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I have installed mactex-no-gui and it contains context and fontawesome5.

> sudo tlmgr install fontawesome5                        
Password:
tlmgr: package repository http://www.pirbot.com/mirrors/ctan/systems/texlive/tlnet (not verified: gpg unavailable)
tlmgr install: package already present: fontawesome5

Let’s say I have the following file named test.tex.

\usesymbols[fontawesome]
\setupsymbolset[fontawesome]

\symbol[globe]
\symbol[beer]
\symbol[discord]

Then, the following command creates a PDF file with fontawesome 4 but not with fontawesome 5.

context test.tex --pdf-engine=xelatex 

Next, I tried the following file,

\usesymbols[fontawesome5]
\setupsymbolset[fontawesome5]

\symbol[globe]
\symbol[beer]
\symbol[discord]

but it returned error like this.

fonts           > symbols > library 'fontawesome5' is unknown

I can’t find any solution so far. What am I missing?

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ConTeXt supports version 5 of Font Awesome but the provided symbolset works only with MkIV.

\usesymbols [fontawesome]

\starttext

\symbol [fontawesome-solid] [globe]

\stoptext
  • It works like a charm! Thanks. – mattocci Jun 12 at 5:12

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