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I have soem problems with doing malayalam fonts in LaTeX. Some fonts of CDAC-ILDC are installed but they cannot be used with malayalam or omega malayalam. I am using Ubuntu 12.04. the same problem occurs for my friends using the same Ubuntu. There was no problem with previous editons and Mandriva linux. While compiling the .tex file produced by the pre-processor of malayalam I got the following error message.

/usr/local/texlive/2012/texmf-dist/tex/lambda/malayalam/umlgistrevathi.fd)
(/usr/local/texlive/2012/texmf-dist/tex/lambda/malayalam/umlgistchippi.fd)
(/usr/local/texlive/2012/texmf-dist/tex/latex/psnfss/t1ptm.fd) [1] [2]
(./holyweek-mod.aux)
kpathsea: Running mktexpk --mfmode / --bdpi 600 --mag 1+57/600 --dpi 657 MLTTRevathiN
mktexpk: don't know how to create bitmap font for MLTTRevathiN.
mktexpk: perhaps MLTTRevathiN is missing from the map file.
kpathsea: Appending font creation commands to missfont.log.
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!pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file MLTTRevathiN): Font MLTTRevathiN at 657 not found

 ==> Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced!
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Can you provide a Minimum Working Example? That is, the smallest complete code sample which shows the problem. If people need additional fonts to demonstrate the issue, you should also explain how to get them. This will make it much more likely people will try to solve the issue because you will be making it easier for them to help you. –  cfr Dec 19 '13 at 0:06

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