# Libertine italic sans-serif missing

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and installed the Ubuntu package 'texlive-fonts-extra' to be able to use the Libertine font. Everything is working fine except the sans-serif (Linux Biolinum) italic font. I get the following warnings:

LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape T1/fxb/m/sl' undefined

LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape T1/fxb/m/it' undefined

LaTeX Font Warning: Some font shapes were not available, defaults substituted.


I've found several suggestions, but none of them helped.

First of all this Q&A suggests to update the Libertine font to version 5.1.3. Well the package ttf-linux-libertine is of version 5.1.3, but I doubt that this package is used by LaTeX. I couldn't figure out which version is used by LaTeX or how to upgrade the font.

This mail suggests to use

\usepackage[T1]{fontenc}


Unfortunately this does not help either.

Minimal example:

\documentclass[english]{article}
\usepackage[T1]{fontenc}

\usepackage{libertine}

\begin{document}
\textsf{Lorem }

\textsf{\emph{Ipsum}}
\end{document}


Compare the output with and without Libertine package:

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Have you considered using libertineotf (with XeTeX or LuaTeX)? –  ℝaphink Oct 10 '12 at 9:42
Thanks! This might be a work-a-round. But it seems as if I didn't manage yet to install the OTF font correctly. I get an error Requested font "LinLibertine_R" at 10.0pt ! Font \zf@basefont=LinLibertine_R at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file or installed font not found. –  lumbric Oct 10 '12 at 10:15