How can i use
minion pro? I have tried to put
minion pro in the options of
classicthesis but I get an error. I use Windows and TeXLive 2012. Is
minion pro not in TeXLive as default?
I just compiled the following with xelatex and it worked fine:
Of course you do have to install the otf fonts, I don't know what you mean by "basic", because they come with everything you need (old style numerals, basic/rare/historical ligatures, superior/inferior numbers etc.), except optical sizes (caption, display etc.).
As @NVaughan points out in the comments, you get the basic set of Minion Pro fonts with Adobe Reader, which you can download for free. Once the font is installed on your system,
Otherwise, you could try the