[XeTeX] xetex installation

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Sun Mar 13 21:11:11 CET 2016

If it is a font issue, TeX Live 2015 will not help but downgrade to 2012
will. I still have all versions from 2007 to 2015 installed. If I get a
short text demonstrating complex conjuncts and your font file, I can test
it in all TL versions both with your font and my fonts.

Zdeněk Wagner

2016-03-13 19:40 GMT+01:00 Susan Dittmar <Susan.Dittmar at gmx.de>:

> Hi!
> Purnendu Chakraborty schrieb:
>> I have a naive question to the group. How do I set up xetex distribution
>> in the
>> user area?  I could not find any documentation in this regard.
>> The reason is the following. I have TeXlive 2013 from  Opensuse 13.2. I
>> find
>> that the xetex bundled with distribution is buggy. I have some issue
>> with Bengali
>> conjuncts with this version of xetex.  So I want a fresh install of
>> xetex without
>> touching the system-wide TexLive installation.
> If you have enough room on the disk -- my installation takes about 4.3 G
> -- you can easily install the current texlive (which includes xetex) in
> your home directory. Just download the installation script, start it as
> instructed, and before you tell it to install, change the directories
> appropriately. Then write a small script that adds the paths to your
> current environment. Something like
> ------ texlive2015.sh ------
> #!/bin/bash
> export INFOPATH="~/texlive/2015/texmf-dist/doc/info:${INFOPATH}"
> export  MANPATH="~/texlive/2015/texmf-dist/doc/man:${MANPATH}"
> export     PATH="~/texlive/2015/bin/x86_64-linux:${PATH}"
> ------ end of texlive2015.sh ------
> You might have to adjust the paths. Now, before you use xetex, call this
> script, for example
> . texlive2015.sh
> from the same shell (terminal) from which you call your XeTeX-using
> programms.
> This precedes the given paths with the new version paths, so any program
> you call with these environment variables active is searched for in the new
> directories first.
> If you know you'll never want to use openSUSE's version of texlive 2013,
> you can rename this file to '~/.profile' (make sure such a file does not
> yet exist) or append those commands to an existing ~/.profile file. Then
> you can even use (graphical) window manager shortcuts to TeX editors (in
> case you use them) with the correct environment settings.
> Hope that helps,
> Susan
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