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I've prepared a package that I hope can replace all current libertine packages (and provide partial compatibility with obsolete ones). If you have libertine-based documents please check it out and report problems to me at

rdt at cs.queensu.ca

The package can be downloaded from ftp://linus.cs.queensu.ca/libertine.tds.zip

To install this package on a TDS-compliant TeX system unzip the file libertine.tds.zip at the root of an appropriate texmf tree, likely a personal or local tree. If necessary, update the file name database (e.g., texhash). Update the font map files by enabling the map file libertine.map.

For most purposes, simply add


to the preamble of your document.

Font encodings supported: OT1,T1,LY1,TS1. Engines supported: LaTeX, pdfLaTeX, xeLaTeX and luaLaTeX.

More documentation in

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closed as not a real question by egreg, lockstep, Kurt, Loop Space, Alan Munn Nov 13 '12 at 17:55

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Welcome to TeX.sx! While your intent is good, your message doesn't fit with the format of this site, which is about questions and answers. So this thread will most likely be closed. Please, don't take this personally: I'd very happy if your project reveals successful, thus ending months of uncertainty about what to do in order to typeset with the Libertine fonts. We all wait for your contributions to this site. – egreg Nov 13 '12 at 16:59
If you manage to get 20 reputation you can join us in the TeX, LaTeX and Friends chat room. You might also want to complete your profile. – Silke Nov 13 '12 at 17:20
Usually, we don't put a greeting or a "thank you" in our posts. While this might seem strange at first, it is not a sign of lack of politeness, but rather part of our trying to keep everything very concise. Upvoting is the preferred way here to say "thank you" to users who helped you. – Kurt Nov 13 '12 at 18:12
Nice package. Why don't you upload it in CTAN? – NVaughan Nov 13 '12 at 18:21
It is in CTAN indeed! Why post it here, then? – NVaughan Nov 13 '12 at 18:32