[NTG-context] Struggling with Old Style numerals!

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Mar 27 13:55:38 CEST 2006


G.C.H.M. Verhaag wrote:
>   Mojca Miklavec wrote:
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>> TeXLive 2004? Hans would probably call it ancient. If it is (was) OK
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>>> I've removed that one and installed TeXLive 2005! I was afraid of other
>>> problems, and indeed that's exactly what happened.
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>>> So what should be my next move?
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>> I don't know much about TeX live (the only time I tried to install it
>> it was broken). Under linux I often use this one (if nothing else, no
>> special privileges are needed for "installing" it):
>> http://www.pragma-ade.com/context/install/linuxtex.zip
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>> .....
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>> An alternative is to follow the installation instructions on the wiki,
>> but I have absolutely no experience with that on linux.
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>> Mojca
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> Dear Mojca,
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> Downloading the most recent ConTeXt is not really an option when one 
> uses a slow analog telephone line (small bandwidth) when accessing the 
> Internet. So I prefer to use the TeXLive CD's, but that's a bit old, yes.
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the context zip is not that large (<3 meg)

unfortunately the latest tex live has problems with context and lm
> Installing TeXLive on my Linux based PC never really causes any real 
> problems. Formerly I used mainly SuSE or RedHat, but I turned to Debian. 
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i only test on suse (which we have run here for ages) so i cannot help 
there
> This requires a bit more fine-tuning!
>   
Hans


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