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I feel like this shouldn't be too hard to accomplish but I haven't been able to figure it out from some quick googling. On ubuntu, I have the font-stix package installed, and the fonts are actually on my computer (mathjax is rendering with it, for example), but I don't know/understand how to compile a regular LaTeX document (via, eg, pdflatex) with the stix fonts.

edit: I came across that other link when I was googling but nothing there was able to help me get stix working.

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marked as duplicate by Kurt, doncherry, Claudio Fiandrino, barbara beeton, mafp Apr 27 '13 at 14:56

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The package xits is included in TeX live and has a good documentation. The STIX Opentype fonts are also included, and they are used the same way like all Opentype fonts are used in Xe(La)TeX or Lua(La)TeX, but not with PDF(La)TeX. – Speravir Apr 28 '13 at 2:42

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I downloaded the stix latex beta package from, The added the following to preamble


(and deleted my old font setup, of course)

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Welcome to! – Peter Jansson Apr 27 '13 at 14:51

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