779 reputation
618
bio website oneiros.de
location Duisburg, Germany
age 49
visits member for 2 years, 4 months
seen Sep 16 at 13:36

TeX user since 1989, mostly LaTeX. For some time maintainer of pdfTeX, since then a close friend of the LuaTeX team.


Oct
12
comment Running LaTeX via command line on Ubuntu server
@MarcoW.: Please have a look at tex.stackexchange.com
Oct
6
comment How do I rip audio from a DVD?
Sorry, but see the Handbrake FAQ: Handbrake can't extract only audio.
Jun
9
comment Installing .sty packages with Kile
"nothing seems to work for me!" - What have you tried?
Jun
5
comment messed up characters in PDF printed from Ubuntu 12.10
That's a perfectly fine PDF (so says Adobe Reader); the problem must be in your printer or your printing system. Please add information about your printer and how you send the file to the printer (which pdf viewer do you use?).
May
27
comment How to dynamically generate PDF documents
What have you tried?
Apr
20
comment Where are installed the binaries of Texlive?
which pdflatex
Apr
20
comment Where are installed the binaries of Texlive?
I don't use Ubuntu, but I'm sure your package manager knows where the files from the packages are - no need to use locate.
Mar
18
comment Clock issue in Ubuntu 12.10
See askubuntu.com/a/26940/62688
Feb
21
comment Is there a tool that can add a password to a PDF file?
Related questions on Stack Overflow and Super User.
Feb
20
comment convert several png to one pdf
You could just use pdflatex to place all the pngs on one pdf. More infos are on TeX.SX.
Feb
10
comment Problem with LVM over mdadm with NTFS. Is it possible?
I've converted that comment into an answer. Please upvote and accept. :-)
Feb
9
comment Problem with LVM over mdadm with NTFS. Is it possible?
Did you create a filesystem on these partitions? See man mkfs.ntfs.
Feb
9
comment How to make users gain root privileges from another account?
Use sudoedit: man sudoedit
Feb
1
comment Can I cache an mdadm raid with an ssd?
And if we look outside of Ubuntu/Linux, there's Apple's Fusion Drive.
Jan
19
comment install koma-script for texworks on ubuntu
See How do I install the latest TeX Live 2012?
Jan
18
comment Unable to synchronize time using NTP
Ubuntu ships openntpd and not xnptd as a default? ntpq is from xntpd.
Jan
14
comment Problem opening some PDF files
If the PDF is broken, WINE won't help.
Jan
13
comment Problem opening some PDF files
This should not be needed for PDFs.
Nov
30
comment Convert lossless m4a to flac
But sndfile-convert can not read iTunes AAC-LC.
Nov
26
comment How can I extract a page range / a part of a PDF?
Did you try ImageMagick?