[tex-live] "Can't find font" : which step(s) have I overlooked ?

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Thu Feb 11 10:56:34 CET 2010

On 11 February 2010 Philip TAYLOR wrote:

 > Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
 > > If you are absolutely sure that you never installed anything in
 > > TEXMFHOME yourself, just remove everything from TEXMFHOME and TEXMFVAR
 > > and run mktexlsr.
 > Clear about deleting below TEXMFHOME, but why iunder TEXMFVAR; why
 > might there be things there, Reinhard, and why is it safe to delete
 > them ?

Files in *VAR are created automaticaly by programs.  Now you have a copy 
of updmap.cfg there which makes your system-wide configuration invisible. 


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