How to install the Futura font in TeX Live 2010 in Linux(Ubuntu 10.10)?
Expanding on rvf0068's answer, first get pfu.zip from CTAN and unzip it inside
You then need the font files. You may have these from Adobe or from Linotype, and the instructions are slightly different.
For fonts from Adobe, copy the
On the other hand, for fonts from Linotype copy the
In both cases, you almost certainly will not have the full folder structure inside
You then need to run
or for the Linotype ones:
(This is done at the Terminal.)
See http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/metrics/w-a-schmidt/. Futura is pfu.
From pfu.txt in that directory:
"This bundle includes all files required to use the "Adobe Futura" Type1 fonts with LaTeX on the Un*x or PC platform."