Bug#574676: pdflatex font metrics generation problem when run as a web-server user
On 20.03.10 Bal K Paudyal (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> I think this package has some issues. pdflatex run as a www-data
> user fails to create pk fonts cache at the working directory (the
> directory is writable by www-data) or /tmp. It fails with the
> following error:
> *(see the transcript file for additional information)
> !pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file ecsx1000): Font ecsx1000 at 600 not found
> ==> Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced!
IIRC the default to write the fonts to is the home directory of the
user ~/.texmf-var/.... If you don't like this you may change this in
/etc/texmf/texmf.d/05TeXMF.cnf, the parameter is called VARTEXFONTS.
Don't forget to run update-texmf as root.
Does this solve your problem?