How to install MetaFont.
Install mf (MetaFont) with the "texlive-core" package.
To start mf, you need to create a plain base file using mf (in “initialisation” mode), plain.mf, and local.mf:
% mf -ini This is METAFONT... **plain # you type plain (output) *input local # you type this (output) *dump # you type this Beginning to dump on file plain... (output)
Updated on 19/03/2012