Hi Luigi,

I got ConTeXt installed and running, but the install was very choppy.

FYI the script you gave me had several problems, which I'll detail here.

1) Throughout you want
       freefont-ttf-20120503
    rather than
       freefont-src-20120503

2) This line has a stray backslash character
       bash /first-setup.sh --modules=simplefonts

3) The command
      mtxrun --script font --reload
    searches a bunch of directories for fonts, but not the directory
      texmf-project/fonts/
    My work-around was just to copy the *.ttf files to
      texmf-fonts/
    and then re-do the mtxrun line.

4) You might want to explain that the
      source /opt/luatex/standalone-new/tex/setuptex
    has to be done once at the start of each session, or else bad things
happen.

5) Generally it would be good to dilineate what should be done as root,
    and where normal user stuff starts.

Thanks!


On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 10:25 PM, Steve White <stevan.wh...@gmail.com>wrote:

> Luigi,
>
> OK, I get it. (I have wasted a couple of hours, it seems.)
>
> I'll do as you first recommeded.
>
>
>
> On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 8:37 PM, luigi scarso <luigi.sca...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 7:12 PM, Steve White <stevan.wh...@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> > If possible, I would like to get the distro version working, before
>> moving
>> > to the latest version.
>> hm, hard and useless
>> > Is this add-on module in some Debian package, or must one install it by
>> > hand?
>> > If the latter, what would be involved?
>> no *deb package, as far I know.
>> We usually  have the latest  context mkiv beta as reference, plus some
>> "current"s.
>> It's quite common that mkiv from texlive is too old (and those ones
>> form the distro too). but it's not a problem because installation is
>> easy.
>>
>>
>> --
>> luigi
>>
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