Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Install Tex Live in Windows and Linux, Add Liberation Fonts

TeX Live is a free software distribution for the TeX typesetting system that includes major TeX-related programs, macro packages, and fonts. Textlive can be installed in Windows or Linux. (Around 3GB)
Texlive can be downloaded from:

1) For Windows, run

default location

2)  Add new font, such as Liberation Fonts
If you want to add extra ttf  fonts, such as The Liberation(tm) Fonts, which can be downloaded from:
under C:\texlive\2014\texmf-dist\fonts\truetype\public
create directory liberation
copy all ttf liberation font files to liberation  directory.

For Linux, create directory liberation under /usr/share/fonts/
copy all ttf liberation font file to /usr/share/fonts/liberation

3)  Installation for Redhat Linux
 $  wget
$  tar xf install-tl-unx.tar.gz
$  cd 'directory where file extracted'
$  sudo ./intall-tl
$  O
$  L
        Choose the following:
    (1)   New value for binary directory [/usr/local/bin]: /usr/bin
    (Type /usr/bin.)
    (2)   New value for man directory [/usr/man]:
    (Do not type anything.)
    (3)   New value for info directory [/usr/info]:
    (Do not type anything.)
$  R
$  I
You may also need to install PDFtk:
$ wget
$ sudo yum install jre-gcj
$ sudo rpm -Uvh pdftk-2.02-1.el6.x86_64.rpm

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