[LON-CAPA-users] mimetex issues

Stefan Bisitz st.bisitz at ostfalia.de
Mon Oct 8 10:24:05 EDT 2012

Hi Sven,

You probably encountered the same issues as others using a server with 
Ubuntu 10.04, 64 Bit.

Please check the details and solution:

Stefan Bisitz

Am 08.10.2012 11:33 schrieb Sven Strickroth:
> Hi,
> we used
> /res/vcu/jmsullivan/math/linear_eqtns/slv_num_lineareqtn_fract2_signed01.problem
> in a course and out of 84 students no one was able to correctly solve it.
> So I investigated this issue and found out, that with mimetex (the
> default) the formula is displayed incorrectly (see
> http://home.tu-clausthal.de/~sstri/jsmath.png,
> http://home.tu-clausthal.de/~sstri/tth.png and
> http://home.tu-clausthal.de/~sstri/mimetex.png); the number before the
> "x" is shown as another "x".
> Does someone else experience the same problem and how can I solve it?
> We're running LonCapa 2.10.1-2011113023 on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.
> PS: I tried to send this message on Thirsday, however, it got
> dropped/deleted without further notice (maybe because I had the images
> attached).

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