[Assist] ec fonts

Tom t4k at email.cz
Wed Apr 15 22:47:46 BST 2015

It seems that the cm-super is already included as part of
texlive-core, but the ec fonts are not part of that package (I'm sorry
for the confusion).

Instead, it seems, that those files are part of some other package,
which seems to be missing in Parabola. I have found the following
reference to the "ecrm" fonts in the list of files in the
texlive-coreon the Arch website


I'm quite new here and am not sure, how exactly the packaging works
and which package does provide those fonts then. But it seems to me,
that the ec fonts are be free (see


On Mon, Apr 13, 2015 at 09:30:01PM +0100, Ramana Kumar wrote:
> Why are the three things, which are all quite difficult, required for Parabola,
> when cm-super is already included in Trisquel?
> On Sun, Apr 12, 2015 at 8:40 PM, Michał Masłowski <mtjm at mtjm.eu> wrote:
>     > Does anyone have any references/URLs related to this, i.e. where/how
>     > to take the next steps?
>     See
>     e.g. https://wiki.parabola.nu/TeXLive_freedom_verification#MeX_license
>     for details of the license problem.
>     > For example, does EC fonts have a homepage? Is the author's email
>     > address known?
>     Search CTAN, all such info should be there.
>     > How are they currently being removed from Parabola's TeXLive packages?
>     Check mksource in the PKGBUILDs in abslibre.git.

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