[OS X TeX] Utopia-Fourier and Bera not found by dvips

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Apr 1 23:20:59 CEST 2013

On Apr 1, 2013, at 3:34 PM, Sebastiano Pomata <sebastianopomata at tiscali.it> wrote:

>> Message: 5
>> Date: Mon, 1 Apr 2013 11:16:38 +0200
>> From: Peter Dyballa <Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE>
>> Subject: Re: [OS X TeX] Utopia-Fourier and Bera not found by dvips
>> To: TeX on Mac OS X Mailing List <macosx-tex at email.esm.psu.edu>
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>> Am 27.03.2013 um 17:10 schrieb Sebastiano Pomata:
>>> I'm happily using TeXLive 2009 on MacOS X without any hassle, thus not
>>> even thinking about an update.
>>> However today, when I installed both fourier and bera packages through
>>> Tex Live Utility, I can't ged rid of dvips not finding both of them.
>> How did you manage this? Can you proof with TLU (TeX Live Utility) that you installed those fonts in TL '09? (Find the package, double-click it, see the path name of the files in the package.)
>> What are you using to run TeX?
>> You write that you "re-ran updmap-sys as root". This must have happened in Terminal, or some other similar utility. In that you can also run (notice that the TeX font's name is "fvsr8r", but the PostScript font's file name is fvsr8a, because the font is Adobe-encoded):
>> 	kpsewhich fvsr8a.pfb
>> 	kpsewhich futri8a.pfb
>> 	which kpsewhich
>> What is the output of these commands? Are the fonts really found (and installed before) in TL '09? From which TeX Live distribution is kpsewhich coming?
>> --
>> Greetings
>>  Pete
> kpsewhich is definitely coming from TL 09 (never installed any other
> version). It's successfully locating fvsr8a.pfb
> (/usr/local/texlive/2009basic/texmf-dist/fonts/type1/public/bera/fvsr8a.pfb)
> but not futri8a.pfb.
> I double-checked the installation of fourier font package in TLU: the
> package is installed but no file called futri8a* is listed in the
> installed files.
> I'm just invoking the latex command so far.
> Thank you for your help,
> Greetings
> Sebastiano


I certainly use the Fourier/Utopia fonts as well as the Bera fonts and don't have a futri8a.pfb file either! Could you supply a minimal but compilable (with errors at your end) example file that allows us to see what is going on?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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