[texhax] Inconsolata font. Also Helvetica.

Paul Isambert zappathustra at free.fr
Fri Jan 11 01:51:37 CET 2013

Quoting Rolf Turner <r.turner at auckland.ac.nz>:
> I am doing something which seems to require the availability of
> the "inconsolata" font.  (I won't go into details on the "something" --- it
> involves the R statistical package and converting R document ion "*.Rd"
> files to *.tex files and then processing these to create *.pdf files.  I
> can go
> into more detail if it seems to be relevant.)
> I googled around a bit and found some advice which first indicated that I
> needed to have "texlive" installed.  Apparently I didn't have this ---
> I've recently
> acquired a new laptop and a new Linux system, Fedora 17 which I am still
> trying to configure to my satisfaction.  (In the past I have used
> Ubuntu, but
> had to switch, for reasons that I won't go into.)
> Anyhow  I did
>      sudo yum install texlive
> and that seemed to work OK.  The advice then said I had to do:
>      sudo yum install texlive-inconsolata, texlive-inconsolata-font
> but this resulted in the message:
> > No package texlive-inconsolata, available.
> > No package texlive-inconsolata-font available.
> Can someone please give me some (simple?) explicit recipe for getting
> the inconsolata font installed on my machine?

What about

      tlmgr install inconsolata

I don't know whether TeXLive on Fedora includes tlmgr (it doesn't on
Debian, unless you install vanilla TeXLive). If it doesn't I can't help
you any further.


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