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An Eye on Hematite

Research is a widely understood as a collaborative effort. This graphic illustrates how researchers from all over the world work together towards a single objective: better understanding of nature. I selected a small community...

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circos dependencies on RHEL

On RedHat Enterprise Linux 6.5 (Santiago), for installing circos, you will need the following perl packages: Clone Config::General Font::TTF::Font GD GD::Polyline List::MoreUtils Math::Bezier Math::Round Math::VecStat Params::Validate Readonly Regexp::Common Set::IntSpan Statistics::Basic SVG Text::Format Time::HiRes Here...

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local perl library directory

When working on systems you do not have root access to, you may have the problem that bothering the IT staff for installing every single package is quite annoying for both sides. For python,...

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Linux Libertine on MacOS

When using the Linux Libertine font family on MacOS, everything is fine with LaTeX, as the MacTeX distribution already includes all relevant files. In case you use third-party tools like Inkscape, you will have...

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TotalTerminal and .bashrc

When using TotalTerminal, a guake-like terminal helper, the default shell, bash, is not started under execution of the .bashrc. Hence, any custom commands defined or changed in this file will not be effective until...

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Ubuntu: error on dist-upgrade

On Ubuntu, you may upgrade your system to the next (development) release by issuing update-manager -d either on a root shell or using sudo. However, using the graphical interface gives you no diagnostic output...

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Ubuntu and MATE: NumLock lock

Today MATE decided to take NumLock serious. It's settings manager was unsure what state of NumLock was desired and thus changing it over and over. In that case, typing on a notebook can be...