Not able to use matplotlib with Times New Roman

Dear all,

I am having big problems to produce an eps figure with Type 1 fonts
(Times New Roman) using matplotlib.

I try to follow what it is proposed here:

but I get errors:

UserWarning: findfont: Font family ['Times New Roman'] not found.
Falling back to Bitstream Vera Sans
  (prop.get_family(), self.defaultFamily[fontext]))
UserWarning: findfont: Could not match :family=Bitstream Vera
Returning /usr/share/matplotlib/mpl-data/fonts/ttf/STIXNonUniBol.ttf

It seems that Times New Roman, which is installed in my system, is not
accesible by matplotlib, as after doing:

from matplotlib import font_manager
font_manager.findfont('Times New Roman')

I get the same error as above.

Anyone has any idea? I am using Python 3.4.1 from Debian unstable and
Matplotlib1.3.1 compiled from source due to this bug:

Best wishes,


Francisco J. Hernández