[pdftex] Pale print with Adobe Reader

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Mon Mar 19 22:18:44 CET 2007

2007/3/19, Rodolfo Medina <rodolfo.medina at gmail.com>:
> Rodolfo Medina writes:
> "Martin Schröder" writes:
> > Update.
> I installed pdftex-1.40.3, but:
> $ pdftex \\relax
> This is pdfTeX, Version 3.141592-1.40.3 (Web2C 7.5.6)
> ---! /var/lib/texmf/web2c/pdftex.fmt was written by pdfetex
> (Fatal format file error; I'm stymied)

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If you are using a TeX distribution older than 2005 (e.g. teTeX 2.x),
please first update your complete TeX installation.

I recommend the just released TeXLive 2007.


PS: Your problem here is that pdfetex is gone. This can be fixed with
texconfig, but upgrading your installation is much easier. And it will
give you the Latin Modern fonts, which are better than cm-super. The
so-called "paleness" will probably remain, though.

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