[texhax] broken footnotes [Fedora TeX Live math]

Uwe Lueck uwe.lueck at web.de
Tue Mar 10 18:45:57 CET 2015

Jim Haynes wrote:
> I did a fresh install of Fedora 21 recently. I installed a whole bunch
> of texlive packages from the Fedora repository, mostly having to hunt
> and peck because there don't seem to be any dependencies in the
> packages.
> When I got all done my latex sources that involve footnotes are broken.
> When it gets to a \footnote{...} item I get
>    ! Math formula deleted: Insufficient extension fonts.
>    \@ensuredmath #1->$\relax #1$
>    l.60 ...tnote{ actually 500 characters per minute}
>    ?
> Am I missing some necessary texlive package?
> (I don't know much about TeX/LaTeX, just enough to get into trouble)

1.) It is a problem with math rather than footnotes, 
    I have modified the subject so that other readers 
    are more attracted by your posting.

2.) I have found it useful simply to google for any error message
    I get (usually with Linux rather than TeX). For your one,
    the top link has been


    I think before any list reader spends any more time with the
    problem, you should try the workarounds that were discussed there.

HTH -- Uwe.

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