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I have adjusted tlmgr/tlmgrgui perl scripts so that standard arguments for font selection will work - this will be included in tomorrow's (20160517) tlpretest for TL2016. With this, a simple tlmgr --font 'Helvetica 24' gui will give you a much bigger font than usual. Hope that helps.


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Talking about MacPorts: Are there advantages/disadvantages with using one or the other solution? Advantage of MacPorts Its latex integrates better & easier with other MacPorts packages. Especially, if you already use MacPorts, sticking to the MacPorts package makes it easy to maintain your ecosystem (like upgrading / uninstalling ...


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Please go to the MacTeX & El Capitan page for information. Also, you shouldn't set the PATH since it will automatically get set by the installation.


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The basic installer does only install some packages and the basic tex system. Therefore if you run TeX code using packages which are not installed the system asks to install them or does it if you have allowed that while the installation process. In my opinion it is better to install the complete distribution. That needs more time, okay, but you can use ...


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On my Ubuntu 15.10 system, I can influence font choice with global X resources. Line in ~.Xresources, e.g.: *Font: -*-nimbus sans l-medium-r-normal-*-14-*-*-*-p-*-iso10646-1 The font name matches the one listed in the xfontsel utility. So, this is pretty prehistoric. Activation of this new/changed line: xrdb merge ~/.Xresources


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URW's LetterGothic can be installed using the getnonfreefonts scripts. Download the scripts from here. Follow the instructions to unzip the archive and install the script using texlua. Use sudo getnonfreefonts-sys to install the fonts on your system. Important: do NOT use getnonfreefonts. ONLY use getnonfreefonts-sys. The installation provides both ...


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Download the package at http://ctan.org/pkg/wordcount (i.e., http://mirrors.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/wordcount.zip), unpack it, extract its content (wordcount.tex and wourdcount.sh) and copy it in the same folder as your document. Let's assume this document is name test.tex, and that it is in the folder /home/work/. Launch a console, go to /home/work/ ...


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I don't think your .bashrc is correct. Try reading this post here on how to do it. In particular your PATH variable should be set like this: PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/texlive/2015/bin/x86_64-linux without the semicolon at the end. You also don't need to export. I believe you have made a typo in your post. It should be x86_64-linux and not x68_64-linux as ...



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