Author Archives: albertsk

About albertsk

Professor at the University of Hawaii

How to include bibliography in ToC of Latex/Lyx

Add the following line in your LaTex/Lyx header.

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MATLAB plot, line width

Object-oriented way or typical way

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LaTex/Lyx

To restart figure and table numbers in Appendix with correct link In the LaTex/Lyx header, add the following package: Where the Appendix start, add the following script:

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Emacs word wrap and replace space by dash

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How to obtain CPU and memory information of Ubuntu system

Command line TUI

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How to use dolphin as a file manager to open a download directory

Open up /usr/share/applications/defaults.list and change line to Source URL: https://askubuntu.com/questions/2495/how-can-i-get-firefox-to-use-dolphin-instead-of-nautilus

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How to screen capture every 3 seconds

                                                                                                                         Usage : scrot [OPTIONS]… [FILE]Where FILE is the target file for the screenshot.If FILE is not specified, a date-stamped file will be dropped in thecurrent directory.See man scrot for more details-h, –help display this help and exit-v, –version output version … Continue reading

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How to search specific email message in Thunderbird

Install thunerlink at https://github.com/mikehardy/thunderlink

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How to convert a pdf file into sequentially numbered images and animated gif

The above command in Linux will convert each page of the pdf file “myPDFfile.pdf” into sequentially numbered png files of the file names starting with “img” such as img-01.pngimg-02.png… Options “-rx 300 -ry 300” means that 300 dpi is used … Continue reading

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Output and Error redirect

$ command 2> /dev/null 1>&2 which is to first redirects stderr to /dev/null and then redirects stdout to point to the same place stderr is currently pointing to.

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