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My .tex file failed the LaTeX compile with one of this problem, my OS is Ubuntu 12.04, and it seems to have the same problem in Fedora 16. Can someone help me with this?

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closed as too localized by tohecz, Guido, Martin Schröder, Kurt, barbara beeton Dec 1 '12 at 22:33

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Welcome to TeX.sx! A tip: You can use backticks ` to mark your inline code as I did in my edit. –  Kurt Oct 17 '12 at 16:19
How dit you load the fonts? ptm is Adobe Times which is not shipped in any of the TeX installations. What is shipped is utm which is URW++ variant of Times. Normally updmap.cfg contains a setting which fonts should be used. Best is, show a minimal document! –  norbert Oct 18 '12 at 12:32
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Install texlive-fonts-recommended:

sudo apt-get install texlive-fonts-recommended
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Just chucking on a comment because this never got accepted - this solved the problem for me completely. –  nebffa Oct 5 '13 at 14:26
I don't know if this should be closed as too localized, and not accepted. This can be refined into a proper question and a solution that is helpful. It is the 1st google result for "Font OT1 not loadable". And the answer does help. –  luk32 May 9 at 17:47
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