[tex-live] LyX and cmr truetypes

Florent Rougon f.rougon at free.fr
Tue Jul 11 00:53:17 CEST 2006

gnwiii at gmail.com wrote:

> Debian <http://packages.debian.org/unstable/tex/lmodern> indicates
> that the type 1 lm fonts work with TeX Live and fontconfig.  I
> installed it on my debian system, but there were errors trying to
> purge the old texlive and then install the current texlive.  I haven't
> had the chance to investigate due to a rash of equipment failures, so
> can't say whether it really works.  If you have access to debian it
> might be worth a look.

It does work, but some fontconfig or pango bug (see
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=354537) sometimes
causes the wrong variant to be selected (e.g., a small caps shape
instead of a roman shape).


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