additions in
You should have a texmf-local directory somewhere. Locate that and, if
you already have some Lucida files there, I would delete them first ---
*just the Lucida files*, nothing more.
Then open a Terminal and copy the Lucida.zip file in texmf-local; for
example, in my case,
sudo cp '/home/axretif/Desktop/lucida-complete.zip' '/usr/local/
(all in one single line; it's easier if you open a Terminal, type sudo
cp <space>, drag your Lucida zip icon file there and then drag the
texmf-local icon directory ---that should give you the complete and
right paths to zip file and directory, as above).
Now cd to texmf-local:
And now uncompress the Lucida zip file; v.gr.,
sudo unzip lucida-complete.zip
That should uncompress everything already in place; that is, for
example, *.afm files in
etc. If everything went fine, now
sudo updmap-sys --nohash --nomkmap --syncwithtrees
and the last step:
sudo updmap-sys --enable Map=lucida.map
Of course, you could use your own (in your home directory) ~/texmf
directory, but I think the above is better.
Please come back if you still have problems.
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