How to compile Latex on Linux

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How to compile Latex on Linux, and what’s the needed packages? On Fedora, the packages needed can be simply installed via: # yum install texlive* dvipdfmx To compile a latex document (say doc.tex) with bibtex used: $ latex doc $ bibtex doc $ latex doc $ latex doc $ dvips doc.dvi $ ps2pdf doc.ps The
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Gnome: disabling / deleting keyrings

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How to disable/delete the current keyrings on gnome? If the Gnome keyrings are not needed, or we forget the password, we can disable/delete the current keyrings. The keyrings are stored under ~/.gnome2/keyrings/ To disabled or delete current keyrings, we can simply delete this folder: rm -rf ~/.gnome2/keyrings/ Remember to backup this directory if you still
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Google Chrome keyboard and mouse shortcuts for Linux and Windows

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What are the Google Chrome keyboard and mouse shortcuts for Linux and Windows? Keyboard shortcuts of Chrome can make it easier to control the browser and save our time. Here are a list of commonly used shortcuts: Ctrl+T Opens a new tab. Press Ctrl and click a link. Or click a link with your middle
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How to install noip2 on Linux

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How to install noip2 on Linux to update my no-ip domain? Check the post at: https://www.systutorials.com/4677/how-to-install-noip2-on-linux/ To make noip2 service automatically update with your latest IP, add a crontab entry for root: 0 */5 * * * /sbin/service noip restart The noip2 service will be restarted every 5 minutes. When the service is restarted, it
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IEEEtran BibTex style

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How to install install the IEEEtran BibTex style in Fedora? IEEEtran.bst is the official BibTeX style for authors of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Transactions journals and conferences. http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/IEEEtran/bibtex/ How to install it on Fedora 17: # yum install tetex-IEEEtran An example of using it: bibliographystyle{IEEEtran} bibliography{IEEEabrv,ref}

Windows 7 64-bit fails to install on VirtualBox / Linux with status code 0xc0000225

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Windows 7 64-bit fails to install on VirtualBox on Linux with status code 0xc0000225: “Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. To fix the problem: 1. insert your Windows installation disc and restart your computer. 2. Choose your language settings, and click “Next.” 3. Click “Repair your Computer”.
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How to convert a ps file to a pdf file

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How to convert a ps file to a pdf file that is available for publish (embedded fonts, etc)? Convert the file.ps ps file to file.pdf: $ ps2pdf -dPDFSETTINGS=/printer file.ps file.pdf</pre> Embedding Fonts in PDFs with pdflatex by Jeffrey P. Bigham: http://www.manticmoo.com/articles/jeff/programming/latex/embedding-fonts-with-pdflatex.php

Prevent Chrome closing after closing the last tab

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  How to prevent Chrome from closing itself after I close the last tab? This is a feature I want to have.   This is a feature I want to have. Last Tab Standing plugin plays the trick: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/last-tab-standing/dlopnnfglheodcopccdllffcijjeenkj If the last tab is closed, this extension stops Chrome from closing and instead opens the New
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Synchronizing home directories

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Any good tools to synchronize home directories on Linux boxes? Many have several PC/laptops and consequently many home directories. There is home directory synchronizing problem. unison is a good tool to do this: http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~bcpierce/unison/download/releases/stable/unison-manual.html#rshmeth http://www.watzmann.net/blog/2009/02/my-homedirs-in-unison.html http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~bcpierce/papers/index.shtml#File%20Synchronization Useful script: $ unison -batch -ui text ./ /mnt/homebak/zma/ In text user interface, synchronizing two directories in batch mode
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Installing Dropbox on Linux

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How to install Dropbox on Linux ? Just follow Dropbox’s instruction here: https://www.dropbox.com/install?os=lnx A quick command for 64-bit Linux: $ cd ~ && wget -O – “https://www.dropbox.com/download?plat=lnx.x86_64” | tar xzf – Use the dropx CLI: http://www.dropboxwiki.com/Using_Dropbox_CLI Download dropbox.py: $ wget -O ~/bin/dropbox.py “https://www.dropbox.com/download?dl=packages/dropbox.py” Set the permissions: $ chmod +x ~/bin/dropbox.py Start Dropbox: $ dropbox.py start Status:
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