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 06-11-2006, 06:16 PM #1 toffi22 Member   Registered: Sep 2004 Location: Bonn, Germany Posts: 32 Rep: Latex + Fontenc Hi, I have moved from LFS to Debian on my notebook and whenever I use Code: \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} in my Latex-documents now, I get Code: [PDFLaTeX] finished with exit status 1 /usr/share/texmf-tetex/tex/latex/base/fontenc.sty:100:Font T1/cmr/m/n/10=ecrm1000 at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found. \fontencoding\encodingdefault\selectfont ./la.tex:14:Font T1/cmr/m/n/17.28=ecrm1728 at 17.28pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file notfound. \maketitle ./la.tex:14:Font T1/cmr/m/n/12=ecrm1200 at 12.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found. \maketitle ./la.tex:16:Font T1/cmr/bx/n/10=ecbx1000 at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found. \begin{abstract} What's the reason for this? How do I solve this or where do I start digging? Thanx for any hints ;-) -Christoph =)
 10-05-2006, 08:32 PM #2 vazio LQ Newbie   Registered: Oct 2006 Distribution: debian Posts: 3 Rep: run latex as root once you just need to run latex logged as root once, using the file with the "\usepackage[T1]{fontenc}" as input to generate the font, wich you has no permission as a normal user. i have done it in my slackware with the same problem and it works now. hope this could help
 10-06-2006, 04:32 AM #3 toffi22 Member   Registered: Sep 2004 Location: Bonn, Germany Posts: 32 Original Poster Rep: Hi and thanks for your reply! I'll try that next time I set up a new system! I found out, that the user you create during setup isn't in the 'users' group by default. Adding him Solved the problem for me so far ;-) -Christoph =)
 10-08-2006, 08:49 AM #4 vazio LQ Newbie   Registered: Oct 2006 Distribution: debian Posts: 3 Rep: oops in fact, my previous solution worked for a while, but when I need a different font size i have the same problem again. then I try some with the texconfig and the command "texconfig font" give me the answer. so i see that "texconfig font rw" solved my problem and i dont need to run latex as root anymore.

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