[XeTeX] Linux Libertine

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Mon Nov 26 15:03:41 CET 2012

On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 11:57:28AM +0000, Arash Zeini wrote:
> Hello,
> For the past few weeks "Linux Libertine O" has not been working
> properly with XeLaTeX (included as part of my Vanilla TeXLive 2012
> installation on Debian). Some combining diacritics and few other
> characters which were fine before have stopped working and show up as
> empty boxes. If I invoke the font with "Linux Libertine O", italics
> show up as bold italic. Invoking the font with "Linux Libertine"
> solves that problem but then a number of other characters show up as
> empty boxes. If I remember correctly, the issues started right after
> the inclusion of the libertine-type1 package in CTAN and persist even
> after the *-type1 packages have been removed from CTAN. I have tried
> to get in touch with the developer of the OT family to no avail and
> have searched the web and relevant forums without finding any
> information. Has anyone else experienced similar problems?

This is propably similar to this TeX.SE issue (Type1 fonts being picked
instead of OpenType ones), check my answer there.


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