[R] Problem with inconsolata font (again) --- on Fedora 17 this time.
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jan 11 12:49:26 CET 2013
On 11/01/2013 01:50, Rolf Turner wrote:
> Some while ago I posted a problem on this list concerning a failure of
> R CMD check on one of my packages that resulted from LaTeX being
> unable to find the "inconsolata" font. This was under the Ubuntu OS.
> This was solved, thanks to advice I got from this list, basically by
> sudo apt-get install texlive-fonts-extra
> I am now (for reasons which I won't go into) running Fedora 17, on a
> different computer. Now LaTeX cannot find the necessary inconsolata.sty
> I googled around a bit, and an item I found led me to check whether I
> actually had texlive installed on my (new) system. I hadn't!!! So I did
> sudo yum install texlive
> and that seemed to work. But then the item I'd found indicated that I
> should do
> sudo yum install texlive-inconsolata, texlive-inconsolata-font
> But I got:
>> No package texlive-inconsolata, available.
>> No package texlive-inconsolata-font available.
> I also tried
> sudo yum install texlive-fonts-extra
> with a similar result.
> Can anyone give me a simple recipe as to how to get the inconsolata font
> and the associated inconsolata.sty?
Install texlive 2012. The texlive version in Fedora (<= 17, and 17 is
the current release with 18 having been delayed yet again) is many years
out of date (2007: this is 2013!), and you will save yourself a lot of
> Rolf Turner
> R-help at r-project.org mailing list
> PLEASE do read the posting guide
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
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