[OS X TeX] Lucida again
gratzer at me.com
Wed Feb 11 15:45:35 EST 2009
Hi Jose Maria,
This is a miracle! This works.
And how fast. Since I am not working within invisible folders with
permission problems, I just dragged the Lucida folder's content into
the new texmf folder, did the sudo, and pronto.
Should somebody write to TUG and tell them this?
I do update the clone daily, but I assume that I also export the
On 11-Feb-09, at 12:43 PM, Josep Maria Font wrote:
> El 11/02/2009, a las 18:38, George Gratzer escribió:
>> I do not have that. Do I have to create it?
>> On 11-Feb-09, at 10:28 AM, Gary L. Gray wrote:
>>> On Feb 11, 2009, at 10:51 AM, George Gratzer wrote:
>>>> P.S. Is there any place we could put Lucida so it does not get
>>>> wiped out? G.
> Hi George,
> I have my Lucida installation in ~/Library/texmf, which is just a
> folder called texmf inside your Library folder (the one inside your
> Home folder). I put the things that come packaged with the Lucida
> fonts in several folders inside texmf, mimicking the structure that
> one gets when unpacking the distributed zip file; that is, some
> things go into a subfolder called doc, others inside fonts, others
> inside source, and finally others inside tex/latex. SOme sub- and
> susub-folders have to be created in each case, but you do all this
> operating normally, in the Finder.
> After doing this, I open the Terminal and type
> sudo updmap --enable Map lucida.map
> and that's all I needed to do with the Terminal. Since the material
> is inside my user home, new installations of TeX do not erase it;
> only I need to re-issue the above terminal command after new
> installations of TeX.
> BTW, you did comment on having a clone of your system in an external
> hard disk, etc. My advice is that once you have it, you update it
> daily! Actually, with Time Machine now one can even have incremental
> hourly copies without having to bother too much about them. Although
> Time Machine is far from being a ripe product, it does help.
> Recently my hard disk simply crashed, and after exchanging it I was
> able to reinstall *everything* (system, TeX, all users) from the
> Time Machine backup, in the state it was just half an hour before
> I actually have a Time Capsule at home, which besides creating the
> home's WiFi network, automatically backups all hard disks of all the
> Macs at home (3). At work, I have a second hard disk in my PowerMac.
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