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I'm a LaTeX beginner and I tried to compile a LaTeX document without results. The error displayed is:

Couldn't find `ps.cfg'

miktex-maketfm: No creation rule for font psyr.

! Font \csname\endcsname=psyr at 10.95pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not fo und. \endgroup \set@typeset@protect l.116 \newpage ?

By reading this error I suppose that is related to a font (but I am not sure). Here is the list of package that I use:

\usepackage{graphicx} 
\usepackage{epsfig} 
\usepackage{amsfonts} 
\usepackage{amssymb} 
\usepackage{amsbsy} 
\usepackage{amsmath} 
\usepackage{times} 
\usepackage{algorithmic} 
\usepackage{algorithm} 
\usepackage{openbib} 
\usepackage{cite} 
%\usepackage{flushend} 
\usepackage{enumerate} 
\usepackage{color} 
\usepackage{psfrag,subfigure,fancyhdr} 
\usepackage{acronym} 
\usepackage{hhline} 
\usepackage{latexsym} 
\usepackage{multirow} 
\usepackage{float} 
\usepackage[english]{babel} 
\usepackage{url} 
\usepackage{algorithm,algorithmic} 
\usepackage{setspace} 
%\usepackage{threeparttable} 
\usepackage{xspace} 
\usepackage{supertabular} 
%\usepackage{glossary} 
\usepackage{eucal} 
\usepackage{stmaryrd} 
\usepackage{multicol} 
\usepackage{epstopdf} 
\usepackage{dsfont} 
\usepackage{bm,pmat,amsthm}

Is there anyone that could help me?

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    If you are using MiKTeX or TeX Live, is the TeX distribution package symbol installed? Apr 1, 2013 at 12:53
  • Maybe you should remove some packages step by step, providing a MWE that help can be done more effiency.... Apr 1, 2013 at 12:54
  • @HeikoOberdiek thanks, this fixed the error for me (on macOS X, so no apt-get)
    – Matt
    Apr 19, 2018 at 12:28

3 Answers 3

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Please try the following MWE:

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{fonttable}

\begin{document}
\section{Symbol psyr}
\fonttable{psyr}
\end{document}

It should compile without error and results in a font table. If it does not compile you have a problem like that @Heiko mentioned in his comment ...

Fonttable Symbol

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I got the same error, but after doing

sudo apt-get install texlive-fonts-recommended

it worked.

This may also be relevant.

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  • On TexLive for macOS, the packages that are necessary to be installed and solve the error are collection-fontsextra, collection-fontsrecommended, and collection-fontutils. Installed with a macOS application: TeX Live Utility.
    – Aryo
    Nov 5, 2020 at 5:30
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Alternativelly, you can use tlmgr gui to install package symbol as Heiko Oberdiek pointed out.

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