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}

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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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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Large-but-correctly-aligned-and-optimized code is faster than less-bytes-per-instruction/opcode-packed code

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Is large-but-correctly-aligned-and-optimized code faster than less-bytes-per-instruction/opcode-packed code? Alex Ionescu mentioned in ros-dev mailing list: I’m not sure why you would want kernel code to be “smaller” instead of “faster” though — on modern processors for cases like interrupts and such, large-but-correctly-aligned-and-optimized code is faster than less-bytes-per-instruction/opcode-packed code. ie: mov eax, [foo] add eax, 1 mov
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mmap a large range of memory which is larger than the total size of physical memory and swap

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How to make mmap() a large range of memory which is larger than the total size of physical memory and swap successfully? Short answer: Adding the MAP_NORESERVE flag to mmap() to make it not reserve any swap space for the mapping. For example: rr_addr = mmap((void*)i, len, PROT_READ|PROT_WRITE, MAP_ANON|MAP_PRIVATE|MAP_NORESERVE, -1, 0); More details in: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4803152/mmap-fails-when-length-is-larger-than-4gb

SEEK_HOLE and SEEK_DATA: efficiently archive/copy large sparse files

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How to efficiently archive a very large sparse file, say 1TB? The sparse file may contains a small amount of data, say 32MB. SEEK_HOLE and SEEK_DATA The SEEK_HOLE/SEEK_DATA functionalities play the trick and makes `tar` and `cp` handle the large sparse file very efficiently. `lseek` with `SEEK_HOLE` returns the offset of the start of the
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How to install the MATE fork of Gnome 2 on Fedora 17?

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I miss Gnome 2. How to install the MATE fork of Gnome 2 on Fedora 17? MATE is already included into Fedora 17’s repository and is an official feature of Fedora 18. To install MATE on Fedora 17 # yum install @mate-desktop To install softwares usually needed: # yum install mate-media mate-screensaver mate-system-monitor mate-power-manager mate-utils
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