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I followed the instructions to install MinionPro fonts from this website. http://carlo-hamalainen.net/blog/2007/12/11/installing-minion-pro-fonts/

However, when I tried to run the tex file at the bottom, I have this error message:

! LaTeX Error: File `MinionPro.sty' not found.

Running the command kpsewhich MinionPro.sty gives the following output:

/usr/local/share/texmf/tex/latex/MinionPro/MinionPro.sty

So the system knows where MinionPro.sty is, so why can't the file compile?

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Did you start tex in the same shell where you started kpsewhich? –  Stephan Lehmke Sep 3 '12 at 8:16
    
Hi Stephan, how do I find that out? Not really familar with the kpsewhich command. –  Bluemilk Sep 3 '12 at 8:19
    
Sorry for not being clear. You reported the output of kpsewhich, so you probably typed that into a command shell. Is this the same shell where you are also running the tex command (or pdftex or whatever)? –  Stephan Lehmke Sep 3 '12 at 8:24
    
Yup it is. I am trying to compile the tex file using pdflatex, if that is of any help. –  Bluemilk Sep 3 '12 at 8:32
    
That's bad. There's practically no explanation for kpsewhich finding the file and pdflatex not. Something else must be going wrong. –  Stephan Lehmke Sep 3 '12 at 8:35
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If you don't need the math font, there's a much easier way to use MinionPro with LaTeX:

  • Install Acrobat Reader (the acroread package on Ubuntu);
  • Copy the OTF fonts: sudo cp /opt/Adobe/Reader9/Resource/Font/*.otf /usr/local/share/fonts/;
  • Use fontspec with XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX to make use of the fonts.
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Hi Raphink, Unfortunately, I need the math fonts as I am typesetting my thesis. –  Bluemilk Sep 3 '12 at 8:16
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