Thursday, March 3, 2016

Extra Fonts for LaTex using Texlive on Ubuntu

One day, when I compiled a LaTex file, I encountered the following error,


-- Verifying Times compatible math font.
** Times compatible math font not found, forcing.
** No Times compatible math font package found. newtxmath is required.

! LaTeX Error: File `newtxmath.sty' not found.

It appears that others also encountered similar. The solution is simple. It is just to install additional fonts that are Times compatible. I am using Texlive on a Ubuntu system. On Ubuntu, perhaps, other Debian-based Linux system, you can install additional fonts for LaTeX as follows,

sudo apt-get install texlive-fonts-extra

The error went away after I installed the package.

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