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
    rather than

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
    My work-around was just to copy the *.ttf files to
    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.


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

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.scarso@gmail.com> wrote:
On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 7:12 PM, Steve White <stevan.white@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
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

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