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How to speed up LuaLaTeX startup with fontspec?

As a novice user of lualatex and fontspec I've found it very slow (>1.3 seconds) to load on my Linux system: % This is file compact.tex \documentclass[a4paper]{article} % This is needed only for old (...
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Problem with commands form old LaTeX setup

I had a very complex document in the past, written for LaTeX2e in several pieces. I had even a Makefile to generate both DVI/PS and PDF versions, in spanish and english. A lot of preamble macros and ...
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How to typeset in initex?

Just curious how to typeset letter 'a' in initex without 'overfull' warnings. $ tex -ini '\font\f=cmr10\f a\end' This is TeX, Version 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2015/Debian) (INITEX) Overfull \hbox (5....
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LuaTeX 0.85 \pdf* primitive changes and format file generation

TeX Live 2015 ships with LuaTeX 0.80. As LuaTeX 0.85 became available last month and I am supposed to do be doing other things I found this to be a wonderful opportunity to procrastinate by giving the ...